Just after Christmas, perhaps because they’d been drinking too much mulled wine while reading this year’s top-selling Beano annual, some of Britain’s national media got into one of its occasional “comics aren’t what they used to be” funks. Specifically, with coverage of the new Dennis and Gnasher TV series – and what they claimed, wrongly,Continue reading Beano creators hit back at media sniping as comic hits 80, buoyed by success of new “Dennis and Gnasher” TV show
The latest edition of Comic Heroes (Issue 32) is on sale now in all good newsagents and its own dedicated digital app. The latest issue, in case you weren’t sure, celebrates women in comics with a selection of features (including a four page feature in Time Bomb Comics’ Flintlock title – find out more about thatContinue reading New Comic Heroes celebrates women in comics, Spider-Man
DC Thomson has just launched its revamp of The Beano, across all aspects of the title including the comic – still sold in all good newsagents- and digital world. Here’s the details in full from Beano Studios… however, there’s no information as yet on the new strip line up for this week’s Beano, or its creators…Continue reading The Beano launches major revamp, physical and digital, new TV show in the works?
DC Thomson and Dundee City Council have finally brought ‘Bash Street’ to life, the official street unveiling coming in the same month that the Bash Street Kids celebrate their 60th anniversary. Named after the mischievous Bash Street Kids, the pedestrianised street – plans for which were approved back in 2012 – will be located in the West Marketgait area of Dundee.Continue reading Bash Street brought to life for real in Dundee
TV presenter Richard Hammond both stars in and was guest editor of this week’s The Beano, on sale today. The special issue, on sale Wednesday 6th November, has a Grand Prix theme and follows the Top Gear star as he attempts to uncover the identity of The Stig with the help of The Beano gang.Continue reading Beano gets a Top Gear makeover thanks to guest editor Richard Hammond