The “box out” really makes the bagged edition stand out and I’m sure such a great giveaway won’t hurt the title’s sales. We’re told via Twitter that the same promotion also ran at Tescos stores recently – and Sainsbury’s are also running a promotion this week, which includes a free Dandy annual.
Inside Beano no. 3977: Bubble Trouble!
Dennis and Gnasher are cleaning up their act this week! If Gnasher’s caught causing more mischief, then it’s the pound for him! So, when Gnasher drags mud from the garden into Mum’s nice clean house, Dennis has to clean it up.
The only problem: Dennis has never touched cleaning equipment in his life. Will our heroes make a clean getaway, or is it suds up for Gnasher?
Minnie the Minx is also cleaning up her act this week. The Mayor’s giving away prizes to people who clean up Beanotown the most, and we know Minnie loves to win!
So, she’s on a mission to clean up Beanotown, whether it wants to be cleaned or not!
Rubi’s exploring the dark side of the moon with her new Rubi Rover. What will she find there? Aliens? A secret government facility? The possibilities are endless, if only everyone remembers to turn on the lights!
The Bash Street Kids are off-roading this week to get to Excitement Land! Haven’t they learned their lesson about Class 2B and class trips? But, this is one school trip that they won’t drive by!
Eric (aka Bananaman) is trying out for the school play. He’s so good at leading a double life, he wants to try his hand at doing it for fun! But crime stops for no man.
Can Eric make it through his audition without revealing his crime-fighting secret? And, more importantly, will he get the part?
Beano © DC Thomson Media/ Beano Studios
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. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 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.