Throwback Thursday: Biffo the Bear on Bonfire Night

Biffo the Bear raises funds for firework fun, in this classic Beano strip for Bonfire Night!

Biffo the Bear on Bonfire Night, November 1964

Biffo the Bear was one of Beano's first comic superstars, featuring on every cover from 1948 until 1974. This strip from 1964 was drawn by Biffo's original artist, Dudley D. Watkins, and takes place on the 5th of November - Bonfire Night!

Biffo the Bear 1964 - Penny for the Guy
Biffo the Bear 1964 - Penny for the Guy
Biffo the Bear 1964 - Penny for the Guy
Biffo the Bear 1964 - Penny for the Guy
Biffo the Bear 1964 - Penny for the Guy
Biffo the Bear 1964 - Penny for the Guy
Biffo the Bear 1964 - Fireworks at play!
Biffo the Bear 1964 - Fireworks at play!
Biffo the Bear 1964 - Fireworks at play!
Biffo the Bear 1964 - Fireworks at play!
Biffo the Bear 1964 - Fireworks at play!

Take a look at the original page, with the firework-themed Beano logo!

Remember that fireworks shouldn't really be used by talking bears, and only by responsible adults!

Biffo the Bear - Beano No. 1164 Nov. 7th 1964

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