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British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (January – June 2018): Beano on the rise, Peppa Pig continues to party to high sales

Report by John Freeman and Jeremy Briggs The latest sales figures for some comics and children’s magazines available on the UK news stand for the first half of 2018 have been published by the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC). There are winners and losers as ever, as consumer magazines in general continue to battle for readers, andContinue reading British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (January – June 2018): Beano on the rise, Peppa Pig continues to party to high sales

Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

As Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 5 reaches the UK, will it be show’s last hurrah?

Season Five of Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. is well underway on ABC in the US – and it gets its UK debut next week on E4, launching Sunday 4th March at 9.00pm – but will it be the last as ratings dip on the other side of the Atlantic? Showrunners Jed Whedon and Maurissa TancharoenContinue reading As Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 5 reaches the UK, will it be show’s last hurrah?

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Comics Circulation Figures For 2016 Released by ABC

February is the month when the Audit Bureau Of Circulations (ABC), who describe themselves as “the industry body for media measurement”, release the official circulation figures for Consumer Magazines that are registered with them. That includes comics and comics magazines published by Panini, Denis Publishing and DC Thomson. It should be pointed out that all theContinue reading Comics Circulation Figures For 2016 Released by ABC

Egmont's TOXIC magazine has fought off the Sales Gremlin once agains. Art from "Team Toxic" by Lew Stringer

British Comic Sales Figures: Winners and Losers (January – June 2016): TOXIC beats off sales woes

While humour and political comment magazine Private Eye is celebrating another modest increase to its circulation this week, some British comic publishers may be scratching their heads after a mixed bag of sales results were announced – but there’s still plenty of cheer, for some, in them too. The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) sales figures for titles registeredContinue reading British Comic Sales Figures: Winners and Losers (January – June 2016): TOXIC beats off sales woes

Marvel's "Agent Carter" Promotional Image

Marvel’s Agent Carter launches to critical acclaim

  The debut of Marvel’s Agent Carter gave US network ABC – which also screens Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – its best A18-49 regular programming rating (1.9/6) in the 8.00p-10.00pm Tuesday time slot since November 2013, according to preliminary Nielsens. At 9.00pm, its permanent berth, the drama delivered a 1.8 rating. In the new series, whenContinue reading Marvel’s Agent Carter launches to critical acclaim