|The "digitally-restored" front cover.|
Tomorrow's issue of The Beano, issue #3685, comes with a free digitally restored copy of the 1981 Beano special, as read by Doctor Who (which I'd assume is why they're doing it).
Here is what The Beano had to say over on their Facebook page:
"The secret revealed! Travel back in time with this week's issue of The Beano! It'll feel like the summer of 1981 all over again with a complete, digitally-restored copy of The Beano Summer Special completely FREE inside! The Beano no. 3685, on sale 15th May!"
I'd really like to see a reprint of the very firt Beano and Dandy summer special, from 1963. I couldn't afford a real one, so a reprint is the only way I'd get to read it.
Turns out that they are giving it away because it appeared in Doctor Who. Still, I'd like to see some other Summer Specials. Here's the cover...