Crikey’s DC Thomson Special

The next issue of British comics history magazine Crikey! (Number 6) on sale soon, with the editors promising that the “Summer Special” (remember those?) is a DC Thomson focused issue, apt given the upcoming 70th birthday celebrations for that company’s flagship comics title, The Beano.

A subscription to the magazine, available from, offers a subscription for £19.95 – six issues for the price of five. That brings you 52 fun packed pages of memories, articles, features and stunning artwork every issue (a single issue costs £3.99 including postage).

Payment through PayPal via the website or send a cheque payable to: Sequential Media at 4 Hillsborough Drive, Unsworth, Bury BL9 8LE.

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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