October 1998: Bea got her own strip called Beaginnings drawn by Nigel Parkinson. As a result, Dennis was made shorter, with a smaller chin. Minnie the Minx. Dennis continued to gain popularity solo as time moved on. Auchterlounie's strips have been very well received since taking over the strip. and goes out. Early 1980s: Use of the slipper became increasingly rare in this time, having been very common in earlier strips. When the chief of the police fires Slipper for not being able to stop Dennis's trouble-making about town, it looks like it will be the end for Dennis's menacing when the post of Sergeant is replaced by a seemingly unbeatable robot! Dennis has two main friends: Curly (real name Crispin Lee Shepherd), who has a lot of strawberry-blonde, curly hair, was the first to appear, debuting months after the strip started in 1951. Denise is Dennis's cousin, who bears a striking resemblance to Beryl the Peril, although she also wears a red and black striped jumper. It is now clear that Walter has a new personality. Foo Foo is Walter's pet poodle and Gnasher's rival. In 2003, Dennis appeared as a playable character in the PC game Beanotown Racing. Billy Whizz. Official home Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!, an animated series available on CBBC and Netflix. The rival gang to the Menaces is the Softies, a group of children who enjoy things such as teddy bears, dolls and flowers. At first, Dennis's dad was far happier without the tripehound, but as the week wore on, he found himself missing the dog. Phil Lynott, Mark Hamill, and Linford Christie were among many to join. Gnasher is brave, loyal and is the perfect dog for a boy like Dennis. On whether the stories of Walter's homosexuality were true McShane affirmed that he didn't know but argued' He certainly needed to stand up for himself. In 1980, The Beano reached a landmark 2000th issue. Main and major characters. Jarron also argued that Dennis offers a sense of escapism in a modern cotton wool wrapped world stating 'Parents are so fearful of letting their children roam around. This dialogue proved to be almost prophetic, as he became the cover star of the comic in 1974 (issue 1678, cover date 14th Sept 1974), a position he still holds today. Early 1996: Dennis The Menace was looking like he did again, and for the first time ever, the story was drawn in the same style as the Bash Street Kids. He retained his familiar outfit, but started to wear trainers. Gnasher was also forbidden to bite people. Gnipper is owned by Dennis the Menace. Dennis has also been shown to be very heroic, having saved his town on occasion from potential disaster. Dennis is the archetypal badly behaved schoolboy. Upon seeing many different owners looking just like their dogs, though, he begins to consider that it may be true. Granny is Dennis's and Bea's 80-year-old grandmother. Distraught, Dennis asked readers to join him on a "Gnational Gnasher Search". 1990: The Beano's Dennis the Menace and Gnasher Show appeared for the first time on ITV and TCC. Upon being informed of a dog show, Dennis decides to enter, but needs a dog to do so. 2009: A brand new series was released, again on the BBC. Walter Brown, or Walter the Softy and Softy Walter as he is sometimes called, is a fictional character and the main antagonist in Dennis the Menace and Gnasher, the … September 2017: Since Curly moved, JJ and Rubi are introduced since they both moved in. Watch Dennis and Gnasher videos, play games and try quizzes here. He has, however, been shown to have a fairly stable friendship with Minnie the Minx and Roger the Dodger, enough so that the three have been seen to work together often. Then that cheeky expression. The new series features the return of Dennis, Gnasher, Mum, Dad, Curly and Pie-Face and also features the introduction of Dennis' little sister Bea. 22 September 1984: Rasher got his own strip in the comic, called simply "Rasher". Dennis, Gnasher, Curly and Pieface are collectively called "The Menaces". Dennis the Menace made his first appearance in The Beano in March 1951 and continues to appear to this day. 5 May 1979: Dennis's pet pig "Rasher" debuted. ... games and more, check out our cool range of Beano Dennis the Menace merchandise. Dad's determined to get Dennis in the bath, but the Ministry of Defence wants Dennis left unwashed, for his smelly socks are their latest secret weapon! Beano Character'S. [16] John McShane, a comic historian further praised the strip calling Dennis 'an original looking character. By August 2012, Dennis's 2009 re-launch was reverted following yet another re-launch of the comic. Sergeant Slipper is the police sergeant who is always trying