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BEANO’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATED AT V&A

THE BEANO’S 80th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATED AT THE V&A I’ve not yet visited the museum to check it out but I’ll do so soon and file a report. More follows. https://www.vam.ac.uk/event/6Oe8GjYB/beano-a-manual-for-mischief VAM.AC.UK V&A · Beano: A Manual for Mischief 2018 marks eighty years of continuous publication for the much loved

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Comic Art exhibitions mark Beano’s 80th birthday

Britain’s favourite comic, The Beano, celebrates its eightieth birthday this summer and Comic Art will be marking the event with two major exhibitions of Beano screenprints. The Beano’s first edition was published on 30 July, 1938 and it’s been published ever since – sometimes selling nearly two million copies a week – making it Britain’s […]

Gnasher behind bars

Gnasher behind bars

NEW SALE SCREENPRINT – JUST TWO LEFT Gnasher is behind bars but seems strangely cheerful. Gnasher is, of course, the companion of Dennis the Menace. Dennis, the star of The Beano comic, first appeared in 1951. He has since become a kind of national mascot – what Asterix is to France, or Oor Wullie is […]

Dennis the Menace wants a raygun

Dennis the Menace wants a raygun

NEW SALE ITEM – ONE THIRD OFF Dennis the Menace wants a raygun from his father. And is refused. As if it were a serious request, and was actually in Dad’s gift, along the lines of asking for another catapult. Dennis the Menace, the star of The Beano comic, first appeared in 1951. He has […]

Dennis sells Gnasher for a fiver

Dennis the Menace sells Gnasher for a fiver

NEW SALE ITEM – ONE THIRD OFF Dennis the Menace sells his beloved companion Gnasher for a fiver. No doubt he’s got some scheme to retrieve the hound afterwards. And he seems to have found a gullible American buyer (complete with large checked jacket) to make the purchase. But Gnasher does seem to be very […]

Dennis pulls nine faces

Dennis the Menaces pulls faces

NEW SALE ITEM – ONE THIRD OFF Dennis the Menace pulls nine faces as he goes through his extensive gurning repertoire. Dennis the Menace, the star of The Beano comic, first appeared in 1951. He has since become a kind of national mascot – what Asterix is to France, or Oor Wullie is to Scotland. […]

London Comic Con

Comic Art at Comic Con

COMIC ART AT COMIC CON I’ve taken a stand at the upcoming Comic Con in Olympia. It runs from Friday to Sunday, 9am-6pm each day. Come and see what I’ve got to offer! Tickets and details are available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/london-film-comic-con-summer-2017-tickets-28652934699

Comic Art at Progressive Greetings

Comic Art at The International Greeting Card Show

Comic Art exhibits at The International Greeting Card Show this week Springboard section, Stand 678 Comic Art will be exhibiting to retail customers its entire range of nearly 200 designs at the International Greeting Card Show, organised by Progressive Greetings, this week, at the Business Design Centre in Islington (52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH). The range […]

Comic Art designs adorn Fun Factory

Comic Art Designs adorn iconic Fun Factory

Britain’s top comic publisher, DC Thomson, has refurbished its historic headquarters in the heart of Dundee and has chosen my designs for the walls of its new foyer. Six designs from my screenprints (shown in the foreground in each case) have been blown up and hung on the walls. There was a gala opening of […]

Video interview about Comic Art

See my video interview about Comic Art

See my video interview about Comic Art. Film-maker Jeremy Heslup, who runs the Praemio video channel, has interviewed me about Comic Art. I talk about how I became a screenprinter, why I enjoy it, and the transition from journalist. The film includes shots of me being interviewd at the Reindeer Art Gallery in Kensington Church Street, […]