ROWAN Atkinson has revealed a surprising transformation ahead of his new Netflix series Man vs Bee.

The 67-year-old will soon be back on our TV screens with his first brand-new comedy character in over a decade.

To celebrate, Rowan has been immortalised in a special bespoke Beano comic strip.

This ultimate British pop-culture comedy crossover, drawn by celebrated Beano illustrator Nigel Parkinson, stars Rowan as the series’ eponymous hero Trevor, a hapless house sitter who attempts to take care of a luxury mansion before chaos ensues after being invaded by a mischievous bee.

Inspired by his unique slapstick comedic credentials from the show, the bee-spoke strip transports Trevor to Beanotown.

He runs into serious difficulties alongside a cast of favourite characters, including favourites such as Dennis, Gnasher, Bea (Dennis’s baby sister), Minnie, Pieface, JJ and Rubi.

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In the comic strip, Atkinson’s character attempts to house-sit for the Mayor of Beanotown (Walter’s father), as the family head off on holiday.

Chaos ensues as Trevor tussles with a bee whilst leaving a trail of utter devastation in their wake to hilarious comic effect.

Rowan said: “Like many British school children I was an avid Beano reader. Beano remains a unique piece of our pop-culture, and something that has been shaped by and shaped British comedic sensibilities for over 80 years.

"I am genuinely thrilled that my alter ego, Trevor, has been immortalised in the Beano world.”

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Meanwhile the series sees lovable, but bumbling, dad Trevor land a new job as a housesitter.

His first assignment is a luxurious mansion filled with priceless artwork, classic cars and an adorable dog called Cupcake.

But when a bee lands on the scene, can Trevor keep everything under control, or will their raucous rivalry just lead to increasingly disastrous consequences? And what irreparable damage will be done in the process?

Launching on Friday June 17, the bee-spoke comic strip is available exclusively on and gives a teaser of what’s to come ahead of Man vs Bee landing on Netflix on June 24.

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