List of D. C. Thomson & Co. Ltd publications

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This is a list of DC Thomson publications; formerly D. C. Thomson & Co., of Dundee, Scotland.

Newspapers, Comics and magazines[edit]

These newspapers, comics and magazines are or were published by D.C. Thomson & Co.


The annuals are normally published in time for Christmas, which is the major gift selling time of the year, usually appearing on shelves in early September.

The annuals that DC Thomson have published, and still publish, over the years, include:

  • 70 Years of The Beano and The Dandy (1988–present), originally called Golden Years, then 60 Years; sometimes features stories from other comics
  • Animals and You (2008–present)
  • Bananaman (1984–1987), based on the TV series
  • The Bash Street Kids (1980–2010), reprinting older strips from The Beano; originally alternating with Beryl and Dennis until 1989
  • The Beano Annual (1940–present), DC Thomson's biggest selling annual
  • The Beezer Book (1958–2003)
  • Beryl the Peril (1959–1977, 1981, 1987–1988), reprinting older strips from The Topper; alternating with Dennis, Dan and The Bash Street Kids
  • Black Bob (1950, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1965), reprinting old Weekly News and Dandy strips
  • Blue Jeans Annual (70s to 90s)
  • The Broons (1940–present), published bi-annually, excluding during World War II; no annuals were published in 1944 and 1946 due to rationing
  • Bunty Annual (1960–2009)
  • Classic Broons and Oor Wullie annuals (1996–present)
  • Cowboy Book For Boys (1938 one-off annual)
  • The Dandy Annual (1939–present)
  • Dennis the Menace (1956–present), reprinting older strips from The Beano; originally bi-annually, alternating with Beryl, Dan and The Bash Street Kids, until the 1980s
  • Desperate Dan Annual (1955, 1979, 1991–1993), reprinting older strips from The Dandy and Dandy annuals
  • Mandy Annual (1969–2007)
  • Oor Wullie (1941–present), published bi-annually, alternating with The Broons, excluding World War II; no annuals were published for 1945 and 1947
  • The Sparky Book (1967–1981), the 1981 was joint with the Topper
  • Storytime with Grandma (2008–present)
  • The Topper Book (1955–1994)
  • Willie Waddle Book (1930s to 1950s)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Jazwares, Penguin and DC Thomson sign with Danger Mouse".