“65 Years of Minnie the Minx” Beano Bookazine Special available now!

Minnie the Minx - CoverCelebrate 65 years of Beano star Minnie the Minx with a 68 page special, available now from UK newsagents, or direct from DC Thomson.

We trailed this new bookazine back in August: it covers everything from the story of her creation in 1953, to the artists who have illustrated her adventures (including current artist Laura Howell), and finally to her rise to Beano cover star today.

Minnie the Minx - Sample Spread

Minnie the Minx - Sample Spread

Minnie the Minx - Sample Spread

With behind the scenes secrets and specially selected reprints from the archive, this is the definitive story of the world’s most famous Minx!

• You can order Minnie – 65 Years of Minxing direct from the DC Thomson web shop here for £6.99 – and it’s also on sale in all good newsagents (although not all of them – you may have better luck in supermarkets)

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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