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Skyjack launches “Poppet Magazine”, new girls title aiming to inspire technology learning

Poppet Magazine, a new four-weekly magazine for girls based on the character from Moshi Monsters hoping to inspire an interest in technology goes on sale today (27th March), priced £2.99. Published by SkyJack Publishing who also publish the Moshi Monsters magazine, according to distributors COMAG the Moshi Monsters children’s online game franchise, the creation of Mind Candy, continues to expand. More ... Read More »

Immediate Media set to launch Peter Rabbit magazine

Peter Rabbit Magazine Issue 1

Immediate Media is to launch Peter Rabbit magazine on 9th April, the first and only magazine to bring the tales of Beatrix Potter to life. Based on Potter’s popular children’s book characters and creatively re-imagined in the successful CBeebies animation, Peter Rabbit magazine aims to encourage 3-5 year olds to explore and play outside, while nurturing an interest in nature and wildlife. It features popular preschool ... Read More »

Win a Doctor Who-themed holiday with Doctor Who Adventures

Doctor Who Adventures magazine is offering its readers the chance to win a trip to the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff this Easter. The winner gets a family ticket for four people (based on two adults and two children) to the Experience, plus tickets to the Doctor Who Walking Tour, where they’ll get to see loads of different Doctor Who ... Read More »

The Zelfs magazine set to launch this summer from publisher DJ Murphy

A preview edition of Zelfs Magazine was circualted in July last year. Image courtesy the MumofThree blog

DJ Murphy – also publisher of Horse&Rider magazine The Trash Pack and AniMagic – have signed a deal with Lisle International for a new monthly magazine based on girls’ property, The Zelfs. The Zelfs, a new girls’ brand created by Australian toy company Moose, was first introduced to the UK in 2013 by Character Options who distribute the master toy line, ... Read More »

Sylvia Anderson speaks out in new Andersonic

Andrersonic Issue 17

The latest issue of the Gerry Anderson-inspired fanzine Andersonic, featuring a cover image by Martin Bower (the Space: 1999 effects artist whose work used to feature in Starlord comic), is on sale now – and the team have pulled off something of a coup with a new Sylvia Anderson interview. Sylvia – former partner of Gerry – discusses her work on the ... Read More »

Get Yourself some DogBreath!

Kev Levell's cracking cover to Dogbreath 28.

  No, we’re not talking about having an all-night session in some seedy bar with Middenface McNulty! Dogbreath is the brilliant comics fanzine inspired by Starlord/2000AD‘s Strontium Dog, published by Futurequake Press, who also publish Zarjaz (plugged yesterday). Featuring a slew of great strips and text features from a range of up and coming – and in some cases, well ... Read More »

Jam-packed Zarjaz 20 released, packed with great 2000AD-inspired strips

Lurking behind a simply stunning Bad Company cover by Mick Cassidy, Peeps the droid delivers some truly brilliant thrills lifted directly from the cortex of The Mighty One Himself in Zarjaz Issue 20 – the latest issue of the brilliant 2000AD-inspired fanzine from Futurequake Press. It’s a jam-packed issue, but standouts for me this time around have to be  “A.B.C. ... Read More »

2000AD’s marketing secrets in new Geek Syndicate magazine

The new issue of Geek Syndicate magazine is out – and it’s a cracker! Articles include an interview with comic creator Steve Grant on  2 Guns – how the comic series turned all action film starring Denzel Washington and Mark Walberg. The digital magazine also features a look at the history of Bigfoot in the comics, the Bluffers Guide to Massively Multiplayer Online Games (Don’t ... Read More »

Doctor Who Magazine reaches record sales, and comic celebrates 50 years of continuous production

Doctor Who Magazine Issue 470

Panini UK are celebrating after achieving the highest ever ABC figures for Doctor Who Magazine, which features news and features about the BBC’s top SF show, along with all-new comic strip every issue. No doubt boosted by the series 50th anniversary and associated coverage, ABC figures for Doctor Who Magazine reached a total of 36,151 in the release period July to ... Read More »

Infinity Issue 6 includes Hannah Berry interview, out today

Infinity Issue 6 from Panel Nine

Infinity #6 – the terrific, free, digital magazine of graphic novels and sequential art is out today. This issue from Panel Nine, makers of the SEQUENTIAL app within which Infinity appears, features long interview with Hannah Berry, reviews of Hip Hop Family Tree, Kiki de Montparnasse, Sandcastle, The Black Feather Falls, Troop 142 and TEOTFW. Plus news, webcomics and a ... Read More »

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