That Was the Comic Week That Was: 2000AD “Ultimate” launch, the perils of polybagged comics and the passing of a girls comic pioneer

A little later than planned, here are some items you may have missed on our site and beyond last week.

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British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (January – June 2017): Publishers bullish, MEGA and LEGO titles on the rise

The latest sales figures for comics available on the UK new stand might on first sight make for depressing reading

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Despite the Odds, Child buys Beano in Supermarket Shock; the perils and pitfalls of UK news stand distribution

Here’s a couple of snapshots of a typical British supermarket display of teen and young children’s magazines taken yesterday, which

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In My View: Why The British Comics Industry is Far From Dead

It’s hard to credit but, strangely, there are some out there who claim the British comics industry is dead, ignoring

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Tube Surfing: David Lloyd’s Doctor Who art auctioned, Bash Street dieters and comic event news

Here’s another round up of quick news items we’ve found on our travels of social media and other sources… •

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