Watch out for robo-Gnasher! This was the first year that the Beano Book was called the "Beano Annual", and the last time (to date, at least) that 3D artwork was used on the cover.
Robbie Rebel - Nobody tells him what to do! This character appeared in the early 2000's, with a fashion sense to match.
Meet Web Boy, the host of Beanotown! This strip showed some of the lesser-known parts of Beanotown, while also getting readers to visit the earliest version of the Beano's website.
Ivy's artist, Bob Nixon, makes a star appearance in this extra-special strip!