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!
Wicked Comics have announced another wave of guests for Malta Comic Con 2018 next month, who work either with independent publishers or with renowned publishing houses from around the world, including the Beano‘s “Minnie the Minx” artist Laura Howell. Laura should need no introduction to most downthetubes readers. In 2006, she became the first female artistContinue reading Beano artist Laura Howell joins huge Malta Comic Con 2018 guest line-up
Celebrate 65 years of Beano star Minnie the Minx with a 68 page special, available now from UK newsagents, or direct from DC Thomson. We trailed this new bookazine back in August: it covers everything from the story of her creation in 1953, to the artists who have illustrated her adventures (including current artist Laura Howell), andContinue reading “65 Years of Minnie the Minx” Beano Bookazine Special available now!
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”
Long time Beano artist Laura Howell has joined the guest list for ICE Birmingham in September, joining other Beano legends at the special celebratory retrospective panel for the long-running weekly British humour comic at the expo. Laura Howell likes drawing and writing comics that make people laugh. In 2006, she became the first female artistContinue reading Beano artist Laura Howell joins ICE 2018 line up in Birmingham this September