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Fans Narked as Britain's Oldest Comic Nearing the Rubbish Bin

Written by Jude Terror on Tuesday, August 14 2012 and posted in News with Benefits
Fans Narked as Britain's Oldest Comic Nearing the Rubbish Bin

Cor blimey! The Dandy may be canned after 75 years of publication!

Source: The Telegraph

All right? Britain's oldest comic, The Dandy, featuring Desperate Dan and Korky the Cat, is in serious danger of being cancelled as publisher DC Thomson (no relation to Outhouse staffer BK Thomson) is giving it's magazine division, and by proxy its readers, a bit of the ol' in-out. With a circulation in the millions during the 1950s, The Dandy has been hitting the hard lines lately, now selling scarcely 8000 copies a fortnight, as children are more interested in playing video games or watching the telly.

Fanblokes needn't totally despair, however. Things might be sorted after all, as, so long as they aren't totally full of bollocks, Thomson promises that the characters will continue to exist online, so you can still get your fix, right right? So keep your peckers up, mates. Though prospects are bleak, if you fancy The Dandy, you're not snookered yet.


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Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably. A certified trash eater ruining the pristine field of comics journalism with his sarcasm and goofiness, Jude Terror is secretly friendly and congenial, so if you've got a complaint, why not just bring it up to him instead of subtweeting like a jackass, jackass? You can find him on Twitter or try your luck with an email, but keep in mind that he is notoriously unreliable and may not get back to you right away. Unless you want to send him free stuff, in which case he'll get back to you immediately.

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