'Baby-Face Finlayson' first appeared in Beano comic number 1553 dated
22nd April 1972. The character is a parody of the famous American
gangster of the 1930s who was called 'Baby-Face Nelson'. 'Baby Face
Finlayson' started as a minor character in the the 'Little
Plum' strip before graduating to his own strip.
Originally drawn by Ron Spencer, 'Baby-Face Finlayson' has often been
joined by other characters including 'Jessie James', 'Sid the Kid', 'Goo
Goo McGoo' and arch enemy Sheriff 'Marsh" Mallow'.
recent times 'Baby-Face Finlayson' has made a number of appearances in 'The