Panel from the 1957 Beano Book, drawn by Paddy Brennan.

"General Jumbo" is a strip which first appeared in issue 584 of The Beano (26 September 1953) and has also appeared in Nutty and Buddy.[1] It was originally drawn by Paddy Brennan.

The main character in the strip is Alfie "Jumbo" Johnson, a twelve-year-old Dinchester lad who once saved the life of an inventor named Professor Carter. As a reward, the good professor put Jumbo in charge of an army of remote-controlled model soldiers and their vehicles.[2]



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