Every Beano Annual EVER! Part 7 - 2000-2009. What's YOUR birthday Beano Annual?

To celebrate Beano's 80th birthday, we dug out every Beano Annual from our archive. In Part 7, we reach the NEW MILLENIUM!

Beano Annual 2000

New millennium? New Look! The 2000 annual had characters new and old, but with a bold purple cover blasting Beano into the next century.

Beano Annual 2000

Beano Annual 2001

The Menace-mobile smashes into the third dimension! 3d computer modelling was still very new when this annual was created.

Beano Annual 2001

Beano Annual 2002

Pop goes Beano. This pop-art inspired cover is one of the few recent instances where characters don't appear in their natural colours on purpose!

Beano Annual 2002

Beano Annual 2003

Before Gnashersaurus Rex, there was the gigantic Robo-Gnasher, being climbed on by your favourites - Everybody knows that Beano is just one big playground for kids!

Beano Annual 2003

Beano Annual 2004

Loch Ness Plug? Plug Ness Monster? Is it a coincidence that Nessie looks like Plug, who looks like his uncle Jonah the sailor? Not even Professor Screwtop knows the answer.

Beano Annual 2004

Beano Annual 2005

Beanotown is jumping in this annual! The production process behind Beano comic strips was becoming increasingly more digital, as more artists and designers used computers to bring Beanotown to life.

Beano Annual 2005

Beano Annual 2006

Welcome to the Jungle, we've got fun and games! Catapults and whoopee cushions - what're you gonna do? 

Beano Annual 2006

Beano Annual 2007

Crammed with characters, this annual is chock-a-block with big laughs!

Beano Annual 2007

Beano Annual 2008

Beano always wins first place! Check out the cover for this 2008 annual.

Beano Annual 2008

Beano Annual 2009

This annual came out at a cost of £7.99 - the price of a Beano annual has stayed the same for a whole decade! By our expert calculations, that's 6 dozen laughs per penny - bargain!

Beano Annual 2009

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