Paperback. The first issue of The Beano was published on July 30, 1938. This is the first-ever history of the best-known British comic of all time, reflecting on 70 memorable years. The History of Th.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 352 pages. 2.495. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: The first issue of The Beano was published on July 30th 1938. This is the first-ever history of the best-known British comic of all time, reflecting on 70 memorable years.
The book tracks the evolution of The Beano, decade by decade, from the period leading up to its launch The Beano at war, the fabulous fifties right through to the present day: an extensive in-depth look at the development, rise and enduring success of the most influential British comic of all time.
The book includes a facsimile of the original 28-page issue, entitled The Beano Comic, featuring Eggo the Ostrich on the cover, and showing the full text and traditional narrative under picture style stories and the introduction of the speech balloons only format.
The History Of The Beano, published during the 70th anniversary of the creation of the comic, has an insider s view, with previously unpublished material. It charts all the characters who have appeared over the years, as well as the editors, artists and writers past and present who have contributed to this great comic institution.
Reg Carter s Big Eggo was on the very first cover, and remained there for 10 years to be replaced by Biffo the Bear. Lord Snooty, created by Dudley Watkins, and Pansy Potter played their part in the war effort along with Musso the Wop and Winken & Blinken, created by artist Sam Fair. Dennis the Menace arrived in March 1951, closely followed by Ken Reid s Roger the Dodger in 1953.
This is a history which will bring back many memories. The Beano has touched every boy and girl growing up in the UK and many overseas readers, who will remember Tom Thumb, Jonah, Little Plum, The Bash Street Kids (which started out as When The Bell Rings), Minnie the Minx, Jimmy and His Magic Patch, Strang the Terrible, General Jumbo, Billy Whizz, Billy the Cat, Ivy the Terrible, Calamity James, and many, many more. Terrible, Calamity James, and many, many more.
Title: The History of the Beano: The Story So Far (...
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Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR004304148
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Book Description Waverley Books Ltd, 2008. Condition: Very Good. Seller Inventory # U9781902407739
Book Description Waverly Pr, 2009. Condition: Good. 2nd. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP75831490
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Book Description Waverley Books Ltd, 2008. Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Dust Jacket in fair condition. , 2250grams, ISBN:9781902407739. Seller Inventory # 7191845
Book Description WAVERLEY BOOKS. Condition: Gebraucht. Gebraucht - Gut Schnitt/Schutzumschlag mit geringen Lagerspuren, unbenutzt, Stempel unten, Mängelexemplar - The first issue of The Beano was published on July 30, 1938. This is the first-ever history of the best-known British comic of all time, reflecting on 70 memorable years. The History of The Beano charts all the characters who have appeared over the years, as well as the editors, artists, and writers--past and present--who have contributed to this great comic institution. 0 pp. Englisch. Seller Inventory # INF1000371532
Book Description D C Thomson & Co Ltd, Dundee, 2008. Illustrated Boards. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 70th anniversary history of the comic book which first appeared in 1938. 352pp, lavishly illustrated throughout in colour. Small bump to lower corner, otherwise near fine copy. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine. VERY HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested. Size: 11.75" Tall x 12.25" Wide. Seller Inventory # 008214
Book Description Condition: Very Good. Ready for quick shipment to any US location by Experienced seller. CDs and Access codes may not be included as is the case with most used books. Seller Inventory # 3824108
Book Description Waverley Books/ D.C.Thomson, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Dustwrapper is protected. Heavy book weighing 2.5KG so international postage will be extra. Seller Inventory # 032697