Thursday, March 15, 2018

This week's BEANO

Beano No.3926 is in the shops now, still going every week and building up to its 80th anniversary in July. It's never needed to reboot with a new No.1 and sales have even climbed over the last few years. Plus, unlike most other kids' comics today, it's very rarely bagged with a stack of gifts. Beano sells on its own merits.

At £2.50 for 36 full colour pages it's the best value comic on the stands too. Here's a list of this week's contents... 

Cover by Nigel Parkinson.

#SoBeano strip drawn by Laura Howell.

Roger the Dodger
Script: Danny Pearson. Art: Barrie Appleby.

Numskulls
Script and art: Nigel Auchterlounie.

The Bash Street Kids
Script: Andy Fanton. Art: David Sutherland.

Dangerous Dan.
Script and art: Paul Palmer.

Big Eggo.
Script and art: Lew Stringer.

Tricky Dicky.
Script: JD Savage. Art: Laura Howell.

Diary of a Prankster.
Art: Laura Howell.

Calamity James.
Script and art: Leslie Stannage.

PingPong. (Activity page.)
Art: Leslie Stannage.

Gnasher and Gnipper.
Script: JD Savage. Art: Barrtie Appleby. 

Minnie the Minx.
Script: Nigel Auchterlounie. Art: Nigel Parkinson.

Create a Minx-terpiece (activity page).
Art: Nigel Parkinson.

Rubi's Screwtop Science.
Scriot: Nigel Auchterlounie. Art: Emily McGorman-Bruce.

Learn to Speak Gnasherese.
Art: Barrie Appleby?

Dennis and Gnasher.
Script: Nigel Auchterlounie. Art: Nigel Parkinson.

Billy Whizz.
Script: Andy Fanton. Art: Wayne Thompson.

You're SO Beano.
Reader's pages.

Bananaman.
Script: Tommy Donbavand. Art: Wayne Thompson.

Wisecrack the Code. (Activity page.)
Art: Steve Beckett?

JJ.
Script: Nigel Auchterlounie. Art: Wayne Thompson.

Betty and the Yeti.
Script and art: Hugh Raine.

Make Me a Menace.
Script: Nigel Auchterlounie. Art: Hunt Emerson.

You can see a preview of this issue at Beano.com here:
https://www.beano.com/posts/inside-beano-no-3926-a-race-to-the-finish




4 comments:

Kal said...

Any issue with Betty and the Yeti is a good issue. It's an absolute gem.

Mike said...

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Lew Stringer said...

Four quid for 8 pages?!? He needs to find a cheaper printer.

Hibernia Comics said...

Spot on Lew about the value and the occasional tat. I wont pay what usually amount to double the cover price for a comic with rubbish that's thrown about the house! Thankfully the Beano has reigned this in to only a few issues year. Great to see you back as well Lew!

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