75th Anniversary issue of The Beano

Happy Birthday, Beano! 75 Years Young!

Today marks the release of the 75th anniversary issue of The Beano – the longest running comic in Britain (if not the world) – and celebrations large and small are happening around the country. The 75th anniversary issue is crammed with a mix of regular strips and celebrity guests (none of them as famous asContinue reading Happy Birthday, Beano! 75 Years Young!

Happy Birthday, Oor Wullie!

He is Scotland’s most famous son, a dungaree-wearing, spiky-haired scamp who has sown mischief in Auchenshuggle for 70 years — and first appeared in the Sunday Post on 8th March 1936. Oor Wullie, who celebrates being “nine years auld” today was created by Dudley D Watkins who also illustrated The Broons, Korky Cat and DesperateContinue reading Happy Birthday, Oor Wullie!