In 1961, the annuals were laminated for the first time which is a protective clear plastic covering. He was wowed to see that many of the popular characters are still going today and, apart from the funny stories, was most interested in the way that technology has advanced in the last 40 years. A very good copy, the pictorial boards very bright. Its chapters alternate between first person accounts by maestro, a middleaged quarter dweller who guards his past and lives as a pool player and previous rapier dueling instructor, and bone, a twenties quarter dweller and restaurant waiter. Light tan pages, clear tape to spine with quarter inch righthand edge trim to. The beano book 1940 annual and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Nov 14, 2014 the beano book was first produced by publishers dc thomson for christmas 1939. The beano book from 1956, all pages intact and in good condition, there is some wear on the spine of the book but apart from that its pretty good. See todays beano books for sale, best offer and auction. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options.
Colored girl, louise has just been asked by her younger sister, honey t. Beano books beano annuals, calendars and notebooks beano shop. It became known as the magicbeano book from 1943 through to 1950. The comic first appeared on 30 july 1938, and was published weekly. Personalised beano annual from your year the official. From 1943 until 1950 the beano titled its annual, the magicbeano book, after it merged with the magic comic that had ceased publication due to war time paper shortages.
At the time of the sale malcolm phillips, of londonbased comic book auctions, said. In 1950 the united kingdom accounted for a quarter of world trade in. Wartime and postwar paper and ink shortages force the dandy and beano to go fortnightly. Issue 272 december 1945 was the first issue to sell over a million copies. Beano were a big comedy show group through out the 70s in northern working mens clubs. Take a peek inside the first postwar annual, filled with classic comic strips and adventure stories.
Bumping and wear, with some chipping and fraying to cloth along edges, corners and spine. The fourth revamp, which happened with the issue dated 18 october 2008. Beano books beano annuals, calendars and notebooks beano. The annuals are traditionally published in july or august, in time for christmas, and since 1965 they have had the date of the following year on the cover. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. In part 2 of this series, you can see the last magicbeano book cover and the first time dennis the menace appeared. Big eggo and all the other thencurrent characters are playing leapfrog as they approach a pool full of water. The melt value shown below is how valuable the coins metal is worth bare minimum value of coin. Buy the beano book 1953 annual 1953 by d c thomson isbn. The man who owned it worked as a tea boy for the company that creates beano. Front cover shows jack flash on a trip to the moon with other beano characters. Oct 03, 2016 a rare first edition of the beano could make. Launched in 2011 wacky covers everything to do with british comics old and new, dating back to ally slopers half holiday and before right up to this weeks beano.
The first dandymonster book later the dandy book or annual appears for the first time too. The first edition of the comic annual is expected to sell for between. The first beano annual was the 1940 edition, and just like this years beano annual 2019, they all feature a compendium of comic strips involving our mostloved characters, and these personalised versions are created with exactly the same content as the originals. It became known as the magic beano book from 1943 through to 1950. Before star wars, harry potter and even jurassic park, there was beano. The frontcover with a bluebound spine depicts biffo in front of a table covered in a checkered tablecloth looking at the bash street kids, one of whom is in a toy airplane and another in a tinbath full of water. Taylors auctions is scotlands largest auction house selling over 4,000 lots every month including antiques, furnishings, paintings, porcelain, art, books, militaria, toys, machinery, whisky and collectibles. The beano annual is the current name of the book that has been published every year since 1939, to tie in with the childrens comic the beano.
The beano book 1940 annual and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles. The band consisted of freddy phillips, ken smith, john birch and ray johnson. Remarkably well preserved and bound to an extremely high standard covers are mint with gold gilt lettering. Laugh along with legendary characters including minnie the minx, roger the dodger, the bash street kids and telly stars dennis the menace and gnasher. At the time of the sale malcolm phillips, of london. Do you have an old beano comic that could be worth.
