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The Beano alphabet
£ 145.00 – £ 195.00
The alphabet according to The Beano. All these letters have been pillaged from DC Thomson’s archives of their iconic comic The Beano. The A has come from the title piece of the very first issue back in the 1930s, the L is from Lord Snooty, the M from Minnie the Minx and so on.
The lettering which appeared in The Beano was brilliantly conceived and drawn. Many of the letters – for instance, the O of The Beano’s title or the chequered letters in the Roger The Dodger title – are surely instantly recognisable to most of the population, but all of the letters’ shapes are beautifully drawn.
I am the only screenprinter allowed to plunder the fabulous comic art archives of top British comic publisher DC Thomson.
Handmade, limited edition screen print on cotton paper, mould-made at the St Cuthbert Mill in Wells, Somerset.
38cm wide x 46cm deep
Signed by the printer, John Patrick Reynolds
© D.C. Thomson & Co., Ltd.