Tag Archives: beano

Andy Murray To Guest Edit The Beano Comic

As the Wimbledon tennis season is upon us, Britain reached Andy Murray fever. Last year’s British winner of the men;s Wimbledon tournament is a national hero. And now it is his turn to shine again. The Sunday Times obsesses on …

Wolverhampton Train Station Renamed Wolverine, Valiant’s Plans For C2E2, And The Beano’s Gnasher Goes Missing: Tuesday Runaround

The train station at Wolverhampton, in England, has been renamed courtesy of 20th Century Fox, to Wolverine station. These are genuine photographs. In fact, there seem to be all sorts of strange stories going around today.┬áValiant Comics has announced their …

Bananaman – Or Miracleman?

Kev F Sutherland is a stand up comedian, comedy show producer, sock puppeteer, comic book writer/artist and educator. When the London UKCACs came to an end, he put on the Bristol Comics Expo which survives to this day. And he …

Dennis The Menace’s Beano Gets Beaten By The Radio Times’ Doctor Who For The Best Magazine Cover Of All

A comic book came second, for the PPA’s best magazine cover of all time, beaten by another of Bleeding Cool’s obsessions, so we’re all happy. And now we have an answer to that question, Dennis Vs A Dalek, who’d win? …

Gnasher, Aardman Style

At the weekends, Beanotown at London’s South Bank hold free workshops for kids. This weekend that consisted of Aardman Animator Jim Parkyn teaching kids how to make their own character models, in this case The Beano‘s Gnasher, as well as …

Andy Murray Wins His Place In The Beano’s 75th Anniversary … And He’s Bringing His Mum

Nice and topical, Andy Murray and his mother have made it into the Beano’s 75th anniversary issue, out in a couple of weeks, in a game or three against Minnie The Minx. The strip has been rewritten to reflect his …

Dennis Gets A Mega-Zine, And A Rival In Angel Face

Meet Angel Face, Dennis The Menace’s rival who began appearing in the weekly Beano comic strip since last year, but is now making a jump to the new series of the Dennis The Menace TV cartoon on CBBC. Daughter of …

When Beanotown Opened To The General Public Today. Including My Two.

So I went to the new Beanotown event at London’s South Bank with the kids. Round the back of Queen Elizabeth Hall was the most remarkably, museum, playpen and culinary experience celebrating Britain’s oldest comic book. And the oldest continually …

Okay, So I Know Where I’ll Be Going This Weekend With The Kids – London Town Becomes BeanoTown

  It’s the half term holidays in London right now. The kids are off school for a couple of weeks. What to do, what to do…. Well, we often go down to London’s South Bank. There’s always something going on. …

The Dandy, The Phoenix And The MooseKid: An Interview With Jamie Smart

Alasdair Stuart writes for Bleeding Cool Jamie Smart has been one of my favorite comic creators for years. He’s the man responsible for the wonderful Bear (He’s Bear! He’s Bear! He’s made of human hair! You poke his nose and …

Special Edition Of The Beano Annual For British Comedy Awards

The British Comedy Awards are being held tomorrow night. And a special edition of this year’s Beano Annual hs been published for the event, showcasing a number of nominatedand presenting acts from Jonathan Ross to Miranda Hart to Harry Hill …

British Comics On The Stamps Go On Sale Tomorrow

As Bleeding Cool previously reported, the British Royal Mail are releasing ten first class stamps, each celebrating a comic book character and the comic they appeared in, from Judge Dredd to Dan Dare to Dennis The Menace to Beryl The …

Tuesday Runaround – Sixty Years Of Menace

CrossoverWatch: Raven Gregory tells USA Today that he nicked the big Zenescope crossover from… every other crossover. “A fan of old-school Marvel Comics crossovers, Gregory came up with the idea to put all these realms and their denizens in a …

Kev F Sutherland’s Coldplay Christmas From The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre

Kev F Sutherland is a comics writer and artist for The Beano comic in the UK. He also ran the annual British comic convention in Bristol for years, when the UKCAC folded. And he’s also a successful stand up comedian. …