blog that JIM PETRIE, who drew the MINNIE THE MINX
strip in THE BEANO from 1962 to 2001, died yesterday. (And a
It would be nice if D.C. THOMSON released a Minnie Special
featuring Jim's work as a tribute to one of their longest-
serving artists. Let's hope they read this, eh?
(Different sources give the date of Jim taking over Minnie
as either '61, '62 or '63, so I've plumped for the middle one.
Jim's last Minnie strip was drawn in 2000, but appeared in
the cover-dated January 13th 2001 issue.)