The Beano & Friends is the new collection from the masters of innovative print, Surface View. This series of iconic imagery celebrates the illustrations of Dundee based publishing company DC Thomson. From Britain’s most famous Wild West character Desperate Dan of the Dandy, to the girls’ comic of its time Judy Magazine that effortlessly merged picture-story format moralistic stories with pin-up covers. This curated collection of imagery will have broad appeal, particularly with those of a certain generation who love to indulge in a bit of design nostalgia.
Every Surface View story begins with a picture. The fascinating and beautiful imagery, that form the extensive collections come about from eclectic sources. Retrieved from dusty attics, discovered in vaulted basements or among the pages of vintage manuscripts, the imagery is then digitally remastered, retaining its unique character yet achieving the finest image quality. Read More