Dennis and Gnasher, after David Hockney, by Horace Panter

Horace Panter: The Beano 80th Birthday Collection opens in Harrogate

An exhibition of Horace Panter‘s Beano-inspired pop art opens in Harrogate later this month, at the RedHouse Originals Gallery. 2018 marks the 80th birthday of legendary comic The Beano and to celebrate, Beano Studios invited Horace Panter to produce a new collection based around its famous characters. Previously on display in York (read our news itemContinue reading Horace Panter: The Beano 80th Birthday Collection opens in Harrogate

Isle of Man Beano Christmas Stamps 2018

Happy Beano-mas! Isle of Man launches Beano Christmas Stamp’s

Beano and the Isle of Man Post Office have joined forces to celebrate 80 years of the world’s longest running and most loved comic with a special collection of stamps, featuring Beano’s iconic characters Dennis & Gnasher on the Isle of ManContinue reading Happy Beano-mas! Isle of Man launches Beano Christmas Stamp’s

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

The Beano Logo 2016

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