“Nothing But Trouble” Limited Edition Prints by Sleek celebrate Beano, Oor Wullie

Sleek is a young, classically trained artist who found his distinctive style by connecting street art together with pop art, creating a fresh new fusion genre – and has just released a range of limited edition Beano and Oor Wullie-inspired printsContinue reading “Nothing But Trouble” Limited Edition Prints by Sleek celebrate Beano, Oor Wullie

Beano 3977 - Cover

New Beano offers free copy of 2019 annual in limited distribution promotion

This week’s Beano (Issue 3977) is getting a limited distribution promotion, offering a bagged, free copy of the 2019 Beano Annual with purchase at participating WHSmith stores, which appear to be those at railway stations and airports. It got a good “box out” to grab attention in the comic section of stores such as theContinue reading New Beano offers free copy of 2019 annual in limited distribution promotion

Beano characters - art by Nigel Parkinson

Beano heads to Comics Salopia in June

  Dundee-based comics publisher DC Thomson and Beano Studios are adept at promoting Beano in the national media, the result a steady growth in sale over the past few years. They’ve run some high profile promotional events too, at the South Bank in London, for example, and St. Pancreas station, too, for example, and theirContinue reading Beano heads to Comics Salopia in June

Beano 3972 - Cover SNIP

British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (July – December 2018): Beano continues to shine

The latest sales figures for some comics and children’s magazines available on the UK news stand for the second half of 2018 have been published by the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) – and there’s good news in particular for the Beano and VIZ, but overall, we have to express some continued disappointment that comics and children’sContinue reading British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (July – December 2018): Beano continues to shine

Beano readers have predicted the winners of this year's Brit Awards and Nigel Parkinson has turned them into comic characters. Image courtesy Beano Studios

Little Minxing! BRIT Awards nominees “Beano-fied” by artist Nigel Parkinson

Kids have revealed their predictions for the winners of the BRIT Awards 2019 in new research by Beano.com – and Dennis artist Nigel Parkinson has Beano-fied some of the music stars, including George Ezra, Ariana Grande and Little Mix! A poll on Beano.com of 1,500 children revealed that George Ezra, Anne-Marie and Little Mix areContinue reading Little Minxing! BRIT Awards nominees “Beano-fied” by artist Nigel Parkinson