to catch Dennis for menacing. When Gnasher is forced to stay in bed due to a toothache, Dennis cheers him up by telling him a story, but not just any old story...why just read from a book when you can mix them up and make your own special version? When aliens with the ability to disguise themselves as anything arrive on earth disguised as television sets and seeking help, Dennis and Gnasher are keen to help out, on the understanding that they can help him too, by using their disguises for menacing! [20] The daughters of Dennis the Menace creator David Law further criticized the makeover, saying their father would be 'horrified' with how he was depicted now and said the new design was 'bland' and 'ordinary'. [21] The change lasted for roughly a year before artist Nigel Parkinson was sought out to return the character to its roots and original design. This was when he found the Abyssinian wire-haired tripehound roaming the streets of Beanotown. Nigel Parkinson, at this point named sole official Dennis artist, begins all regular weekly strips again. She tries to beat Gnasher at his own game. The show used to be shown at 4.00pm from Monday-Friday on CBBC. Beatrice, nicknamed Bea, is a character in Dennis the Menace and Gnasher. Chisholm described the character to Law, but was dissatisfied with every sketch the artist showed him. These early strips were drawn by David Law, who also created Beryl the Peril for The Topper. But the great thing about Dennis is he never gets better'. 31 August 1968: Dennis found a dog on the street, Gnasher, on his way to the dog show at the local town hall. 4: Conservation of Energy", "Dennis the Menace and Gnasher become Christmas stamps on the Isle of Man", List of D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd publications, List of Fleetway and IPC Comics publications, The Beano's Dennis the Menace and Gnasher Show, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Dennis_the_Menace_and_Gnasher&oldid=998636003, Articles with unsourced statements from April 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Dennis's first regular TV appearance was in the puppet series, Dennis was the main character of a 1996 TV Series originally titled, Later in 2009, Dennis re-appeared on television again in a series once again called, Dennis and Gnasher appear as non-playable characters in the, Dennis was the main mascot for the Beanoland section in, In 2015 it was announced that a musical based on the comics will be presented for the, This page was last edited on 6 January 2021, at 09:24. Dennis made a cameo in a Biffo story in 1972, citing his wish to be on the cover. Dennis the Menace is the main character in the Beano comic and the fifth student of the seven pupils in Bash Street School's Class IA. Little Plum Wal  ter Pie Face. [6][7] His misbehaviour stems from what The Beano explains as an attempt to add excitement to an otherwise dull day. The main Dennis strip is now mainly drawn by Hansen, with Sixty Second Dennis usually by Nigel Parkinson. In the 2009 TV series, Rasher and Gnipper are owned by Dennis's Granny. Unfortunately, this doesn't go down well with Dennis and pal's plans to watch the week-long marathon of their favourite show 'Nick Kelly'. She doesn't really spend that much time with the rivalry with Walter or Dennis rather than trying beat Gnasher at his game. Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius also appeared, with the current editor, Stirling citing that 'When people told Oscar he couldn't be an athlete due to his disability, he ignored them and, in that respect, he's just like Dennis, who never does as he is told. The second Dennis strip was replaced by Sixty Second Dennis, which takes up just one page as opposed to two. Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed! Instead of being camp and frilly, he was quite rude and obnoxious especially towards Dennis and his friends. But when Dennis falls under the Mega Mall’s spell, Gnasher is left up to save the day. In the 2012 revamp, he was redrawn to look more like Dennis. On The Beano's 50th anniversary, Dennis's strip consisted of him saving The Beano's birthday cake, which had begun to float away after the rope in which the sailor was pulling it along with was cut by a nearby crab. Dad’s ghastly aunts return from their 20-year long holiday expedition ten years earlier than expected, and quickly prove themselves to be a big match for Dennis. March 2011: Dennis celebrated his 60th birthday. Watch Dennis the Menace and Gnasher - Dig This ----- Subscribe to Beano so you NEVER miss an upload! Set Descending Direction. His father had become a pot-bellied man with black, spiky hair and similar colour-schemed clothes to him, and his mother had red, shaggy hair. Bea is Dennis's little sister, born in issue 2931, dated 19 September 1998. Mrs. Pie Face, Kevin Pie Face's Mum; voiced by, Mr. Pie Face, Kevin Pie Face's Dad; voiced by, Rasher: Dennis' pet pig that made a cameo in the episode, Sidney: Dennis' spider based on the comic book spider Dasher that with his web saved the day. Next thing the duo know, they are being fired of in a space pod on a mission to stop a crazy dinner lady called Vilhemina Slopbucket turn the whole world into 10 year olds unless they eat her rotten dinners! 