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In Memoriam: Beano and Buster artist James “Jimmy” Hansen

We were very saddened to hear the news recently that British comic artist James (Jimmy) Hansen, perhaps best known for his work on the Beano’s “Dennis the Menace” strip, passed away last month, on Tuesday 19th June. (News broke of his passing while I was on a short break, followed by a very busy catchContinue reading In Memoriam: Beano and Buster artist James “Jimmy” Hansen

TV21 243

TV21 243, a special continuation of the original Gerry Anderson-inspired comic, offered again

The Official Gerry Anderson Store is selling copies of TV21 No. 243 – an “alternate universe” continuation of the first series of classic 1960s comic TV21, originally produced as part of the Supermarionation Blu-Ray and DVD release by Network, back in 2014. Positing a world in which TV21 never merged with the short-lived Joe 90Continue reading TV21 243, a special continuation of the original Gerry Anderson-inspired comic, offered again

New Dandy and Beano out today

(With thanks to Lew Stringer): New issues of the revamped The Dandy and the latest Beano are on sale today. The new Dandy – which is provoking ongoing debate on the downthetubes forum and has just started its first poll about its strips on its Facebook page – some will go as the result ofContinue reading New Dandy and Beano out today