WHSmiths Pre-Teen and junior titles rack, 13th February 2018

British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (July – December 2017): