We have so much amazing comic stuff to show you in Dundee.  Check out our exhibitions covering our history right up to todays artists! 


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Comics Pop-up Museum  -  Thursday 14th - Sunday 24th July  (Official Beano Event)

The Art of Making Mischief in Beanotown  -  Thursday 14th - Sunday 24th July  (Official Beano Event)

Comics Stripped

New Work in Comics


Comics Pop-up Museum   

14th - 24th July

Join us on the streets of Dundee for our pop up – telling the story of comics from their first invention here in Dundee, through all of your favourite titles like the Beano, Dandy, Bunty, Judy and Commando, right through to the new work coming out of the city. Our 18 panels will take you through it all.

Free – High Street Dundee

(c) DC Thomson & Co Ltd


The Art of Making Mischief in Beanotown  

14th - 24th July

Discover the artistry behind the world’s longest running comic in this exhibition of original Beano artwork.  Hosted in the very place that the Beano is created every week, the show tells the story of arguably the world’s favourite comics with gems from the DC Thomson archives.

Free, 9am to 5pm Monday to Sunday,  Albert Square, Dundee.  Enter by revolving door opposite The McManus.



Comics Stripped              

4th July - 30th Sept (Mon-Fri 9.30am-7pm)

How do you make a comic? This exhibition, drawn from the University of Dundee’s unique collection of original comics art, focuses on the production of comics and how the process has changed over time. As well as some stunning artwork, the exhibition also features fascinating examples of printing plates, corrections, colour proofs and more! Guest-curated by comics artist and lecturer Zu Dominiak.

Free – Tower Building, University of Dundee





New Work in Comics

14th - 24th July (Mon – Sun, 11am-5pm)

Join us in the Overgate to celebrate upcoming comics creative talent.  Featuring work from students and graduates of the Masters in Comics & Graphic Novels course at Dundee University.

Free – Gather Space, 2nd Floor, Overgate Shopping Centre


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