Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Scarth

Pretty, blonde and almost invariably naked female star of the UK daily newspaper Science-Fantasy strip Scarth, A.D.2195, created by writer Les Lilley and Spanish artist Luis Roca (1941-    ). The first full-frontal nude in UK newspaper strips, she appeared in The Sun 1969-1972. Killed at the moment of her first appearance, she is resuscitated by 22nd-century medicine. Suffering Amnesia and chronic nudity, she is taken up by an interplanetary fashion mogul. Her adventures are Satires on the fashion world of the Pop Art and Flower Power period. [RT]

This entry is taken from the Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997) edited by John Clute and John Grant. It is provided as a reference and resource for users of the SF Encyclopedia, but apart from possible small corrections has not been updated.