Telling jokes has become a serious business for finalists in a Beano competition.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – this weekend sees the beginning of Courier Country’s fantastic festive lights switch-on events. From large-scale entertainment to smaller community-led events, the streets of cities, towns and villages will soon be sparkling as the countdown to Christmas begins.
A show celebrating the 80th anniversary of The Beano has become the biggest comics' exhibition ever held in the UK.
Guests at the 3D Festival are officially record breakers after taking part in the world's largest competition to finish a comic strip.
Celebrations surrounding the opening of the V&A continued on Saturday as the museum opened to the general public for the first time.
From Peter Rabbit and the Gruffalo to Treasure Island and the Beano, there’s something for children of all ages in VisitScotland’s Storybook Trail.
A comics trader has earned a cool £21,500 - and a new extension for his house - by selling rare first issues of The Beano and The Dandy.
A special birthday bash was held for The Beano in Dundee on Monday night, celebrating 80 years of a worldwide favourite.
DESPITE HAVING spent my entire working life with typewriter then computer, I have mustered only two great claims to literary immortality. One was being featured in a Norwegian newspaper crossword – Clue 7 Across. The second is writing a script for Pansy Potter, the famous strongman’s daughter of comics fame.
The greatest ideas can occur in the strangest of circumstances. When it comes to The Bash Street Kids comic strip in The Beano, the editorial team in DC Thomson’s Meadowside headquarters would use the playground antics of the schoolchildren across the street as their inspiration.