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Crowdfunding Spotlight: Breaking the mould with Save Our Souls magazine

Save Our Souls - Strip Samples Image

Save Our Souls is a stunning looking new British magazine currently seeking crowdfunding of £3000 to launch, which will feature written articles by brilliant writers and journalists, alongside some of the best short comics and illustration you can find. The magazine is being edited by David Ziggy Greene, best known for his years of illustrated journalism, who has also created ... Read More »

Redan extends “Bag-O-Fun” line with new BOj title

BOJ Promotional Image

Redan Publishing has announced it will release a BOj Bag-O-Fun story and activity magazine early next year, based on the hit pre-school TV show shown on CBeebies that launched last year. Redan already licences Boj for its hit multi-character titles Fun To Lean Friends and Fun To Learn Favourites, and plans to  a dedicated Boj magazine on 11th February 2016, with a Boj figurine ... Read More »

New Cartoon Network magazine launches this week

Cartoon Network Issue 1 - SNIP

Panini UK is to launch a new, monthly Cartoon Network magazine on Thursday (15th October), featuring Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball and Ben 10 – related content, as well as the channel’s many other shows. The first issue of the new 36-page magazine will include four free gifts and will include puzzles, stories and activities devoted to the irreverent humour ... Read More »

Comic Heroes returns to the News Stand

Comic Heroes Issue 25

Some 18 months after Comic Heroes magazine was cancelled, the title has take an leaf from The X-Men and risen like a Phoenix from the ashes. Brought to you again by Future Publishing, the 148-page quarterly Comic Heroes is back with a new look, pitched as “essential reading for life-long fans and newcomers alike…  the only magazine dedicated to all things ... Read More »

Mags In Bags: comic creator Alexander Matthews call for “VAT on Tat”

News stand chaos in the comics section, August 2013. Photo: Alexander Matthews

Following up on John Freeman’s post expressing joy at seeing a child ignore all the “mag in a bag” comic/ young persons magazines in favour of the cheaper, non-bagged Beano, comic creator Alexander Matthews very kindly gave us permission to re-post his solution to “plastic plethora”. He first posted this article in 2013, but his arguments are persuasive, and pertinent given ... Read More »

Eagle Times spotlights “Lightning”, the Comic That Never Was

Eagle Times Volume 28 Number Three - Cover

The new issue Eagle Times (Volume 28, Number Three), available from the Eagle Society, features an article by David Slinn telling the background story of a new children’s magazine, Lightning, that never saw the light of day, but was proposed for publication by the National Magazine Company Limited in 1973. Autumn 2015 Contents ‘The Story of Lightning‘: David Slinn, himself a contributor to Eagle and Swift in ... Read More »

Egmont launches new look Bob the Builder magazine

Bob The Builder - September 2015

Egmont UK has just launched a new 32-page magazine reflecting the new-look Bob the Builder TV show which launches on Channel 5’s Milkshake slot in September. The new-look Bob the Builder magazine aimed at preschoolers aged 3-5 is packed with stories, posters and stickers, plus a great free gift. The first issue, on sale now, comes with stickers and a ... Read More »

“Doctor Who: The Complete History” launches today

Doctor Who: The Complete History Issue One

Some British retailers may be getting Doctor Who exhaustion right now given the number of different titles based on the show now available – but that hasn’t stopped Panini from launching what is surely one of its most ambitious tie-ins yet today:  Doctor Who: The Complete History, in partnership with Hatchette. A part work title, which have had a good deal of ... Read More »

Doctor Who Adventures gears up for show’s return, Supergirl writer James Peaty pens strip

Doctor Who Adventures #6 - Cover

This is the best September ever! Not only does Doctor Who return to our TV screens on the nineteenth, but on 10th September you can feast your eyes upon Doctor Who Adventures #6… which the Doctor is happy to tell us is “the greatest magazine this side of the Seventh Quadrant!” (They don’t let him write letters to Doctor Who ... Read More »

Classic Thunderbirds “Bookazine” out this week

Thunderbirds Bookazine

Panini are to release a Thunderbirds “bookazine”, the work of the same team working on their excellent The Essential Doctor Who series, including Marcus Hearn,  author of  the new book Thunderbirds: The Vault (reviewed here), Fifty years after International Rescue’s first mission, Thunderbirds continues to entertain children and adults all over the world. On Thursday, Panini Magazines publishes a lavish, 116-page ‘bookazine’ ... Read More »

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