New bookazine celebrates Minnie the Minx at 65!

Minnie the Minx - Cover

DC Thomson is celebrating 65 years of the Beano‘s Minnie the Minx with a new 68 page special, Minnie – 65 Years of Minxing.

The bookazine format title, which will be released in October, covers everything, from the story of Minnie’s creation in 1953, to the artists who have illustrated her adventures, and finally to her rise to Beano cover star today!

Minnie the Minx 60th Anniversary Beano Cover

Offering behind the scenes secrets and specially selected reprints from the archive, this is the story of the world’s most famous Minx!

“Expect some Leo Baxendale, a lot of Jim Petrie, a little of Ken Harrison, Tom Paterson, Paul Palmer and something from me,” teases Beano artist Nigel Parkinson.

Just the thing to prepare ourselves for her upcoming live action TV series, eh, readers?

You can pre-order Minnie – 65 Years of Minxing direct from the DC Thomson web shop here for £6.99 – also on sale in all good newsagents in October 2018

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. 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 “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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