The Dandy is still produced as an annual at Christmas(which I bough for my son), he read it, loved it and we tried to buy the comic. I could see the Beano(which he read and enjoyed but still preferred the Dandy), but despite asking, no Dandy was to be had on the shelves. We asked at 2 newsagents, WH Smiths and one big Tesco. All three said the last copy must have gone.
So I decided to go online and order a subscription. Which is when I realised that DC Thompson stopped printing it in 2012!!!
So I purchased a stash of 40 X 1970's Dandys on eBay.
Oh how times have changed. There's a kids TV programme starring James Bolam called 'Grandpa in my pocket', where James Bolam plays a Grandad with a magic shrinking cap that turns him into pocket size so he can go on adventures.
The 70's Dandy story is 'Peters Pocket Grandpa', which is the same thing,except Grandpa is pocket sized because he got into an argument with a Gypsy who put a curse on him
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