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!
The University of Dundee’s Phillip Vaughn chats to Beano artist David Sutherland in his latest Masters in Comics podcast. David, who often signs his work simply as “DS”, has been drawing “The Bash Street Kids” in The Beano since 1962. In addition to “Bash Street”, he was also the regular artist for “Biffo the Bear”Continue reading Master in Comics: An Interview with Beano artist David Sutherland
Author and broadcaster Danny Wallace is a lifelong Beano fan who grew up in Dundee, the home of the comic – and The Dandy, too, and in a BBC Radio 4 Extra programme Menace to Society, first broadcast when the comic reached its 75th anniversary, currently back on the station’s web site, he looks at theContinue reading BBC Radio 4 Extra re-broadcasts Danny Wallace’s Beano documentary, “Menace to Society”
With the Beano‘s 80th anniversary speeding ever closer (the first issue released in late July 1938, cover dated 30th July), Beano Studios is ramping up its event plans – and there’s a host of new merchandise on its way, too. We’ve already reported on how Dennis celebrated his first appearance by building his own Kelpie andContinue reading Beano’s upcoming 80th birthday in July brings new merchandise, more event plans
Beano Studios has partnered with the iconic Scottish monument The Kelpies to launch a new product range featuring exclusive Dennis and Gnasher comic strip artwork by Beano artist David Sutherland, which will also help mark the anniversary of the character’s appearance in the comic. The original strip was made as a gift for the structures’ sculptor, AndyContinue reading Beano’s Dennis builds his own Kelpies to celebrate anniversary of his first appearance