See Big Eggo’s First Beano Appearance! See Big Eggo's first appearance in Beano, which just happened to be on the cover of the first issue - way back on 30 July 1938! 🤣 Beano Team Last Updated: March 4th 2021 Big Eggo's BIG Debut The first cover star was drawn by Reg Carter, who illustrated Eggo for 10 years. After 10 years at the top, Big Eggo retired to give Biffo the Bear the cover star spot! Find out more about Big Eggo here! Want more classic comics? Check out the Beano archive!