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Archive: Beano Annual 1979

Take a peek inside this 1970's annual, filled with classic comic strips and adventure stories!

Beano Team
Last Updated:  July 1st 2021

1979 Beano Annual

This is one of the first covers to have every character in their modern-day colours. Sometimes colours would be inconsistent depending on design, technical, or printing constraints.

Join the Dennis Fan Club!

For just 30p, YOU could join the Dennis the Menace Fan Club, and receive a pack of exclusive badges. Created in 1976, the Fan Club boasted over 1 million members, including celebs like Star Wars legend Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker himself!)

Rootin' Tootin' Tony

This was the only Beano Annual appearance for 2 Gun Tony - although he's #SoBeano enough to get a cameo from Smiffy!

  • 2 Gun Tony
  • 2 Gun Tony

Goodbye Jacky Daw

Cranky comic crow Jacky Daw makes his final Beano appearance in the 1979 Annual, after a run of several years in the weekly comic.

Click below to check out all the Beano Annuals from the 70's!

See all the 1970's Beano Annuals