Category Archives: Beanomax

The Dandy’s dead – But Don’t write off Children’s comics

So, last week was a very strange week, a week when the spotlight fell onto British comics with the news of the demise of The Dandy, the weekly children’s comic which has been part of the fabric of British culture … Continue reading

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Derek the Sheep finally put out to pasture…

Well, it had to happen one day, and today is unfortunately that sad day. This month sees Derek’s final appearance in a Beano mag for the foreseeable future. After 7 long, mad, crazy years, 70-odd stories, including 5 Beano annual … Continue reading

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Undercrackers!

Hooray! This week sees the release of a new issue of the monthly mag Beanomax, which, as we all know, means another stupid DEREK THE SHEEP story! “Woohoo!” the nation cries. This month features Derek looking after idiot savant Bernard … Continue reading

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New Derek!

Hooray! It’s another month, which means there’s another Derek in the Beanomax!!! This month Derek and his sheepy pals are woken from their woolly lazy world and are subjected to the raving loony that is Clarence the keep-fit sheepdog. Here’s … Continue reading

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Independent on Sunday update

Got sent a jpeg of the print copy of Sunday’s interview for the Irish Sunday Independent! Here it be…Ain’t I handsome. I might publish the full unabridged version one day, which includes my fantastic beans on toast joke. I told … Continue reading

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Run for the hills, Derek is here!

Woohoo! It’s that time of the month again i.e. a new issue of Beanomax hits the shops. And a new issue of Beanomax = a brand new Derek the Sheep story!! Yay!!! That’s 9 Dereks in a row now. I … Continue reading

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