MIKE WILLIAMS (Born 1940)

Mike Williams

Michael Charles Williams (born 1940)


Since his first cartoon was published in
Punch read more...

Mike Williams
Michael Charles Williams (born 1940)

Since his first cartoon was published in
Punch in 1967, Mike Williams has contributed regularly to many a magazine. He has a particular interest in comic representations of animal life, calling this his ‘Animalia’.

Born in Liverpool on 24 February 1940, Mike Williams attended Quarry Bank Grammar School in the Liverpool suburb of Allerton. A self-taught artist, Williams began working in Henry Pybus and Littlewoods commercial art studio in 1957, aged 17.

In 1966, he joined his elder brother, Pete, in becoming a freelance cartoonist. The following year, Williams sold his first drawing to
Punch, launching a career that has seen him become a successful cartoonist recognised throughout the world. Since then, his characteristic jokes have appeared in many major national and international magazines, including Private Eye, The Spectator, The Oldie and Playboy, and a number of national newspapers, such as The Times and the Sun, as well as deputising for Jak in the Mail on Sunday. In 1997, he briefly became Cartoon Editor of Punch.

Throughout his career, Williams has worked on numerous advertising campaigns, producing images for companies such as BMW and Guinness, and is producing a range of best-selling greetings cards.

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ACHILLES HAS HAD A BLOODY AWFUL SEASON by MIKE WILLIAMS

ACHILLES HAS HAD A BLOODY AWFUL SEASON

WELL, SO MUCH FOR THE FORTY EIGHT TWENTY TWO FORTY EIGHT FORMATION! by MIKE WILLIAMS

WELL, SO MUCH FOR THE FORTY EIGHT TWENTY TWO FORTY EIGHT FORMATION!

'OH NO! IT'S IVAN THE CEREBAL!!' by MIKE WILLIAMS

'OH NO! IT'S IVAN THE CEREBAL!!'

"GOOD AFTERNOON, MY NAME IS ARNOLD. I WONDER DO YOU BY ANY CHANCE HAVE A CAT?" by MIKE WILLIAMS

"GOOD AFTERNOON, MY NAME IS ARNOLD. I WONDER DO YOU BY ANY CHANCE HAVE A CAT?"

'SOMETIMES, I'D SWEAR HE UNDERSTANDS EVERY WORD I SAY' by MIKE WILLIAMS

'SOMETIMES, I'D SWEAR HE UNDERSTANDS EVERY WORD I SAY'

"I'M THINKING OF CALLING IT A HORSELESS CARRIAGE." by MIKE WILLIAMS

"I'M THINKING OF CALLING IT A HORSELESS CARRIAGE."

NO 43 by MIKE WILLIAMS

NO 43

IT'S BEEN RAINING STEADILY NOW FOR THE PAST HALF AN HOUR AND MICHAEL IS STILL OUT THERE ON 'SLICKS' by MIKE WILLIAMS

IT'S BEEN RAINING STEADILY NOW FOR THE PAST HALF AN HOUR AND MICHAEL IS STILL OUT THERE ON 'SLICKS'

I'M AFRAID IT'S NOT A BATTLE OF BRITAIN FLY-PAST YOUR MAJESTY, IT'S YOUR AIR FORCE by MIKE WILLIAMS

I'M AFRAID IT'S NOT A BATTLE OF BRITAIN FLY-PAST YOUR MAJESTY, IT'S YOUR AIR FORCE

MIRROR MIR...WAIT FOR IT! WAIT FOR IT! by MIKE WILLIAMS

MIRROR MIR...WAIT FOR IT! WAIT FOR IT!

DOES MY BONUS LOOK BIG IN THIS? by MIKE WILLIAMS

DOES MY BONUS LOOK BIG IN THIS?

"WE CLOSE AT SIX!" by MIKE WILLIAMS

"WE CLOSE AT SIX!"

BE CAREFUL, IT'S A BIT SLIPPY THIS MORNING by MIKE WILLIAMS

BE CAREFUL, IT'S A BIT SLIPPY THIS MORNING

OH, PLEASE YOUR HIGHNESS! NOT THE GLASGOW EMPIRE!! by MIKE WILLIAMS

OH, PLEASE YOUR HIGHNESS! NOT THE GLASGOW EMPIRE!!

WELL, WHA'EVER I'IS, THEY'VE BEEN BREWIN' A HELL OF A LOT OF IT EH, JIMMY? by MIKE WILLIAMS

WELL, WHA'EVER I'IS, THEY'VE BEEN BREWIN' A HELL OF A LOT OF IT EH, JIMMY?

I SAID ... YOU'VE GOT TO HAND IT TO THESE ISRAELIS ... OR THEY'LL TAKE IT by MIKE WILLIAMS

I SAID ... YOU'VE GOT TO HAND IT TO THESE ISRAELIS ... OR THEY'LL TAKE IT

IT'S AN NHS RULING MR PUGH ... OUT OF BODY EXPERIENCE OR NOT, IF THIS LASTS MUCH LONGER YOU'LL LOSE THIS BED by MIKE WILLIAMS

IT'S AN NHS RULING MR PUGH ... OUT OF BODY EXPERIENCE OR NOT, IF THIS LASTS MUCH LONGER YOU'LL LOSE THIS BED

I'M THINKING OF DONATING HIS BODY TO SCIENCE by MIKE WILLIAMS

I'M THINKING OF DONATING HIS BODY TO SCIENCE

DALI by MIKE WILLIAMS

DALI

THE BURGHERS OF MCDONALDS by MIKE WILLIAMS

THE BURGHERS OF MCDONALDS

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