Category Archives: Derek the Sheep

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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Come to Thoughtbubble 2011!

Yep, I’ll be at Thought Bubble this weekend (19/20th November), which looks like being a real humdinger. Two massive halls crammed with a billion cartoonists (count ’em).  I’ll be at Table F in  Saviles Hall, alongside the marvellous Douglas Noble. … Continue reading

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Derek the Sheep comes to New Cross!

Derek The Sheep Is Dead! Long Live Derek The Sheep! Whilst the nation still mourns the loss of regular comic strip shenanigans in the Beano from our favourite woolly nutjob Derek the Sheep, it’s time to rejoice at his major … 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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Graffiti Knitting

Graffiti Knitting eh, What’s that all about? Little old ladies tagging trains with bits of wool in the dead of night? Well, sort of. Apart from the “old ladies” bit. And maybe skip the “dead of night” bit too. Ok, … Continue reading

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