Steve Bright

Peel the Power! Bananaman: The Musical launches in December

We’ve previously reported on plans and early “test runs” for Bananaman The Musical, but now producers Sightline Entertainment have just announced the show’s first full run at London’s Southwark Playhouse, opening in mid-December 2017. Created by Steve Bright and writer and… Read More ›

Creating Comics: Beano Editor Harry Cramond, as remembered by artist Steve Bright

Writer and artist Steve Bright, co-creator of Bananaman, recently posted a touching memory of The Beano’s second editor Harry Cramond on social media. Steve worked for Harry on The Beano for some 18 months and came to know the idiosyncrasies of… Read More ›

British Cartoonists work on show in Greek Cartoonists Association “Sweet Europe” exhibition

A number of British cartoonists’ work features in a “Sweet Europe“, on this week in the Syntagma Metro Exhibition Center in Athens, the second cartoon exhibition of its kind organised by the Greek Cartoonists Association. “Sweet Europe” features 150 cartoons by… Read More ›

Bananaman Musical Set to Slip onto Stage, Casting Call Reveals Show Clues

First, there was news of a movie starring a much-loved hapless superhero published in Nutty, The Dandy and The Beano. Now, for the first time ever, Bananaman will soon be live on stage. Created by Steve Bright and writer and editor Dave Donaldson (best… Read More ›

Political Cartoon of the Year Awards Vote Closes on Tuesday

There’s still time to vote for Britain’s annual Political Cartoon of the Year Awards celebrating the UK’s National Newspaper cartoonists, hosted by London-based Ellwood Atfield Gallery. Voting closes on Tuesday 1st December and includes cartoons from a huge range of… Read More ›

Beano cartoonist Steve Bright conjures up magic with John Holt with new book, “Just Us Then?”

  Just Us Then? is the first book collaboration from the respective talents of Brighty & Holt (Steve Bright and John Holt). If it’s also the last, then you won’t hear them complaining. Their plan in producing this book was purely… Read More ›

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