TV star and comics creator Joe Sugg has helped deliver a very special issue of the Beano
Dennis the Menace
Fast and furious bidding on 1951 Beano featuring first “Dennis the Menace”
The latest British comics-focused EBay comic from auction house Phil-Comics is up and running, with close to 400 vintage comic listings, with the vast majority starting at 99p with no reserve. The auction includes the March 1951 first appearance of… Read More ›
Beano and Dandy Metal Plate Rarities included in latest Lockdales “Fine Sale” Auction
Some very rare humour comic printing plates are coming up for auction
Beano Studios looks to reimagine DC Thomson comic character archive for TV, reportedly leading with teenage Dennis the Menace live action series
Could more DC Thomson Media-owned characters be heading to the small screen?
An Unabashed Plug! Beano in the Spotlight!
Yes, the Beano’s still going. Incredibly, some people apparently do not know this. Tell them!
Get ready to celebrate Beano’s Dennis’ 70th birthday in 2021!
Expect to see more Beano products on sale this year
Apollo 11 at 50: The Race to the Moon celebrated in British comics
50 years ago today, the three astronauts making up the crew of Apollo 11, Command Module Pilot Mike Collins, Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin and Mission Commander Neil Armstrong were preparing for their launch on a Saturn V rocket from Pad 39A at Cape Canaveral in Florida
BBC Radio 4 Extra re-broadcasts Danny Wallace’s Beano documentary, “Menace to Society”
Author and broadcaster Danny Wallace is a lifelong Beano fan who grew up in Dundee, the home of the comic – and The Dandy, too, and in a BBC Radio 4 Extra programme Menace to Society, first broadcast when the comic… Read More ›
Happy Birthday to the Beano at 80: Why It’s Still Much Loved
In the run up to the 80th anniversary of the Beano‘s debut in July 1938, I asked comic creators and fans of DC Thomson’s much-loved weekly humour comic (now produced by Beano Studios) who their favourite characters or strips were,… Read More ›
The Beano at 80 – a Potted History by Phil Shrimpton
As the Beano closes in on its 80th birthday, comics auctioneer Phil Shrimpton of Phil Comics looks back at some the weekly humour comic’s achievements and its continued success today… The Beano comic needs very little introduction, certainly not in… Read More ›