Archive: Beano Annual 1949 – The Seventh Magic-Beano Book
Take a peek inside the Magic-Beano Book 1949, filled with classic comic strips and adventure stories!
1949 Magic-Beano Book
The Magic and Beano comics combined their characters for a seventh year in a row, even though the regular Magic comic had ceased publication during the War in 1941.
Swanky Lanky Liz
Liz makes her first annual appearance in this comic strip. Her solo career was short-lived, as she became a part of Lord Snooty's gang the following year, in 1950.
This is one of the first appearances of Maxy's Taxi in the Beano annuals - the pre-war style of the taxi contrasts sharply with what was to come in the next exciting decade.