New Year, New Beano!

Beano 3866 - Cover

The latest issue of DC Thomson’s weekly humour comic The Beano is on sale now in all good newsagents and supermarkets acrss the UK, crammed with comedy goodness from creators including Barrie Appleby, Nigel Auchterlounie, Hunt Emerson, Bambos GeorgiouLaura Howell, Mychalio KazybridIain McLaughlinNigel Parkinson, Lew Stringer and more.

Oh – and if you’re after a bargain – The Beano 2017 annual is now on sale whule stocks last in Sainsbury’s stores for just £2!

In Beano Issue 3866 this week…

Dennis the Menace goes super-sized... to fight a space-lizard!

Dennis the Menace goes super-sized… to fight a space-lizard!

Minnie the Minx gives a mammoth a mega-makeover!

Minnie the Minx gives a mammoth a mega-makeover!

Make a Gnasher kite - it'll blow you away!

Make a Gnasher kite – it’ll blow you away!

Betty wants her mummy - but she gets her Yeti instead

Betty wants her mummy – but she gets her Yeti instead

Ivy the Terrible is back in action!

Ivy the Terrible is back in action!

Canine chaos courtesy of Pup Parade!

Canine chaos courtesy of Pup Parade!

Edd's having a bad day at school. Can his Numskulls work out why his teacher has become a giant fish finger?

Edd’s having a bad day at school. Can his Numskulls work out why his teacher has become a giant fish finger?

• Check out Beano online: beano.com

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The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. 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 “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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