2004 Beano Annual
The gang ends up at Loch Mess this year – and the pages inside are just as messy as the covers.
Bash Street Kids – Teacher’s Pest
This 16 page special was illustrated by Mike Pearse, who created several longer-length Beano stories for weekly issues between 1999 and 2001.
Here’s Freddie Fear
The winner of a 2002 reader’s choice competition, Freddie Fear first appeared in the 2004 Beano Annual.
Billy the Cat is Back!
Former Beano regular Billy the Cat gets a revival in this year’s Beano Annual, taking on some dastardly poachers. Billy is one of the last characters whose more realistic illustration can be traced to old ‘adventure’ style picture stories.