It was one of the nominees to be voted into The Beano by readers in early 2004. Although Joe Jitsu won, it was only a 1 % victory over Colin, so both were added to The Beano.
A running gag in his comic strips includes hidden "Celebrity Pets". Fictional pets owned by famous people. Many of the pets' descriptions are puns on the name of the celebrity. (Such as "Ant and Dec's Ant on decks)