1975: Walter joined "the softies", Bertie Blenkinsop and Algernon "Spotty" Perkins. Eccentric millionaire Sir Fitz-Patrick Flush promises to give a million pound cheque to the citizens of Beanotown if they can live without television for a whole week. She has been seen in a few episodes with Walter holding her while he's scolding Dennis. Although the strip continued to be known as Dennis and Gnasher, Dennis was once again overtly referred to as 'the menace', and by his 60th birthday, Dennis had returned to his original character although he still has the likeness of his 2009 TV series counterpart. Gnasher returned the following week and became a comic favourite, as well as the menace's best friend. Stanley Livingstone an explorer with a pet crocodile, Carruthers, who lived next door to Dennis. ... Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed Striped Laces . The front cover of the famous 2674th issue of the comic depicted Dennis spraying other famous Beano characters with a hose of paint. Santa Claws also appeared in a Roger the Dodger strip in the 2008 Beano Annual. FACT FILE: Name: Dennis Menace Nickname: Dennis the Menace Age: 10 Birthday: 17th March Best friend: Gnasher Worst enemy: Walter Brown, the mayor’s son Prized possessions: His catapult, and his red and black stripey jumper Motto: "Totally blam!" 14 September 1974: Dennis took the front cover of The Beano replacing Biffo the Bear. Soon, the diary entries make Dad a reluctant celebrity, and with a Hollywood film director making a film based on the book, Dennis discovers that his antics are no longer seen as threatening. 2004: Dennis the Menace became the longest running strip in The Beano ever, beating Lord Snooty. Gnasher also returned to normal. The Colonel is an old army colonel, who is often seen with toy soldiers and often makes references to being in battles which happened hundreds of years ago. 1992: The Menace Car was seen for the first time. Instead of being a gentle, well-behaved boy, he's become camp, considerably meaner, and almost certainly evil. '[17] In an article for the Guardian, Dennis is cited as 'Britain's longest surviving comic villain'.[18]. Bananaman. After The Beano's 60th anniversary issue in 1998, David Sutherland stopped drawing the strip, and was replaced by former Billy Whizz and The Three Bears artist, David Parkins. In 1986, one of Dennis's first story arcs appeared. Again, David Sutherland is the strip's artist. Soon, things take a turn for the abominable when a furry giant begins following them…, The series finale. Ivy the Terrible Biffo the Bear Billy the Whizz . Despite that Foo-Foo is not seen often, she is a minor antagonist. Badly behaved and visually rebellious, Dennis uses a wide range of pranks and weaponry in order to cause chaos and mayhem to those around him. Various television and film adaptations of the comic strip: Dennis the Menace (1959 TV series), a CBS network live action television show Dennis's dad is to sick to come to work, so Dennis hands in a sick note to find out what Dad's work life is like...only due to a mix-up Dennis & Gnasher find themselves instead at the Secret Agency next door where they are mistaken for Derek Cool, a secret agent who is a master of disguise dressed as a 10-year-old boy and his dog. Also around the same time, Sixty Second Dennis gets replaced by a new Gnasher strip, titled Gnasher's Bit(e), drawn by Jimmy Hansen. BBC News once called Dennis the 'definitive naughty boy'. These were later re-released in a box-set alongside "The Beano Videostars", "The Beano Allstars", "Haunted House & 12 Other Stories", and "Dennis' Hiccups & 22 Other Stories" released in September 2010. Dennis the Menace and Gnasher (previously titled Dennis and Gnasher, and originally titled Dennis the Menace) is a long-running comic strip in the British children's comic The Beano, published by D. C. Thomson & Co., of Dundee, Scotland.The comic stars a boy named Dennis the Menace and his Abyssinian wire-haired tripe hound Gnasher.. Dennis was returned to his previous appearance and personality – Nigel