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Inside Beano – Issue 4136: Will Minnie Ever Bee-Hive?!

Minnie is bee-hiving badly this week – and four other reasons to read Beano!

Beano Team
Last Updated:  July 11th 2022

1. Creating a buzz!

Minnie’s saving the bees this week! She’s even changed her look especially! But she better bee careful – some people are a little waspish about bees!

What's the coolest thing about bees?


  • They do a dance to show other bees where food is! 0.3 %
  • An average hive produces over 11kg of honey in a season! 0.2 %
  • There are over 20,000 species of bees around the world! 0.2 %
  • Every hive has one queen bee - and it's not Minnie the Minx! 0.3 %

2. Squeak with laughter!

Oh no! There’s a mouse loose about the Menace house! What are they going to do? Set traps? Poison? Isn’t there another way?

Who's the coolest rat?


  • Remy from Ratatouille 0.5 %
  • Peter Pettigrew from Harry Potter 0.3 %
  • Professor Ratigan from The Great Mouse Detective 0.1 %
  • Templeton from Charlotte's Web 0.1 %

3. Happy Birthday, Teacher!

It’s Teacher’s birthday – and Cuthbert has made a cake! But he’ll have to watch out for the rest of Class 2B so that the cake survives long enough for him to get it to Teacher!

What's the best bit about birthdays?


  • Cake! 0.2 %
  • Presents! 0.5 %
  • Parties! 0.1 %
  • Being able to boss everyone around for a whole day! 0.1 %

4. Bananaman and the Multiverse of Confusion!

Bananaman is exploring the multiverse – or at least, he will when he understands what the multiverse is. We can’t wait to see what other Bananamen there are out there!

Who's the best superhero?


  • Bananaman! 0.6 %
  • Doctor Strange! 0.1 %
  • Spiderman! 0.2 %
  • Captain Marvel! 0 %

5. Is this the (dead) end for Dan?

S.M.I.R.K. is on Dan’s trail – and they’ve almost caught up! Dan’s only chance is his backpack jetpack – but will it be blast off for Dan?

What gadget would you like the most?


  • A backpack jetpack! 0.3 %
  • A stinkbomb watch! 0.2 %
  • A helicopter bowtie! 0.2 %
  • Hovering trainers! 0.3 %

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