This article is about the newspaper seller. For the Snow imp, see Benny (Snow imp)
Benny Gutenberg is a newspaper seller within Varrock. He can be found near Baraek's fur stall. He carries a backpack full of newspapers on his back. He sells newspapers for 50 coins each. You have to buy a newspaper from him to complete the easy Varrock achievement, Read All About It.
He is a journalist, and has been since at least Year 160 of the Fifth Age, where he appears as such on the Varrock Census. He publishes and writes the news himself.
His zombie version can be found in New Varrock selling a New Varrock edition of the newspaper.
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- Benny's surname, Gutenberg, is a reference to Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press in Europe during the Renaissance. His full name could be a reference to Beno Gutenberg, a nineteenth century American seismologist, most famous for his work with Charles Richter.
- Benny calls players 'Guv', a reference to Cockney English, which is a slang language spoken in London.
- ^ a b Benny, RuneScape. "[The Varrock Herald] is edited, printed and published by myself, Benny Gutenberg."