Cartoonist Kev F. Sutherland dutifully tries to make a silk purse out of a pig's ear on The Apprentice

In Review: The Apprentice does Comics… Badly

A fleet of four black cars, sixteen wheelie suitcases, early morning phone calls and a bunch of bold claims. If downthetubes is covering this show, it can only mean one thing… over on The Apprentice, they tried making some comics. And they did – but oh, dear, what a disaster… The Apprentice is back onContinue reading In Review: The Apprentice does Comics… Badly

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Beano Studios announces Rocket Licensing as UK Licensing Agent

Beano Studios has announced the appointment of Rocket Licensing as their UK licensing agent and Angeles Blanco’s promotion to Director of Global Licensing. Rocket Licensing – whose clients also include US comics publisher Valiant Entertainment, MGM and Sony Pictures – will grow the licensing programme across Beano Studios’ stable of brands in the UK andContinue reading Beano Studios announces Rocket Licensing as UK Licensing Agent

Beano has achieved a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS (GWR) title at the opening of the new V&A Dundee, launching the world’s largest competition to finish a unique comic strip. Image: DC Thomson

Beano gains Guinness World Record for Finish the Comic Strip” competition

Beano has achieved a new Guinness World Records title at the opening of the new V&A Dundee, launching the world’s largest competition to finish a unique comic strip. The iconic British children’s entertainment brand received an excess of 650 entrants at yesterday’s 3D Festival, to achieve the GWR title for largest “Finish the Comic Strip”Continue reading Beano gains Guinness World Record for Finish the Comic Strip” competition

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SO Beano! show heads to SKY KIDS, inspired by Beano.com

SKY KIDS has announced a new deal with Beano Studios to produce a brand-new TV show SO Beano!; inspired by the rebellious and anarchic ethos of Beano.com, the multi award-winning digital kids platform. Filmed at Sky’s state of the art facilities – and to be available for customers on Sky, the SKY KIDS app andContinue reading SO Beano! show heads to SKY KIDS, inspired by Beano.com

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Gnasher goes missing again, in this week’s Beano (but it’s in a good cause)

One of Beano’s most loved and cheeky characters, Gnasher, disappears in the latest issue of the iconic British humour comic. It’s not the first time this has happened, of course – but this time, it’s all in a good cause! The bespoke storyline which runs across two issues from 29th August to 5th September, hasContinue reading Gnasher goes missing again, in this week’s Beano (but it’s in a good cause)