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Bunter, Billy. Billy Bunter was created by “Frank Richards,” the pseudonym of Charles Hamilton (Arthur Augustus d’Arcy, Sheerluck Jones, Ken King, Len Lex, Ferrers Locke, Herlock Sholmes, Harry Wharton), and appeared in over a thousand short stories, 105 novels, and radio and television programs from 1908 to 1982, beginning with The Magnet #1 (Feb. 15, 1908).

Billy Bunter is a schoolboy at Greyfriars School in England, and although he is not one of the “Famous Five” students at the school, he is greedy, cowardly, cunning, foolish, and gluttonous enough to get into a large number of adventures on his own..

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