Published: Wednesday June 25, 2014 MYT 1:40:00 PM
Updated: Wednesday June 25, 2014 MYT 4:14:49 PM

Wimbledon champ Andy Murray to be guest editor for 'The Beano'

The tennis star will make his “appearance” in the classic comic’s Wimbledon special.

Wimbledon tennis champion Andy Murray is to become guest editor for traditional British comic The Beano, with a starring role within its pages to boot.

The one-off comic strip plays on Murray’s old reputation as a tenacious but impatient tennis player.

Regular troublemaker Dennis the Menace steps in to help Andy up his game and use his emotions in a controlled manner rather than unleashing them indiscriminately.

“Olympic Gold was my proudest moment; becoming the first male British Wimbledon winner for 77 years was amazing,” writes Murray in his introductory editor’s letter. “This might be my greatest title yet. Andy Murray – editor of The Beano!”

Plastered all over the front of The Beano’s June 28 issue, on sale from June 25 in Britain and celebrated with a supporter’s poster, the World #5 defends his title at the All-England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, whose men’s singles final is scheduled to take place on July 6. — AFP Relaxnews

Tags / Keywords: Lifestyle, The Beano, Andy Murray, Books, Comics, Wimbledon


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