The main selection of kids' comics. All of Eason's shelves aren't too high and are within reach of children, unlike some supermarkets where the shelves can even tower above adults.

Northern Ireland’s newsagents put some of England’s to shame when it comes to Comics Retailing

Back in 2015, Oink! Blog creator Phil Boyce wrote a post in the early days of December encouraging readers to go and explore the comics shelves of their local shops, whether they were newsagents, supermarkets, comic stores or local corner shops, or to look into independently published comics and maybe go online and explore theContinue reading Northern Ireland’s newsagents put some of England’s to shame when it comes to Comics Retailing

The first DC Super Hero Girls figures, on sale in US store Target

DC Super Hero Girls licensing programme starts to rolls out in the UK

Warner Bros. Consumer Products is gearing up for the launch of its DC Super Hero Girls franchise, with a series of new retail promotions throughout the UK. The DC Super Hero Girls show, which airs on Boomerang, focuses on the formative high school years of numerous comic heroines, prior to discovering their full super power potential, including Wonder Woman, Supergirl,Continue reading DC Super Hero Girls licensing programme starts to rolls out in the UK

Comics On Sale in Malta Airport on 8th December 2015. Photo: John Freeman

The British Comics Industry: Still Alive and Kicking, Despite Troll Claims to the Contrary

Phil Boyce runs the Oink! blog, dedicated to the original, cheeky, innovative comic that once featured the best of British talent, as well as extra posts on every aspect of the world’s greatest comic, creator info, behind-the-scenes shenanigans and more. He recently posted this article on the British comics industry and some of those deriding its current stateContinue reading The British Comics Industry: Still Alive and Kicking, Despite Troll Claims to the Contrary

Wonder Woman merchandise

Wonder Woman recruited for Mothering Sunday merchandise offensive

Warner Bros. Consumer Products UK and DC Entertainment have been busy ramping up the profile of their Wonder Woman licence in the run up to Mothering Sunday this weekend. (No, it isn’t “Mother’s Day” – that is the US celebration, used, in my opinion, by lazy card makers to avoid printing different cards for ourContinue reading Wonder Woman recruited for Mothering Sunday merchandise offensive