“The results are, well, predictably chaotic. The team were simply amazing and I thank them for letting me join in.” So says Hammond after evidence of his stint editing venerable comic the Beano hit newsagent’s shelves today. “I was a fan of the Beano as a kid: of course I was. I still am. And when they asked me to be guest editor I couldn’t think of a finer opportunity or one that would have meant more to me as a kid.”
Inside the Grand Prix-themed issue, a cartoon Hammond attempts to uncover the true identity of our tame racing driver, The Stig, while also finding time to help Dennis the Menace create a special race kart. All while batting off the advances of Dennis’ mum, who’s developed a bit of a soft spot for Richard.
The special Richard Hammond guest edit issue is on sale now. First Family Guy, and now this. Which anarchic virtual world should Top Gear take on next?