Beano comic is reimagined as The Woke Street Kids!

Beano comic is reimagined as The Woke Street Kids!

05/29/2021

The Woke Street Kids! The Beano’s Fatty has been renamed Freddy to avoid offence – so the Mail’s had a bash at an alternative cartoon strip

The Beano comic has been a staple of British childhoods since July 1938, with the antics of characters such as Dennis the Menace and Roger the Dodger adored by children everywhere.

But now it has decided to stop using the nickname ‘Fatty’ for one of its characters to prevent young readers using the name ‘in a mean way’.

Here is the Mail’s take – with words by ROLAND WHITE and illustrations by PHIL ARGENT… 



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