Happy 80th Birthday to Beano!

It has been an incredible 80 years since the very first Beano strip was published in 1938, making it the world’s longest-running weekly comic strip. Beano introduced many beloved characters to the comics canon including Derek the Sheep, who made his first appearance in 2004.

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Two volumes of his hilarious adventures are currently available from Bog Eyed Books: Derek the Sheep: Let’s Bee Friends and Derek the Sheep: First Sheep In Space. – both £9.99.

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Graphic from DC Thomson.

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