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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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New bookazine celebrates Minnie the Minx at 65!

DC Thomson is celebrating 65 years of the Beano‘s Minnie the Minx with a new 68 page special, Minnie – 65 Years of Minxing. The bookazine format title, which will be released in October, covers everything, from the story of Minnie’s creation in 1953, to the artists who have illustrated her adventures, and finally to her rise to BeanoContinue reading New bookazine celebrates Minnie the Minx at 65!

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Who will be cast as Minnie the Minx in new live-action show?

Who will be cast as Minnie The Minx? That’s the question many Beano fans are asking, some wondering if this week’s anniversary celebrations will be accompanied by more news about the announced live-action TV show from Lime Pictures, in partnership with Beano Studios. Beano Studios had been dropping hints about The Magnificent Misadventures of Minnie forContinue reading Who will be cast as Minnie the Minx in new live-action show?

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Happy Birthday to the Beano at 80: Why It’s Still Much Loved

In the run up to the 80th anniversary of the Beano‘s debut in July 1938, I asked comic creators and fans of DC Thomson’s much-loved weekly humour comic (now produced by Beano Studios) who their favourite characters or strips were, and why? Did they have a favourite creator? And, perhaps most importantly – why doContinue reading Happy Birthday to the Beano at 80: Why It’s Still Much Loved

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Royal Wedding plans changed in secret, venue moves to Beanotown — and chaos ensues!

Ahead of the much-anticipated wedding of HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, this week’s issue of Beano comic pays homage to the Royal couple in a satire strip – and Royalists heading to Windsor this weekend will be disappointed to learn the nuptials have already taken place – in Beanotown! Well, almost. The comic reveals thatContinue reading Royal Wedding plans changed in secret, venue moves to Beanotown — and chaos ensues!