Archive: Beano Annual 1981
Take a peek inside this 1980’s annual, filled with classic comic strips and adventure stories!
1981 Beano Annual
Most Beano annuals were actually produced 18 months in advance of their release date, due to the sheer number of annuals published by DC Thomson. All the annuals were printed on the same presses, so the schedule was very tight.
Classic characters collide
Check out this classic comic strip that sees characters crossing over into other characters’ stories! Most of these characters would see their final strips appear during the 1980’s, before moving on to Beanotown retirement home.
You should recognise most of these groovy characters! But can you figure out which is the REAL grandpa?
Lorry Load of Laughs
This unique drawing spreads over four pages, and in classic Beano style features lots of gags!