First Issue: 15th February 2007
Last Issue: June 2013
Copyright: DC Thomson
On 15th February 2007, Daleks invaded Bash Street. Whether or not Daleks or even Cybermen would be a match for the Bash Street Kids remained to be seen. In conjunction with Comic relief, DC Thomson released a new comic called Beanomax. Beanomax was a different type of comic devised to appeal to an older audience, especially 8 to 13 year olds. Along with comic strips, there were also games reviews, competitions and jokes. Each monthly issue included free gifts and featured top celebrities.
Timeline and Titles
BeanoMax ran from 15th February 2007 until its final issue number 79, dated June 2013.
100% Official Dennis the Menace and Gnasher Megazine
The first issue of the rebranded comic continued the original number sequence with issue number 80 dated 31st July 2013. Comic cover says No.1 whilst the barcode says number 80.
Dennis and Gnasher’s EPIC Magazine
One year later, it was rebranded ‘Dennis and Gnasher’s EPIC Magazine ‘ which continued until issue 117 dated 18th May 2016.
Issue number 118 dated 15h June 2016, was the first issue to appear without any reference to Dennis and Gnasher in the logo. Issue 157 dated 15th May 2019 was the final issue.