Betty Larom (December 5, 1920 - December 4, 1972) was an artist who drew for British nursery comics in the 1950s and 60s. Strips she worked on include "Happy and Butterball" in TV Comic (1955-), "The Story of Dumpy" in Robin (1958-60), and "Camberwick Green" in Pippin (1966). She also wrote and illustrated children's books. Her second husband, Neville Main, was also a comic artist and children's book writer-illustrator.


Larom Happy & Butterball 01

"Happy and Butterball", from TV Comic, c. 1955

  • Alan Clarke, Dictionary of British Comic Artists, Writers and Editors, The British Library, 1998, p. 91
  • Steve Holland, Betty Larom, Bear Alley, 1 April 2007