John Alexander Scott Coutts 9 December — 5 August , better known by the pseudonym John Willie , was an artist, fetish photographer , editor and the publisher of the first 20 issues of the fetish magazine Bizarre , featuring his characters Sweet Gwendoline and Sir Dystic d'Arcy. Though distributed underground, Bizarre magazine had a far-reaching impact on later fetish-themed publications and experienced a resurgence in popularity, along with fetish model Bettie Page , starting in the s. John Coutts was born in to a British family in Singapore. They returned to the United Kingdom in He grew up in a middle-class family and attended the Royal Military College, Sandhurst.
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The Adventures of Sweet Gwendoline
Sweet Gwendoline is the main female character in the works of bondage artist John Willie ,  first published as a serial, usually two pages at a time, in Robert Harrison 's mainstream girlie magazine Wink from June to February and later in several other magazines over the years. She is rescued and also repeatedly tied up though for benevolent reasons by Secret Agent U German gothic rock band Umbra et Imago , famous amongst the fetish goth scene, also recorded a song entitled "Sweet Gwendoline". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Main female character in the works of bondage artist John Willie.