The 2014 Beano Summer Special

August 8, 2014 2 Comments »

the_beano_summer_special_2014Ah, summer holidays. Back in the days of yore when I was a kid and Curly Wurly’s were bigger (well, they just were), one thing said summer more than anything else.

Dracula lollies and the Beano Summer Special.

OK, that’s two things, but I loved them both. Unfortunately, you can’t get Dracula lollies anymore but this year you can get the Beano summer special again. Well, the Beano Summer Activity Special 2014 to be precise!

Even better, I’ve written not one, not two, but three Roger the Dodgers for it, with art by the brilliant Barrie Appleby. Roger takes to the skies, takes part in the Beanotown Water-fight Finals and goes mountain biking up Mount Beano.

Roger Summer Special

Available right now, the Summer Special is packed with activities and a host of new strips featuring Dennis, Minnie, The Bash Street Kids, Billy Whizz and the Man of Peel himself, Bananaman!

Now, can someone arrange for Dracula lollies to come back as well, please?

Cavan Scott
Bestselling author Cavan Scott is a writer of novels, comics, audio dramas and non-fiction books for adults and children. He has written for Doctor Who, Star Wars, Tekken, Star Trek, Penguins of Madagascar, Skylanders, Adventure Time, The Beano, Pathfinder, Angry Birds, Judge Dredd, Blake's 7, Warhammer 40,000 and more.
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  1. Paul Morris August 8, 2014 at 12:13 pm - Reply

    It says here they have brought it back, but these aren’t the ones I’m thinking of:

    Did you ever get the special mini-comics that Walls released, drawn by Robert Nixon, featuring the adventures of Funny Feet, Funny Face, Dracula and all the rest?

    • Cavan Scott August 8, 2014 at 3:57 pm - Reply

      Oh yes. Had them all. In fact, wish I still had them today.

      And the lollies…

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