Happy Birthday, Dennis (And Hank)!

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Dennis is celebrating his 65th birthday!

Dennis made his first appearance in the funny pages on March 12, 1951.  Later, Hank Ketcham changed Dennis’ official birthday to March 14 to coincide with his own, which means we get to celebrate twice!

Happy birthday to Dennis and Hank!

Dennis the Menace Stands Up Against Bullying


Dennis the Menace may be known as a troublemaker, but he has never crossed the line into bullying.  In October, school administrators and teachers at Miller Elementary School in Canton, Michigan invited David Crumm, editor of ReadTheSpirit magazine, to brainstorm ideas for engaging young students to recognize and stand up against bullying.

Mr. Crumm shared a copy of the book, Bullying Is No Laughing Matter, with school officials who especially liked the “Fence of Friends” activity guide based on a “Dennis the Menace” strip.

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Special “Dennis the Menace” Comic Honors National Preparedness Day

Once again, the Dennis the Menace creative team lends their support to America’s PrepareAthon, a community-based campaign for a day of action, coordinated by FEMA to increase emergency preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills, group discussions and exercises.

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Dennis Wants YOU to Be Better Prepared for Disasters!

Individuals, families, workplaces, schools and organizations are coming together to practice simple activities to stay safe before, during, and after four types of hazards: floods, wildfires, tornadoes and hurricanes.

Ron Ferdinand, cartoonist of the Sunday “Dennis the Menace” comic, has drawn an original piece of artwork to support America’s PrepareAthon!, a community-based campaign for action, coordinated by FEMA in partnership with national and local stakeholders, to increase emergency preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills, group discussions and exercises.


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Welcome to the new official web site for Dennis the Menace.

Now your favorite five year old, who is always finding trouble has a
new playground…He’s gone viral!

Be sure to come check out the ‘Ruff Cuts’ to see snips and snails of Dennis’ history.  Thank you so much for visiting us at our new home on the inter-web.

But don’t forget, we live in the funny pages too!  ENJOY!