Phoenix Comic Issue 178

Phoenix Comic now on sale in selected Waterstones

Phoenix Comic Issue 178

 

The Phoenix Comic – the brilliant children’s comic published by David Fickling Comics – has extended its distribution a step further and is now on sale in selected Waterstones bookshops.

The Phoenix is a weekly story comic for children, packed full of thrilling, original content that’s built to entertain, including deep serial-stories to savour, one-off adventures to be swallowed whole, funnies to feed the sense of humour and loads more including puzzles, competitions, excerpts from the best new children’s books and non-fiction that might even raise the dead.

All the comic’s content is completely original and includes regular contributions from world-class authors and illustrators.
With a host of very different art styles and a range of storytelling methods each contributor offers something unique and genuinely brilliant to the comic. Check out some of the current contributors right here now.

Launched in January 2012, the title used a subscription model to develop its audience, but is also on sale in selected Waitrose supermarkets and a number of independent bookshops (listed here on the Phoenix web site)

You can also get the Phoenix ipad app which was developed by Panel Nine, who also bring you many great comics via their SEQUENTIAL app.

• If you have any suggestions, or know a book shop near you that would like to stock The Phoenix, get in touch with us at help@thephoenixcomic.co.uk.

Waterstones stocking the Phoenix

  • Waterstones West End – 128 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4AD
  • Waterstones Gower Street – 82 Gower Street, London, WC1E 6EQ
  • Waterstones Putney – 6/6a Exchange Centre, Putney, Putney Exchange, London SW15 1TW
  • Waterstones Nottingham – 1-5 Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham NG1 2GR
  • Waterstones Cambridge – 22 Sidney Street, Cambridge CB2 3HG
  • Waterstones Piccadilly – 203 – 206 Piccadilly, London W1J 9HD
  • Waterstones Braehead – Unit 47, Braehead Shopping Centre, King’s Inch Road, Renfrew, Glasgow G51 4BP
  • Waterstones Finchley Road – O2 Centre, 255 Finchley Road, London NW3 6LU
  • Waterstones Plymouth – 65 New George Street, Plymouth PL1 1RJ
  • Waterstones Truro – 11 Boscawen Street, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2QU
  • Waterstones Kings Road – King’s Road, London SW3 3NR
  • Waterstones Kensington – 193 Kensington High Street, London W8 6SH
  • Waterstones London Wall – 54-55 London Wall, London EC2M 5RA
  • Waterstones Canary Wharf Jubilee – 45 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London E14 5NY
  • Waterstones Chiswick – 220-226 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick W4 1PD
  • Waterstones Islington – 11 Islington Green, London N1 2XH
  • Waterstones Notting Hill – 39-41 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3JQ
  • Waterstones Leamington Spa – 1 Priorsgate, Warwick Street, Royal Leamington Spa, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4QG
  • Waterstones Oxford – William Baker House, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AF
  • Waterstones Solihull – 67-71 High Street, Solihull B91 3SW
  • Waterstones High Wycombe – Eden Shopping Centre, 11 Newlands Meadow, High Wycombe HP11 2BZ
  • Waterstones Stratford Upon Avon – 8-9 High Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford:upon:Avon CV37 6AU

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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