Vintage comics goodness: The Beano 1962

Mike Perridge has posted a scan of half of the 1962 Beano annual to his blog, mpd57. Although it is a kids' comic, the Beano is anything but saccharine; the stories have a bit of an edge to them, and the art is not far off from vintage underground comics (but relentlessly G-rated). The Beano is still in print, and still features many of the same characters—the Bash Street Kids, Minnie the Minx, Lord Snooty and his pals, and the original Dennis the Menace—although the Native American Little Plum seems to have gone on to the happy hunting grounds.

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