ComiXology and international media company DC Thomson are proud to announce the launch of iconic comic strips from The Beano and also the compact graphic novels from action/adventure series Commando among others across comiXology’s entire platform.
The range of DC Thomson titles available include: The Beano presents Dennis the Menace and Gnasher, archive and current Commando compact graphic novels and retro classics including The Best of Beezer and The Best of Bunty.
DC Thomson & Co Ltd is a private company and one of the leading publishing houses in the UK. The company’s headquarters is in Dundee, Scotland, with a London base in Fleet Street. DC Thomson publishes newspapers, magazines, comics and books. The company also has interests in radio, printing, retailing and online services.
Commando is a 63-page compact graphic novel of around 135 black-and-white illustrated frames with text in panels and balloons to provide the narrative. It is wrapped in a full-color cover that folds around the back of the book where you can find our trademark dagger and the back cover write-up.
Between the covers lies the story – fiction set against an authentic background based in solid fact.
The Beano is the quintessential British children’s comic, first published by DC Thomson in July 1938 and still printed weekly. It reaches hundreds of thousands* of children every week. The Beano is best known for its famed characters such as Dennis the Menace, Gnasher, The Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx. The spin-off animation series, Dennis and Gnasher is exported around the world and is one of the highest rated shows on CBBC.