Artist not known. Note - the above picture was taken from issue 514, which was advertising the series starting in issue 515. The picture may have been used in an earlier text comic series or is from another completely unconnected series.
See The Hotspur 515 - ?
Writer:- The Hotspur editorial team. Artist:- Not known.
Main cast:- Private "Steelfingers" Stark; Colonel Yates.
Time period:- Second World War.
The Second World War made use of many individuals skills' from all walks of life. None stranger than Private "Steelfingers" Stark, in civilian life a stage escapist, who can pick any lock. His ability as an expert locksmith comes to the notice of a section of British Intelligence, who make use of his amazing skills in a series of exciting episodes.
The banner image at the top of this page is by a artist, who didn't draw the series. This suggests that maybe this character is one which had appeared in earlier Thomson text comics. Or possibly the picture has nothing to do with Steelfingers at all, but is from a completely different series. Can anyone help to confirm or deny this?
The following adventures of "Steelfingers" Stark are from issues 515; 517 and 518.