New Beano merchandise eases the pain of Back to School blues

Beano JournalIt might only be the beginning of August, but no-one can have failed to notcie that supermarkets and other stores are already loading their shelves with Back to School gear (curses, eh?). But, if you’re a Beano fan, there’s plenty to kit yourself up with despite the impending return to your equivalent of Bash Street.

Homework will be done in double time using The Beano stationery which features ultra-cool comic artwork. The range includes The Beano A5 Journal, £9.95, or The Dandy A6 Journal, £7.95 both from

For an extra special Back to School gift, DC Thomson have licensed new ‘personalised’ Beano notebooks which can include any name or message. Bright, vivid and fun – school work suddenly becomes more interesting!  They’re available in two sizes – A4 (100 pages) and A5 (75 pages) and there’s a choice of lined or unlined paper.

The personalised notebook, which cost £7.50, comes spiral-bound with a frost effect cover sheet and is available from online retailer:

Also out now are two Beano metal flasks, both available from Or why not try a plastic Dennis the Menace Water Bottle, with 750ml capacity, a wide-mouth for easy filling and a screw cap, from

Towards the end of the summer holidays, parents tend to have the arduous task of labelling up new school gear.  However, now there’s a fun way to label with new Dennis the Menace labels from  These handy labels can be used on; lunch boxes, drink bottles, sports equipment, shoes, books, folders, toiletries, electronic equipment, laptops and anything with a smooth hard surface.

• DC Thomson’s Beano e-shop is the real place for getting all Beano merchandise. There is a lot in it you may not see elsewhere

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