The Dandy Dies

The Dandy Dies

Posted by July 3, 2013 Comment


In 1937, the same year that Detective Comics was first published in America, so was The Dandy in the UK. Also an anthology, it has short strips, aimed at young children, a mix of comedy and drama. It is one of the longest running comics in the world, published weekly. After a spate of rebranding as a comic/toy giveaway, Dandy Xtreme, it returned to a more classic format with Harry Hill strip branding on the cover in 2010. I really enjoyed that last run.

But at the end of last year, on its 75th birthday, it stopped its print edition and went digital only, as The Digital Dandy.

And now after thirteen digital issues that, it appears, has ceased as well. CArtoonist Wilbur Dawburn confirmed the news….



About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

(Last Updated July 3, 2013 4:15 pm )

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