the artists speak!
a gallery of
comic strips and
puppets in the UK
Night Mare was a ghostly horse ("nightmare",
Just like most ghosts in the Fleetway fun strips,
a rather friendly chap, who was always keep to
kids and put-upon adults to get revenge on their
Being a ghost, our friendly hoss could infiltrate
to gee them along!
And being a horse, he had a penchant for helping
equine pals. He helped a racehorse, a rag and
and once he even assisted some hungry zebras in
a wildlife park...
Basically, this fell into the same same format
The Hand, and others. Indeed,
you could quite easily
replace the horse with the car or the hand - especially
all three were drawn by the masterful Reg Parlett.
In Night Mare's case Reg produced some marvellous
of the horse, trotting in and out of panels, and
away to spook-tacular success.