This week’s Beano (Issue 3885) features a great cover from Nigel Parkinson featuring Dennis the Menace and Roger the Dodger and is on sale now in all good newsagents. Featuring strips by Laura Howell, Lew Stringer, Wayne Thompson and more, here’s some of the highlights… Roger the Dodger goes to the shop for a pintContinue reading This week’s Beano – Making Waves, As Usual!
Typical! Just as you go on holiday, some big news breaks about British comics and now we’re playing catch up… but it’s surely good news that one of DC Thomson’s best-known characters, Bananaman, looks set to star in his own movie. Created by Steve Bright and writer and editor Dave Donaldson (best known for his work onContinue reading Keep your eyes peeled – Bananaman is heading for the big screen
This week’s “Bananaman” story in The Beano is definitely one for the comics fans out there. “Miracle Banana” , written by Kev F. Sutherland and drawn by Wayne Thompson, is a lightly satirical strip in which Bananaman meets a character who he thinks has ripped him off. Miracle Banana is, as any comics fan will recognise,Continue reading Miracle Man spoofed in this week’s Beano
With folk buying for Christmas even earlier than ever to spread the cost, here’s a quick reminder that Britain’s best-selling comic, The Beano celebrates its 75th birthday this year and the annual is still sale now in all good bookshops, supermarkets and online – along with The Dandy 2014 annual and more from DC Thomson.Continue reading Beano, Dandy Annuals mix the old and the new for 2014
Following up on yesterday’s post about the new Dandy, editor Craig Graham has kindly taken time out of his busy schedule to give fans a run down of the creative team behind the brilliant revamp revealed in Issue 3508, which sees Harry Hill now fronting the back-to-weekly frequency comic along with a cover price dropContinue reading The new Dandy: Who Did What, then?