Auchterlounie began writing for Dennis a month after and made Dennis (and the other characters) have wider personalities. Another landmark issue was met in 2008 where The Beano turned 70. For a brief time in the late 1970s/ early 1980s, Curly also appeared in the softies. Auchterlounie has proven to be a very popular writer since taking over Dennis. Photos of the Dennis the Menace and Gnasher (Show) voice actors. Despite that Foo-Foo is not seen often, she is a minor antagonist. Additionally, Dennis is often considered to be a loner, seeking no solace in anyone's company aside from his faithful pet dog Gnasher. In the 1960s a well-known police officer was known as Slipper of the Yard, though "slipper" is also a nod to the instrument with which Dennis's father usually chastised him before corporal punishment was deemed politically incorrect. Gnasher became a regular from this point onwards. [1] Nick Newman cited his inspiration for a Private Eye strip based on the Menace due to the fact Dennis is 'relentless' and has 'no learning curve'. In 2018, the Isle of Man produced a set of Christmas stamps featuring Dennis and Gnasher. Our sympathies were never with him because he didn't stand up to Dennis. He moved in as Dennis's next-door neighbor. March 1986: Gnasher "went missing". You can help Beano-pedia by expanding it. Walter got revamped when drawn by Jimmy Hansen, and he now bears the appearance of an Elvis impersonator with much bigger glasses. It later became a television series and then an animated cartoon series. Apart from Gnasher, he has been seen owning other pets, namely Rasher (a pig), Splasher (a fish) and Dasher (a spider). Feature-length strips in The Beano reveal that Dennis actually has a rivalling nature with The Bash Street Kids, often brawling and attempting to outwit them. Jun 21, 2015 - Explore Sam Pouch's board "Dennis & Gnasher", followed by 1320 people on Pinterest. Dennis is an uncontrollable schoolboy who takes pride in causing chaos and mayhem to those around him due to his intolerance for rules and order. 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Even though many strips depict Dennis as being fairly academically challenged, he is in fact extremely inventive and clever when it comes to mechanics. Gary Martin (1996) Nicky Jones (2009) Ryan Sampson (2017) Peter Shepherd, nicknamed Pie-Face, is one of Dennis the Menace 's best friends who lives in Beanotown (along … This is a list of characters from the TV series, Dennis the Menace and Gnasher. In 1970, Davey Law took ill and retired from the strip, leaving Dennis in need of a new artist. The front cover depicted Dennis offering to show readers the first issue of the comic. Several succeeding feature-length strips after, usually drawn by Mike Pearse or Kev F. Sutherland, further depicted the rivalry even to the point it would get violent. Incidentally and fitting well with the character's menacing nature, the comic was at the bottom of the pile. Over the years, a variety of subsidiary characters have arisen. A new character called Angel Face was also introduced into the strip, in order to give Dennis more of a rival. Throughout the years, Law's Dennis became taller than his debut appearance. Watch Dennis the Menace and Gnasher - Great Outdoors-----Subscribe to Beano so you NEVER miss an upload! He was featured in several strips leading up to the games release depicting how he received his vehicle and races he got into prior to the games events. Dave Sutherland, who was already the artist of Biffo the Bear and The Bash Street Kids, was chosen. His weapons of choice are a catapult, a peashooter or a water pistol. '[2] Both strips were extremely well received amongst both the athletes and the public. Mid-1953: Dennis got expanded to a full page, while earlier strips were only half a page long. While most of his mischief is for fun, sometimes it can cause serious problems, or even help others. His name alludes to the explorers David Livingstone and H.M. Stanley. Gnasher. However, not everyone in Beanotown takes an instant liking to Dennis’ new monstrous mate…. In the late 1980s/early 1990s, she got her own strip Go, Granny, Go! The comic stars a boy named Dennis the Menace and his Abyssinian wire-haired tripe hound Gnasher. She appeared in just a few stories, visiting along with her cat Santa Claws. Rasher also has children: Oink, Snort, Grunt, Squeal, and Squeak. He also teamed up with fellow menaces Curly and Pie-Face. He was believed to have been dropped after the strip was revamped in 2009, but he made a surprise return to the strip in 2011. Dennis tuned up his Menace-Mobile to make a dune buggy. 