Bystander, a British weekly tabloid magazine, featured reviews, topical sketches, and short stories. Published from Fleet Street, it was established in 1903 by George Holt Thomas. Its first editor, William Comyns Beaumont, later edited from 1928-1932.
It was notably popular in World War I for its publication of the "Old Bill" cartoons by Bruce Bairnsfather. The magazine also employed many notable artists including H. M. Bateman, W. Heath Robinson, Howard Elcock, Helen McKie, Will Owen, Edmund Blampied and L. R. Brightwell.
- Mr. Comyns Beaumont, Obituaries, The Times, January 2, 1956
- Mr. Comyns Beaumont, Mr. Richard Viner, The Times, January 13, 1956
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