Browse classic Beano fun from the 1930's till today!

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Retro Beano

Over the years, The Beano has changed to match the times, but the aim's remained the same - to bring laughs, thrills, action, and fun to children of all ages. Now, the Retro Beano section of the website gives you your chance to find out fun facts, chuckle at classic gags, and meet some favourite funny folk from throughout The Beano's long and laugh-packed history!

Bit by bit, we'll be adding info on the stories and strips that have entertained readers since 1938. We want you to think of this section as the equivalent of an online Beano fanzine - one where your views, comments, memories of classic stories and characters, criticisms, and corrections (after all, there are over 7 decades worth of Beano comics to go through, so mistakes might creep in) are all welcome!

Working together, we aim to make it a great place to find out about the comic's history. But, more importantly, because it's The Beano, we aim to make it fun!

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  1. rachel15
    rachel15Mon 4 November 2013 at 9:27PM

    Love beanos best ever

  2. Robinbob
    RobinbobSun 13 October 2013 at 5:18PM

    I love the beano!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. supermario228
    supermario228Thu 5 September 2013 at 5:50PM

    i buy the beano every week awesome :)

  4. Paigeoats
    PaigeoatsSun 4 August 2013 at 10:16AM

    best website ever !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. hhh7
    hhh7Sun 7 July 2013 at 10:29PM


  6. Dennis the meanice
    Dennis the meaniceWed 3 July 2013 at 6:42PM

    i am gone but i have spaghetti

  7. Beanofan04
    Beanofan04Thu 27 June 2013 at 10:22PM

    this is the best comic ever gnash gnash : )

  8. Beanofan04
    Beanofan04Thu 27 June 2013 at 10:21PM

    beano is my favorit gag mag

  9. TheBeanoRocks223
    TheBeanoRocks223Sat 22 June 2013 at 8:44AM

    I started reading the Beano when I was on holiday with mah friend. :D I was 7 or 8 then.

  10. 77christy
    77christySun 9 June 2013 at 2:17PM

    my uncle used to get the beano

  11. 77christy
    77christySun 9 June 2013 at 2:15PM

    90s beanno is awesome#

  12. CIYMS Rugby Rocking BEANO bros ! £100
    CIYMS Rugby Rocking BEANO bros ! £100Thu 30 May 2013 at 3:35PM

    Dennis rules the BEANO Walter Iives in a home of softies he stinks like gnashes poo

  13. richardson2
    richardson2Sun 26 May 2013 at 6:33PM

    I can not live with out a beano!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : )

  14. tony stark
    tony starkFri 24 May 2013 at 5:36PM

    i tore it to pieces when i was i day old!whoops!

  15. ultrabeanofan
    ultrabeanofanMon 6 May 2013 at 12:33PM

    BEANO ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D BEANO ITS SO LOL!!!!!!

  16. nickiminaj<330001
    nickiminaj<330001Sat 4 May 2013 at 3:12PM

    hi peeps

  17. Abbie2001
    Abbie2001Fri 19 April 2013 at 6:55PM

    Dennis is on YouTube

  18. scotlandbeano
    scotlandbeanoThu 18 April 2013 at 7:12PM

    my dad is denis the menace he name denis and he a menace. and my dog ben gnasher as well he hates postmen andhe my best frend.

  19. Beano77777
    Beano77777Wed 3 April 2013 at 11:15AM

    The beano is sooooooooooooooooooooo cool

  20. poo
    pooTue 2 April 2013 at 6:53PM

    where the heck is the place wher you put your code? [WEBGUY SAYS - You can enter your code at ]

  21. ryorange
    ryorangeFri 29 March 2013 at 10:46AM

    beano is epic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  22. 7654321pp
    7654321ppSat 23 March 2013 at 4:24PM

    iIve pranked loooooooooooooooooaaaaaaaaaaaaaaads of people!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  23. meanace1235
    meanace1235Sat 23 February 2013 at 4:10PM


  24. SPEEDY
    SPEEDYSat 12 January 2013 at 6:32PM


  25. gnipperfan1
    gnipperfan1Mon 7 January 2013 at 7:37AM

    coconut, i have the beano2013 and it is AWSOME!

  26. keeno2dodger
    keeno2dodgerSat 5 January 2013 at 6:36PM

    my favourite character is dennis my least favorite is minnie and walter i love their comics .. I hope they never stop making them

  27. chrisred
    chrisredWed 2 January 2013 at 12:03PM

    ive got beano anual 19 something 19 something again 20011 2010 2012 and 2013 and alot more!

  28. abntbeano
    abntbeanoSun 2 December 2012 at 7:54PM

    my fav part of the beano is dennis and gnasher!!!!!!!!!!!

  29. Hassan
    HassanSun 2 December 2012 at 1:58PM

    Beano Annual 2012. lol!

  30. menaces
    menacesSun 21 October 2012 at 4:34PM

    i just got issue 3657 its great :D

  31. patryk323
    patryk323Thu 20 September 2012 at 7:24PM

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  32. eilidh146
    eilidh146Mon 17 September 2012 at 5:11PM

    hi im doing my school project on the beano :)

    i LOVE the BEANO

  33. macca54
    macca54Tue 28 August 2012 at 8:56AM

    iv gust startid the olimpiks

  34. creestar
    creestarMon 27 August 2012 at 8:21PM

    beano vips rule and i am one

  35. creestar
    creestarMon 27 August 2012 at 8:09PM

    I am making a beano carpet with my collection I even have rare old beanos!!!

  36. glyn123
    glyn123Sun 26 August 2012 at 8:06PM


  37. willy30
    willy30Fri 24 August 2012 at 5:59PM


  38. Cookies
    CookiesThu 23 August 2012 at 9:43AM

    It is a great comic

  39. leebot
    leebotSat 18 August 2012 at 11:33AM

    beano is the best

  40. cdog
    cdogThu 16 August 2012 at 4:29PM


  41. coco : )
    coco : )Thu 16 August 2012 at 8:33AM

    just won a 3 months subsciptsion : )

  42. Xephos
    XephosWed 15 August 2012 at 1:38PM

    Hello i'm new and i love the beano!

  43. messi29
    messi29Wed 15 August 2012 at 9:45AM

    hey this is awsome best comic ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  44. jeff
    jeffTue 14 August 2012 at 10:05AM


  45. pants89
    pants89Thu 2 August 2012 at 10:01AM

    Walters Wierd He Is Soft and stupid!!!

    id rather meet plug than

  46. officerchumpy
    officerchumpySat 9 June 2012 at 3:32PM

    I think we can all agree that if they stopped making the BEANO it would be a total nightmare!

  47. maxyboy2003
    maxyboy2003Sun 6 May 2012 at 3:12PM

    dandy is better then beano and beano is better than dandy.they are both the same

  48. beano dude
    beano dudeTue 6 March 2012 at 5:07PM


  49. beanorules1239
    beanorules1239Sun 12 February 2012 at 3:01AM

    I think that Minnie the minx should go out wiht Dennis the mennis.!

  50. devinc
    devincFri 2 December 2011 at 11:40AM

    well look hoo it is mi fav cous rory M