2007: Tom Paterson started drawing Dennis occasionally. I Ch. She gets her own comic strip in issue 3737 dated 7 June 2014. He also began to do his menacing more intentionally as he did in all previous eras. … [1] The character of Dennis was initially a struggle for artist Davey Law and then Beano chief sub Ian Chisholm to develop. He loves to eat swill and was rescued by Dennis. Author Michael Rosen states, “In most children's books, a bad child gets made good – but the great thing about Dennis is he never gets better.”[1]. Walter also changed in the strip as Dennis was given more reason to belittle and menace him. The mantra in design classes is: 'Black and Red will always be read.' Such traits have caused some artists and writers to consider him a villain, as in such strips, Dennis would often prove himself to be selfish and greedy, tending to disregard his friends in favour for treasures. Beatrice, nicknamed Bea, is a character in Dennis the Menace and Gnasher. When Dennis and the gang volunteer to do a days work on the SS Rustbucket on a race around the Cape of Good Hope, they find themselves swallowed alive by "Dopey Mick", the daftest whale of the 7 seas. 1990: Granny's personality was changed drastically. He once bought a snake called Hisser. 1998: Dasher re-appeared with a red mask as the mascot of the Beano site. Bullies have to be stood up to; another good lesson for any society. Dennis is a trouble-making 11-year-old kid who loves making mischief and, as his name implies, is considered a menace by everyone. The most famous, Dennis's greatest sworn enemy, is a character called Walter, sometimes called the "Prince of Softies". [23], In The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Dennis the Menace appears as a character in the fourth chapter, Conservation of Energy.[24]. He also made other appearances in the spin-off Bash Street Kids - Singled Out, where he would take on a similar role. Dennis is the main character of the strip. His real name has never been given (although once it was cited as actually being "Dennis's Dad" in a letter by Dennis). Throughout this story, Dennis and Gnasher called upon help of various past characters of the strips history before finally contacting Gnipper's many sisters who successfully managed to get him out of his coma. Sixty Second Dennis was also dropped, being replaced by a Gnasher spin-off strip called Gnashional Treasure, which was later renamed as Gnasher's Bit(e). It was officially announced via a Dennis strip where several British celebrities including Ant and Dec, Simon Cowell and Daniel Radcliffe visited Beanotown in an effort to join the club but all failed as they were not deemed tough enough. Has Dennis met his match, or will his new found friend, the loopy female inventor Flossy save the day? Gnasher, his faithful companion, had gone missing. Seemingly replaced by the Colonel, though the character had disappeared a while before the Colonel first appeared. Dennis is also the perfect boy for a dog like Gnasher, because he doesn't mind getting into scrapes, getting muddy or running away from people whose sausages have been eaten from under their very noses. [15] Express called Dennis 'the child template for every post-war rebel without a cause'. This transformed her from the indulgent Granny who used the Demon Whacker when necessary to a very active elderly lady who enjoyed motorbikes, similar to Cuddles and Dimples's granny, partly because, by this time, characters in The Beano were no longer punished with the slipper. He was also given more rivals as Athena and Sugar were both introduced to the strip. It was distributed by HIT Entertainment worldwide, and was directed and largely written by Tony Collingwood. The strip first appeared in issue 452, dated 17 March … Dennis's younger years in Beanotown Preschool were chronicled in a strip called The BamBeanos. Although there is no distinct timeline in the comic strip, editor-in-chief Mike Stirling explained that "There's no definable lineage [in Dennis and Gnasher], but there can only ever be one Dennis at any time. Meanwhile, Dennis runs his own class among his friends titled "How to Understand Grown-ups". And it's menacing of a pretty benign kind'. drawn by Brian Walker. Nigel Parkinson, who had previously been drawing the strip as Parkins' understudy, continued as artist, along with Jimmy Hansen coming in to replace Parkins. This page is about the British version as published in the Anthology Comic The Beano. Dennis’s search for the existence of the Tooth Fairy takes him (along with Gnasher and Pie-Face) into the farthest reaches of his mattress, where he ends up in a war zone between the Fairy Freedom Fighters, a bunch of goblins, and