Later, de Vink joined Young and Free, a Dutch youth ministry with whom he worked for 17 years.He also operated a publishing company and worked as a freelance journalist writing books, magazine features and doing illustrations.Blocksom also wrote and illustrated an in-depth article on the use of comics in evangelism for Japan Harvest magazine ("Your Message in 'Manga' Will Get Through! 4, 1987/88) and wrote This Way to Happiness in 1979, which was illustrated as a cartoon tract by Evan Wilson in 1991.
Carter’s first tract was “Frame-up”, marking the beginning of an ongoing association with Chick Publications for more than thirty years.
In addition to the tracts, Carter drew The Crusaders full-size comic book series from 1974-1988.
He wrote and published a number of Christian comics tracts such as Londa (1980), The Miracle of Dr.
Miller (date unknown), The Last Cup of Coffee (1993), and Poison - A True Story (2002).
"At my church one of the fellows had a Chick tract, and I saw it and it impressed me because that's what I always wanted to do." Carter had studied at Chicago’s American Academy of Art, and in early 1972 he sent some samples to Jack Chick.
Chick wrote back, and within 3 weeks Carter moved from Illinois, USA, to southern California.
Born 25 August 1930, James Blocksom was originally from Ohio USA.
After the Korean War, while serving as an optometry officer at the airforce headquarters in Tokyo in 1954, Blocksom became a Christian.
Primarily he worked with other artists, such as Doug Chafey and Bill Webb, but he sometimes did his own artwork.