The Broons is a comic strip in Scots published in the weekly Scottish newspaper The Sunday Post. It features the Brown family, who live in a tenement flat at 10 Glebe Street in (since the late 1990s) the fictional Scottish town of Auchentogle or Auchenshoogle.
Originally created by writer/editor R. D. Low and artist Dudley D. Watkins, the strip made its first appearance in the issue dated 8 March 1936.
Since its inception, The Broons have had their own biennial, alternating each year with Oor Wullie. No annuals were published during 1943 and 1944 due to paper rationing in World War II but jigsaws were created instead. Starting with the 2015 editions, both titles are now published together annually.
Scotland's happiest family, The Broons, invite you into number 10 Glebe Street to join the fun in this 2018 annual. Filled with the newest stories, laugh along with the Broons through the seasons. The Broons' upbeat look on life is an entertaining read for all ages. Considered to be Scotland's longest running soap opera, The Broons have captured the hearts of the nation by combining brilliant comedy with traditional family values. Champions of the Scots language, Scotland's happiest family that make Scotland happy are a celebration of family, friendship, and community, guaranteed to raise a smile.
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