Harry Hill. Image courtesy Beano Studios

Comedian Harry Hill joins Beano to hunt for Britain’s funniest primary school class

Iconic British comedian and author Harry Hill has been announced as special guest judge in Beano’s nationwide search to find Britain’s Funniest Class. Teachers up and down the country have until 10th May 2019 to put forward their class’ very best jokes, gags and funnies to be in with a chance of being crowned theContinue reading Comedian Harry Hill joins Beano to hunt for Britain’s funniest primary school class

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Rare Dandy Monster Comic annual offered at auction, expected to sell for over £1000

A rare copy of the first Dandy annual, titled the Dandy Monster Comic, published just before World War two, is to be sold at auction as part of a Two Day Book & Ephemera Sale by Keys Fine Art Auctioneers in Aylsham, Norfolk. The 1939 Dandy Monster Comic, published late in 1938, was the firstContinue reading Rare Dandy Monster Comic annual offered at auction, expected to sell for over £1000

Terry Bave’s cover for the 1994 Big Comic Fortnightly Holiday Special

In Memoriam: Whizzer & Chips, Dandy cartoonist Terry Bave

We’re very sorry to report of the passing of another great of British humour comics, cartoonist Terry Bave, who has died after a short illness, aged 87. His many credits since the 1950s included work for Wham!, Cor!, Whizzer and Chips and, later, the Beano and The Dandy. Although he retired in 2007 he continued toContinue reading In Memoriam: Whizzer & Chips, Dandy cartoonist Terry Bave

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Rare “Dark They Were” poster by Bryan Talbot, Bob Monkhouse items, among Aston’s latest memorabilia auction lots

Dudley-based auction house Aston’s will be hosting an Entertainment & Memorabilia Auction later this month, which includes books and more from the private collection of comedian, quiz show host and comics creator Bob Monkhouse. The auction includes cinema posters, lobby cards, music memorabilia, records, laser discs, comics, film props, autographs and sports memorabilia. Many ofContinue reading Rare “Dark They Were” poster by Bryan Talbot, Bob Monkhouse items, among Aston’s latest memorabilia auction lots

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Comic Book Postal Auctions latest offering launched, includes original Beano, Dandy art

Comic Book Postal Auctions has just launched their August / September auction – and there are some great British comics offerings, including original art from the Beano, and The Dandy – and rare copies of early appearances of Dick Boss, The Netherlands first comic book hero. Their recent May auction achieved some strong results. TheContinue reading Comic Book Postal Auctions latest offering launched, includes original Beano, Dandy art