The comic book price guide for great britain beano book the. The massive labour majority at the 1945 general election was largely removed at the. In part 2 of this series, you can see the last magic beano book cover and the first time dennis the menace appeared. As wwii came to a conclusion, limited supplies across. Sep 14, 2015 a rare copy of the firstever beano comic has sold for a record. Over the years the beano book has adapted with the times whilst still retaining the core of what makes it so popular. In part 1, you can see the first ever beano annual cover and the first time biffo the bear became a cover star. No quarter by robert asprin with eric del carlo and teresa patterson is an exciting noir murder mystery set in prekatrina new orleans. Copy of first ever beano comic fetches record price three. Spine is split nearly all the way down the front edge, at top and bottom. If you want to search for a certain comic, artist or characters just type the keywords into the search bar in the top left hand corner and, provided ive covered it, the results. The beano brings a hilarious slice of life from beanotown every week to entertain children of all ages. As well as doing the rounds of the club circuit, beano also released 5 singles and a 1975 album, candy baby. Click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on orders over.
There is also a special 64page book available, the beano special. From 1943 until 1950 the beano titled its annual, the magic beano book, after it merged with the magic comic that had ceased publication due to war time paper shortages. This timeline of beano across the decades demonstrates how the beano has changed over the years. Contributor of articles to periodicals, including emerson society quarterly, anq, language in society. The beano is the longest running british childrens comic magazine, published by dc thomson in dundee, scotland. The most popular quarters coin collecting books and supplies brands include whitman publishing, and h. From 1942 to 1949 the annual was called the magicbeano book, which referred to the. The comic book price guide for great britain beano book.
The beano, the dandys sister paper, which eventually features dennis the menace and the bash street kids, begins. Derek frame thought he had hit the jackpot when he came across a beano comic he believed to be a first edition worth thousands. Beano hopes dashed as dundee man discovers rare copy is reprint. The beano reproduced a copy of its very first edition to celebrate the comics 65th anniversary in 2003. The beano is the longest running british childrens comic magazine, published by dc thomson. In effort to further the boards goal of student achievement and professional development, members of the jordan school district board of education will each select a board book of the quarter. Dennis the menace becomes the longest running strip in beano history it became the longestrunning front page story in 2000. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Complete year in bound volume comprising of issues 249 to 274. Front cover shows biffo with other characters as models and dennis in a model aeroplane droppping flour bombs.
The beano book for 1956, published in the autumn of 1955, priced at 6. The beano annual, called the beano book from 19401942 and 1951 until 2002 and the magic beano book from 1943 to 1950, has been a staple in christmas stockings for over 70 years. Mar 17, 2004 a first edition of the beano comic has been sold for a recordbreaking. Weve teamed up with beano to give you a free interactive copy. One of the most anticipated and sought after gifts, the new beano annual 2017 is now available, and weve also bundled it together with other beano and dandy books, and beano calendar 2017 for you to not only make great savings, but also give the most awesome gifts ever. Beano annuals fall into distinctive categories thus.
Worn boards and spine edges, off white pages gd winning bid. It is the most ever paid for a british comic, and is only one of 12 beano first editions around. The beano annual, called the beano book from 19401942 and 1951 until 2002 and the magicbeano book from 1943 to 1950, has been a staple in christmas stockings for over 70 years. Vintage beano comics for sale in uk view 63 bargains. Bright fresh covers, light spine wear, clean off white pages, slight loose interior spine, rubbed out pencil dedication fn winning bid. The beano annual is the current name of the book that has been published every year since. The beano book was first produced by publishers dc thomson for christmas 1939. Bright fresh covers, light spine wear, clean off white pages, slight loose interior spine, rubbed out. Hobbylinc carries 49 quarters coin collecting books and supplies at discounts up to 45%.
The magic beano book 1945 annual and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. But the 68yearold from stobswell was bitterly disappointed to be. In september 2009, the beanos 3,500th issue was published. The magic and beano comics combined their characters for a fourth year in a row. The beano book 1970 annual i bought this book to add to my grandsons collection.1138 1026 963 1381 1019 797 24 529 192 839 35 1112 260 613 199 58 1020 384 305 349 776 514 279 861 111 1185 111 866 1167 1132 1496