Dennis the Menace – Best Comic Character Ever

dennis-the-menace-best-character-ever.pngFab British humour comics new site Wacky Comics reports that the Scottish Sun‘s poll to find out who is the best British comics character ever has closed and the results posted, and – based on a selectuon of ten characters, all of them from DC Thomson comics except Dan Dare, Dennis the Menace has come out top.

Dennis, alongside his trusty sidekick Gnasher, collected 31 per cent of the votes to take the Number One spot, followed by the Bash Street Kids in second place with 15 per cent of the votes and Oor Wullie in third, with 14 per cent.

“Sadly the article only shows who appeared in first, second and third place,” Wacky Comics writer George Shiers notes, “as it would have been interesting to see the full list.”

Read the full story on Wacky Comics

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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