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!

A Tale of Two Scottish Cities -SNIP

Andy Fanton pens “A Tale of Two Scottish Cities” for Jurys hotel chain

Jurys had a hotel in Edinburgh and one in Glasgow… but now they have two in each city and to celebrate the recent launch of their new accommodation, they created this comic strip all about both great cities… it’s Shakespeare with a Scotch Twist! Follow Dr. Livingstone and his new friend in Tesla’s Top Secret Time Machine! – the workContinue reading Andy Fanton pens “A Tale of Two Scottish Cities” for Jurys hotel chain

Biffo the Bear by Lew Stringer, who features in the 2014 Beano annual

Beano, Dandy Annuals mix the old and the new for 2014

With folk buying for Christmas even earlier than ever to spread the cost, here’s a quick reminder that Britain’s best-selling comic, The Beano celebrates its 75th birthday this year and the annual is still sale now in all good bookshops, supermarkets and online – along with The Dandy 2014 annual and more from DC Thomson.Continue reading Beano, Dandy Annuals mix the old and the new for 2014

The Beano, on sale 3rd July 2013

Andy Fanton takes over The Beano

Comic creator Andy Fanton seems to be on a mission to take over the Beano this week, – he wrote this week’s Little Plum, Ball Boy and the issue features his first ever script for Beano legends The Bash Street Kids! Portsmouth-based Andy, whose past credits include work for Cosgrove Hall and The Dandy, isContinue reading Andy Fanton takes over The Beano

New British comic fanzine, Atomic Comic, launches

The first issue of a new fanzine about British comics, Atomic Comic, has been launched, and is available now for free as a digital download. The 36 page issue, the work of Harry Rickard and George Shiers, includes an interview with creators Andy Fanton and Will Dawbarn, part one of a brief history of comics,Continue reading New British comic fanzine, Atomic Comic, launches