NIGEL PARKINSON is a regular artist for the D.C. Thomson magazines The Beano and The Dandy, as well as the companion title BeanoMAX. During the 1980s and 1990s, he drew such comics as ‘Thunderbirds TV Show’, ‘Stingray’ and ‘Scouse Mouse’ for Fleetway, and comics based on ‘Baywatch’ and ‘Grange Hill’ for BBC Magazines. He has been working for The Dandy since 1982 and The Beano since 1997.

He has been one of the main artists of ‘Dennis the Menace’ for The Beano since 1999, and is sole artist on the title’s trademark comic since 2012. Among his other regular comics for The Beano and BeanoMAX are ‘The Bash Street Kids’ (since 1998), ‘Lord Snooty the Third’ (2008-2011), ‘Minnie the Minx’ (since 2012) and ‘Dangerous Dan’ (2011). In The Dandy, he has drawn the soccer comic ‘Owen Goal’ between 1998 and 2009, and he restyled Barrie Appleby’s ‘Cuddles and Dimples’, which he drawn on and off from 2003. Among his other Dandy comics are ‘The Banana Bunch’ (2000-2004) and ‘Marvo the Wonder Chicken’ (2008-2012). The Dandy ceased publication in 2012.

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