Just some of the comics and children's magazines on sale in Sainsbury's Lancaster, in August 2019

British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (January – June 2019)

Despite some bleak circulation figures, there’s a few bits of good cheer among the reported latest sales for consumer magazines on British news stands issued by the Audit Bureau of Circulations, which included comics. Overall, sales of children’s magazines grew, with Primary – Girls up by 7% with Primary – Boys up 3%. In termsContinue reading British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (January – June 2019)

Crowgirl, created by and © Gemma Rickers SNIP

Hellboy-inspired “Hell of a Comic Art Challenge” entries teased

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has revealed some some of the fantastic entries received for its 2019 “Hell of a Comic Art Challenge” from students of the arts and young comic art enthusiasts, who have been creatively exploring the depths Hell to create new comic characters! The competition, supported by the University of Cumbria,Continue reading Hellboy-inspired “Hell of a Comic Art Challenge” entries teased

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Comic Scene to reprint “Super Spies” magazines

Bond is Back – and if you’re excited by the upcoming new James Bond film, No Time To Die, then you might be interested to know that Comic Scene, in partnership with GetMyComics, will be reprinting Issue 1 of Super Spies in Crikey! Collected Volume 3 and the never-before-printed Issue 2. Before ComicScene UK magazine,Continue reading Comic Scene to reprint “Super Spies” magazines

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Belfast’s Eurocon 2019 Reveals this weekend’s Comics Programming

By Andrew Luke Titancon/Eurocon 2019 is happening in Belfast this Thursday 22nd to Saturday 24th August at the city’s Hilton Hotel and Waterfront Studio. It boasts a number of prose guests from SF&F, including Guest of Honour George RR Martin, but Eurocon 2019 also has a Comics Guest of Honour in James Roberts. His appearanceContinue reading Belfast’s Eurocon 2019 Reveals this weekend’s Comics Programming

Commando Issues 5255-5258

Codename: Warlord returns in this week’s Commando Comics!

Brand new issues of DC Thomson Media‘s Commando Comics (Issues 5255 – 5258) are on sale this week in all good newsagents from Thursday (22nd August) and via various digital platforms, including Amazon Kindle. Featuring fighting desk clerks, hi-jinks in a Kingfisher seaplane, an undercover Nazi werewolf ring… and the return of Lord Peter Flint,Continue reading Codename: Warlord returns in this week’s Commando Comics!