Beano, Dandy annuals and more on sale in early August

Beano and Dandy 2022 Books

DC Thomson Media’s full range of annuals and gift books, including the Beano and Dandy Annuals for 2022, will be on general sale on 1st August in bookshops, newsagents and some supermarkets – and are available to pre-order now from the DC Thomson web shop, along with this year’s Beano and Dandy Summer Specials, which will be on general sale next month.

Beano Annual 2022

This is the year of the superhero … and our heroes wear stripes! In the Beano Annual 2022, Minnie the Minx dons her cape once more as Batmin, to dispense her own brand of hilarious justice to bullies and grown-ups alike. Dennis and Gnasher must stop Walter’s diabolical plot to create the “Ultimate Menace” as he tries to take over the town! And Beanotown’s top spy, Dangerous Dan, seeks to uncover an enemy agent in our awesome long story ‘Spy Hunter’!

Dandy Annual 2022

The Dandy Annual 2022 celebrates the winter Olympics … and this year it’s taking place in Dandytown! Korky the Cat and Winker Watson bring together all of their friends, from Desperate Dan and Brassneck to Beryl the Peril and Blinky, to compete in some of the silliest sports you’ll see, such as snowman building, ski jumping and even curling!

Beano and Dandy Gift Book 2022 - Arty Farty!

The Beano & Dandy Gift Book 2022 is a carefully curated collection of classic comic strips will have readers young and old laughing through decades of some of the very best stories from the comedy cast on display.

Join fan favourites including Dennis and Gnasher, Minnie the Minx, Desperate Dan, Beryl the Peril, The Bash Street Kids – and many more – as they make an exhibition of themselves in their trademark anarchic style.

The Broons Annual 2022

For eight decades, Scotland’s first family have entertained readers young and old, with a sense of humour delivered in true Scots style.

Collecting almost 100 comic strips from the last two years, The Broons Annual 2022 features The Broons celebrating family life and laughs at 10 Glebe Street, around Auchentogle, and on occasional trips to the But an’ Ben.

The Broons & Oor Wullie Gift Book 2022

Rounding up a riot of animal antics from more than 80 years of The Broons & Oor Wullie, The Broons & Oor Wullie Gift Book 2022 is a menagerie of mirth also features some of the very best of Wee Harry, Scotland’s favourite son’s wily Westie.

Proving popular with readers, Oor Wullie’s wee dug has his very own weekly ministrip in The Sunday Post fun section. This Annual is a must-have for fans of Oor Wullie and The Broons!

Jacqueline Wilson Annual 2022

The Jacqueline Wilson Annual 2022 is ideal for children aged 7-12 years who love reading, writing, craft or art and anyone who likes Jacqueline Wilson!

The content is designed to stimulate imaginations and encourage learning through fun – creating stories, developing characters and trying design challenges. It’s a book which will be used over and over again!

Check out the DC Thomson Media Web Shop to pre-order all these annuals – and look out for discount offers on “Triple book” orders, too

All these annuals are expected to go on sale in high street outlets and some supermarkets from 1st August 2021


Beano Summer Special 2021

Check out our news story on these Special here

• You can pre-order both new Beano and Dandy Summer Specials, separately or as a pair from the DC Thomson webshop

• Order the Beano Summer Special direct from DC Thomson Web Shop here

Cover by Nigel Parkinson

The Beano Summer Special will be on sale in newsagents in early June 2021, going off sale on 8th September 2021

What could be better than no school for ages? Your summer holidays filled with fun from the Beano Summer Special 2021, that’s what! Packed full of comics, jokes and puzzles, it’s perfect for Beano fans of all ages!

Dandy Summer Special 2021

Last year’s Beano Summer Special is available here from AmazonUK (Affiliate Link)

• Order the Dandy Summer Special direct from DC Thomson Web Shop here

Cover by Steve Bright

We are informed the Dandy Summer Special will also be on sale in newsagents in June, going off sale on 8th September 2021

The Dandy Summer Special is back, too! Rain or shine, indoors or outdoors, the Dandy’s favourite characters will keep you entertained all summer long! With loads of awesome activities, it’s the only holiday souvenir you need!

Last year’s Dandy Summer Special is available here from AmazonUK (Affiliate Link)

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