Search found 559 matches

by swirlythingy
19 Mar 2011, 01:24
Forum: Beano
Topic: This week's issue
Replies: 378
Views: 60599

Re: This week's issue

Nothing special except for a third of the comic? Sounds pretty special to me. Aren't "ancient reprints" a good way to celebrate sixty years? I doubt the 7 to 10 year olds the comic is mainly aimed at will have seen those before so it's an ideal way to demonstrate how the strip has evolved. In a wor...
by swirlythingy
18 Mar 2011, 22:00
Forum: Beano
Topic: This week's issue
Replies: 378
Views: 60599

Re: This week's issue

Wasn't Rasher banished in 2009 and replaced with some object named Harley? At the same time as Gnipper was relocated to Granny's? I agree wholeheartedly with Jay - for a 60th birthday special, the Beano could not have been a bigger disappointment. It reads as if they just didn't give a damn. There w...
by swirlythingy
17 Mar 2011, 20:47
Forum: Beano
Topic: This week's issue
Replies: 378
Views: 60599

Re: This week's issue

Bring back the slipper for Dennis... :roll: that seems to be the biggest complaint in these documentries of todays Dennis.. very strange.. Utterly perverse, even. The BBC has now run several news items on Dennis in several different places, and each has had this common thread running through it: pr...
by swirlythingy
17 Mar 2011, 01:57
Forum: Beano
Topic: This week's issue
Replies: 378
Views: 60599

Re: This week's issue

Barrie Appleby doesn't draw Dennis often but this week's is an exception. Some exception... he's now done it three weeks in a row. I think before that he drew them at an average rate of maybe one every two years! Is this a new official permanent appointment? If so, good job to whoever finally decid...