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We're having a BEANO!; 70 GOODIE BAGS TO BE WON.

Prepare to have your sides split as TV nerd Mr Bean makes his big screen debut on August 8 in Bean - the movie.

This is Mr Bean as you've never seen him before - wreaking havoc in Los Angeles.

The fun and games kick off when a wealthy benefactor - played by Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds - pays a huge sum of money to return America's greatest painting, Whistler's Mother, back home.

The Americans invite the Royal National Gallery of England to send an eminent scholar to the unveiling ceremony. But instead they send hated employee Mr Bean - played by Rowan Atkinson - in an attempt to get rid of him once and for all.

Bean's trip to Tinseltown is one disaster after another.

After defacing Whistler's Mother, he replaces the canvas with the exhibition poster - sticking it down with chewing gum. Amidst the chaos Bean makes one pal, 11-year-old Kevin Langley. Kevin thinks Bean is "pretty cool" and the pair enjoy hanging out and pulling funny faces.

To celebrate the arrival of Bean at cinemas across Britain we're bringing you a bumper Bean giveaway.

We have 70 goodie bags up for grabs with a Boyzone CD single Picture Of You - featured in the film - and a copy of the soundtrack, which includes songs by Louise, Wet Wet Wet, Alisha's Attic and Gabrielle.

And we're throwing in a Bean pencil tin, T-shirt, a Corgi Bean mini, teddy bear, scrap book and two packets of M&Ms which Mr Bean loves to munch with his chum Kevin.

To be in with a chance of winning our Megatastic Bean contest, just tell us which painting Bean destroys in the movie.

Send your answers on a postcard to: Mega Mirror, Mr Bean Comp, PO Box, 4022, London, E14 5BX.

DINO-MITE GIVEAWAY

The world has gone dinosaur mad and Mega Mirror is no exception. We're bringing you a great dino competition thanks to Dig-A-Dino - the chilled treat which has a dinosaur sweet at the bottom.

Two first prize-winners bag a hi-fi system, and five runners-up win personal stereos. Each winner also gets a selection of dinosaur books.

There are four Dig-A-Dinos - Tyrannosaurus Rex, Stegosaurus, Brontosaurus and Triceratops.

To enter, just unravel the following words to reveal the names of three mighty dinosaurs. 1.RUSSUANONTARY XRE 2. SOGETSRUAUS 3. SPOTRATRICE

Send your answers on a postcard, with your name and address, to: Mega Mirror, Dig-A-Dino Comp, PO Box, 4024, London, E14 5BZ.

AQUARIUM TRIP JUST

THE TICKET

IF you can't get to the sea this summer holiday, why not head for the water ... at the new London Aquarium?

Mega Mirror has teamed up with The London Aquarium to give away five FREE family tickets.

And even if you're not one of our lucky winners, the voucher below entitles one child FREE entry with every two paying adults.

The London Aquarium opened in March and is one of Europe's largest exhibits of marine life.

Two massive crescent-shaped tanks display fish and marine life from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Other exhibits come from the Mediterranean, Indian Ocean, Barrier Reef and the mangroves.

To be in with a chance of winning a free family ticket to the London Aquarium tell us off the coast of which continent is the Barrier Reef.

a) America b) Africa c) Australia?

Send your answers on a postcard to: Mega Mirror, London Aquarium Comp, PO Box 4024, London E14 5BZ.

WIN

A COMPUTER

If you're a budding artist and would love to show your work to the nation here's your chance.

We've joined grocery chain Spar to give Mega readers the opportunity to design a poster for their 40th birthday.

The winning design will displayed in Spar branches and Mega Mirror, and the winner gets a state-of-the-art Acer Aspire computer.

Send your design to: Mega Mirror, Spar Poster Competition, PO Box 4022, London, E14 5BX. Make sure your design includes the Spar logo (right) and is no bigger than A4.

Write your name, address, age and phone number on the back. Sorry, we can't return your drawings.

Little Marvels

MEGA Mirror readers Ian Barnish from Church Stretton in Shropshire and Sarah Louise Danaher from Oldbury, West Midlands, scooped the chance to talk to Spiderman creator Stan Lee of Marvel Comics.

Ian: Who's your favourite creation?

Stan: Spiderman - he's the most realistic.

I: And who do you wish you had created?

S: Superman.

I: Who would make a good screen Spidey?

S: Brad Pitt.

I: What advice do you have for young comic illustrators?

S: Read all you can - not just comics - and study art.

Sarah Louise: Did you base Spiderman on anyone you know?

S: I don't know anyone who can stick to walls, but his personality is a bit like mine.

SL: Why did you make him a spider?

S: Spiders are a bit more dramatic than bumble bees.

We have 10 sets of six Special Edition Action Heroes videos to give away. To enter tell us which Marvel Comics superhero wears a suit of metal that gives him enormous strength. Answers on a postcard to Mega Mirror, Action Heroes Comp, PO Box 4022, London, E14 5BX.

CATCH the Spiderman double bill on Fox Kids Network every week day at 10am and 5pm.
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Author:Parker, Fiona
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jul 26, 1997
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