A brand new Rupert Index is here.
Updated and in Colour
To celebrate Rupert's Centenary, the Rupert Index has been completely updated.
New information was gathered from official records, and the book is fully illustrated with all colour publications shown in full colour.
To order a copy of the index download the order form here and send a cheque, or e.mail John Beck (details are on the form) and pay by PayPal.
Some sections of the book are available here for members to view.
Mary Tourtel stories, Alfred Bestall stories and Post-Bestall stories in the Daily Express, and a number of other sections, are available: just follow the link.
Rupert Calendar for 2021
A Rupert calendar is sent to every full member each year, with a separate illustrated page for each month.
Full and e-members may view or download the individual illustrations and the full calendar as a PDF.
Click the image or here to see more.
You can still see the 2020 calendar here
Rupert Articles in the Book and Magazine Collector
Follower Roger Anderson has produced a delightful collection of Rupert articles published in the Book and Magazine Collector from 1984 to 2000 (the magazine ceased publication in 2010). He has made it available to all Followers as a PDF document which may be viewed or downloaded,just click on the picture below.
Many thanks to Roger for this publication and for sharing it with us.
Please note this PDF was not produced for sale/resale or for profit and that all content remains the property of the original copyright holder(s).
No, Rupert is NOT a cartoon character
Follow this link to an interesting study showing that Rupert formed part of an innovative literary genre. This paper was written by author Ewen Mackenzie-Bowie. Download article here... (7.2 Mb)
The Followers of Rupert Bear
The official Rupert Bear Society Website
The Secretary, John Beck
29 Mill Road, Lewes, East Sussex
tel 01273 477555