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DC Thomson launches “Slime Factory”

If your little one loves all things slime, then they’ll love Slime Factory magazine, a brand-new magazine from DC Thomson Media, which includes a two-page “Goo Crew” strip by current Minnie the Minx artist Laura Howell. It’s oozing with easy-peasy slime makes, cool slimy science, fun puzzles and quizzes, and much more! Readers can joinContinue reading DC Thomson launches “Slime Factory”

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Happy Birthday to the Bash Street Kids, 65 years young!

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!

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Beano artist Laura Howell joins huge Malta Comic Con 2018 guest line-up

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

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“65 Years of Minnie the Minx” Beano Bookazine Special available now!

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!

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BBC Radio 4 Extra re-broadcasts Danny Wallace’s Beano documentary, “Menace to Society”

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”