their familiar-looking ruler…. In 1996, the first Dennis animated series was released on the UK station Fox Kids, with a second series following in 1998. Over the years, a variety of subsidiary characters have arisen. Many of Law's strips ended with Dennis being punished for his troublemaking with corporal punishment such as a slippering or use of a cane. Kerr, feeling that Dennis was beginning to resemble a thuggish teenager rather than the naughty boy he was intended to be, told Sutherland to make Dennis look younger in appearance. Out of frustration, Chisholm grabbed a pencil and quickly sketched out his creation to Law in the back of his cigarette packet. However, the tracksuit bottoms ripped due to Dennis's knobbly knees and he ditched the jacket as his father could catch him easier after he had menaced. He owns an Abyssinian Wire-Haired Tripe Hound named Gnasher and lives in Beanotown. In 2011, he took over as Dennis's main artist. He was featured prominently throughout the land including a large figure atop the shop, a member of the squirting water fountain, a character on the dodgems, a silhouette on the entrance and a cast member in the live show located in his treehouse. Dennis's Teacher often appeared in Dennis the Menace strips from the early 1970s and has been replaced, although the character was absent for most of the intervening period, in the 2009 TV Series by another Teacher named Mrs Creecher. Dennis Menace , nicknamed Dennis the Menace, is the main titular protagonist character of the Beano strip, Dennis The Menace and Gnasher. Gnipper's name is a pun since 'to nip' something means to give something a small bite, while 'nipper' is a slang term for a young child. To celebrate, Dennis's weekly comic strip this week featured him celebrating his birthday and his menacing antics with his brand new cowboy outfit. In the end, Dennis decides its only the reader who can become a Beano V.I.P. The story lasted three issues and consisted of Dennis's fear that a younger sister would ruin his reputation as the toughest menace in Beanotown. Rasher is a pig, first seen in issue 1920, dated 5 May 1979. She generally managed to out-menace Dennis, showing considerable fortitude against the Softies, and at the local boxing club. In the first ever Dennis the Menace strip, the family also had a pet chihuahua, who has not since appeared. Repeats of the programme ran on CBBC (BBC1, BBC2 and CBBC Channel) until January 2009. Episodes 1-4 of series one are available on two, separate volumes each containing two episodes. 1955: The first Dennis Annual was published, using reprinted stories from previous years. The following year, Dennis became one of a few characters from DC Thomson comics to be featured in his own annual (the 1956 edition), which continued to 2011. On the criticism, Maurice Heggie, a Dandy editor, stated 'I never saw him as a bully because the characters of the softies were so dreadful, they had no redeeming features either.' Adapting Chisholm's doodle, Law set to work on the character in the strip, which would appear in the 17 March 1951 issue of The Beano. After some trouble with Dennis, Mum and Dad join an adult education class to understand children, only to understand the tutor is a bit loopy! Barrie Appleby did the artwork for the Beano Superstars series, which, towards the end of its run, resorted mostly to strips based on the TV series. David Parkins took over from 1998 until 2006, although Nigel Parkinson drew the lion's share of the strips after 2002, and Jimmy Hansen alternated with him in 2005–06. This was the first strip in which Dennis seemed to actually do his 'menacing' intentionally since his re-launch in 2009. In the early days it was not in full colour but had a red overlay, but Davy Law, the artist, made a virtue out of this necessity by having the red-and-black striped T-shirt. 1958: After four years of being drawn this way, characters become more or less back the way they were. A special episode drawn by David Parkins (In the style of David Law) was released in the issue, telling the readers how he got his striped jersey. 8 August 1953: Walter appeared for the first time. This became the foundation of The Beano Club years later. ", Dennis the Menace is still a rebel even at 60 | Express Comment | Comment | Daily Express, Dennis the Menace receives politically correct makeover, Dennis without the menace is a bad idea, says Beano illustrator from Clevedon | News, "The Feynman Lectures on Physics Vol. The strip first appeared in issue 452, dated 17 March 1951 (on sale 12 March 1951), and is the longest-running strip in the comic. 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