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A strip from The Hotspur

See The Hotspur issues 269 278.

Writer:- The Hotspur editorial team. Artist:- Ted Rawlings.

Main cast:- Sergeant Moss.

Time period:- Boer War, South Africa.

From the synopsis of the series in Hotspur (picture series), issue 268, 'The battle for Mafeking is on! It's the South African War, and the Boer, or Dutch rebels are laying siege to the British settlers in the town of Mafeking. There were many heroes of the siege, but perhaps the bravest of them all was Bert Moss, the Mafeking blacksmith!'

The following adventures of Moss are from issues 269; 270; 272; 274; 275 & 278.

***Please note that I am using a standard thumbnail image for all the full size pictures on this page. This is purely being done to save myself some time.***

Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd
issue 269
Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd

Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd
issue 270
Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd

Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd
issue 272
Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd

Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd
issue 274
Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd

Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd
issue 275
Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd

Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd
issue 278
Artist Ted Rawlings. © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd

text © Adrian Banfield, 2017; artwork © D.C. Thomson Co. Ltd.