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Boris Johnson Names His Sixth or Seventh Child, Wilfred

However, if you are British, and of a certain age close to that of Boris Johnson, with a working knowledge of the Beano, it means something very different.The Beano is a weekly comic book anthology that has been running since 1938 and has published over 4000 issues, and is very much a traditional part of[...]

Talking Gilbert & Sullivan, The Beano And Regular Show With Laura Howell

By Olly MacNameeFrom The Beano to The Regular Show, Laura Howell has quietly been working to build a career in comics that spans both sides of the pond as well as taking time to offer comic book workshops in schools and libraries around the Midlands here in the UK As a local artist, this interview[...]

The Beano's Numskulls Takes On Pixar's Inside Out

Inside this week's eighty-year running British weekly Beano comic book, we get a new edition of the strip that has been running since the seventies, The Numskulls A strip about the people inside our head who control our every move and thought And they have been to the movies...Because, yes, Inside Out has just been[...]

British Comics To Sponsor Kids TV Shows For A Year

Publishers of comics such as The Beano, Commando, Dennis & Gnasher WWE Kids and the Jacqueline Wilson Magazine, they have a new Thunderbirds Are Go comic book coming out soon.And as a result, will be sponsoring the entire channel for a year, starting in August, that will promote their line of titles. ITV are already running[...]

ComiXology Goes Commando – And Beano

They've expanded into other countries, other continents, launched new publishing initiatives, translations and services.And now, they are adding Scottosh publisher and British mainstay DC Thompson to the list, including kids comics The Beano and war comics Commando, to the ever expanding library of comic books.This includes modern titles and classic compilations, such as the much[...]

Dennis The Menace Gets A Red And Gold Nose For Comic Relief

and no, we didn't find a gold nose.As is tomorrow's edition of the Beano weekly comic book, with a red and gold cover by Nigel Parkinson and plenty of Red Nose Day content In the Red Nose Day Special, Red Nose Day comes to Bash Street School  Competition hots up as Dennis the Menace, Minnie the Minx[...]

Doctor Who: Listen, By Way Of Nigel Auchterlounie

Nigel Auchterlounie is a cartoonist who writes and draws the Dennis And Gnasher strip in British kids weekly comic, The Beano.He also watches Doctor Who Then writes and draws what he remembers of it.. including Daleks in most episodes Here is the season so far, and last night's episode below...Nigel Auchterlounie is a cartoonist[...]

Andy Murray To Guest Edit The Beano Comic

He's editing an issue of the weekly kids comic, The Beano, running since 1939.Which means appearing in it as well And celebrating his famous temper...In his editor's letter, he is quoted as saying "Olympic Gold was my proudest moment; becoming the first male British Wimbledon winner for 77 years was amazing, but this might be[...]


Bananaman – Or Miracleman?

And he arranged and presented the National Comics Awards with Mark Buckingham - the first comics show to invite Jonathan Ross to present.And he writes and draws in the weekly British kids comic The Beano, which has been running since the nineteen thirties But he still manages to bring in other comic book influences.Such as[...]


Gnasher, Aardman Style

At the weekends, Beanotown at London's South Bank hold free workshops for kids This weekend that consisted of Aardman Animator Jim Parkyn teaching kids how to make their own character models, in this case The Beano's Gnasher, as well as handing out animation software so they can create their own stop frame films.I took my[...]


Dennis Gets A Mega-Zine, And A Rival In Angel Face

Meet Angel Face, Dennis The Menace's rival who began appearing in the weekly Beano comic strip since last year, but is now making a jump to the new series of the Dennis The Menace TV cartoon on CBBC Daughter of the school's headmaster, but who gets away with murder due to her innocent expression, she[...]

When Beanotown Opened To The General Public Today. Including My Two.

So I went to the new Beanotown event at London's South Bank with the kids Round the back of Queen Elizabeth Hall was the most remarkably, museum, playpen and culinary experience celebrating Britain's oldest comic book And the oldest continually publishing in one volume comic book in the world The Beano.It celebrates the current Beano,[...]


The Dandy, The Phoenix And The MooseKid: An Interview With Jamie Smart

He's also the creator of Corporate Skull, the best monster fighting/office worker finding the joy in their life at the expense of their face comic ever written and has had work in The Dandy, The Beano, The DFC and The Phoenix Jamie is prolific, massively talented and at the cutting edge of UK children's comics[...]

Special Edition Of The Beano Annual For British Comedy Awards

And a special edition of this year's Beano Annual hs been published for the event, showcasing a number of nominatedand presenting acts from Jonathan Ross to Miranda Hart to Harry Hill to.. um.. Michael McIntyre And Dennis The Menace and Gnasher, of course.Only a thousand have been produced Expect some of the less-well-heeled comedians to[...]

British Comics On The Stamps Go On Sale Tomorrow

As Bleeding Cool previously reported, the British Royal Mail are releasing ten first class stamps, each celebrating a comic book character and the comic they appeared in, from Judge Dredd to Dan Dare to Dennis The Menace to Beryl The Peril. Wherever you live, you can order the stamps in a variety of presentation formats, […]

Tuesday Runaround – Sixty Years Of Menace

I have never seen a Voltron toy in my life.l I don'twant to start now.AnniversaryWatch: Dennis The Menace turns 60 years old in The Beano this week And he doesn;t look a day after nine Before Bart, before Cartman, there was the British Debnnis The Menace and his dog Gnasher causing mayhem before getting a[...]