Beano 80th Anniversary Poster

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

Beano 3890 - Dennis the Menace

Beano named as theme for library-based 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

Beano Studios is continuing to ramp up activity surrounding the comic’s 80th anniversary next year, and Beano has been named the creative theme for the Summer Reading Challenge 2018. The Summer Reading Challenge, organised by the Reading Agency and run in partnership with the UK public library network, has taken place annually since 1999, aimsContinue reading Beano named as theme for library-based 2018 Summer Reading Challenge