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The Great British comic updated: photos of a 21st Century Beano

by | 6th, September 2012

AS the Dandy comic goes belly up, we spare a thought for those other classic comics from our youth. Sexism and racism were commonplace in many organs. Heroism was all. The Second World War was fertile ground for reenforcing prejudices. Football was about kicking an actual ball. Hooliganism arrived in 1976 when Action comic erupted on Fleet Street. Sexual violence was never far from the surface in Norman Saunders’s battle cards. Ah, the glory days. On B3ta, the challenge was put out to update some of the old British comics to see if they could hack it in the modern world. Let’s see:

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