Internal pages, including comic strip, from a 1964 edition of Primo Club Magazine

Who Remembers Primo, the Premium Tea Bear?

Dum-dum dumde-dumde-dum dum dummmmm, Gives you a sparkle, Premium Tea! Back in the 1960s, J. Lyons and Company offered Premium Tea as on of its brands – and a Primo Bear children’s comic, featuring the work of Sunday Times and LWT artist John Tribe. The comic was just part of a branding campaign used to promote the company’sContinue reading Who Remembers Primo, the Premium Tea Bear?

Beano 3972 Cover

Happy Birthday to the Bash Street Kids, 65 years young!

The Bash Street Kids have been in Beano for 65 years, and this week’s issue of the brilliant humour comic offers an epic tale from Andy Fanton – and we’re delighted he had time for a quick chat about it – with art from Bash Street legend David Sutherland! Not only did Andy write a greatContinue reading Happy Birthday to the Bash Street Kids, 65 years young!

Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!

“Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!” gets second season on CBBC

Beano Studios have announced a 52-episode second series of the hit animated TV show Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed! has been ordered for CBBC. The announcement follows the successful launch of the International Emmy nominated kid’s CGI show, which was the highest rated animated show on CBBC at launch for 6-12-year-olds and a top 10 showContinue reading “Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!” gets second season on CBBC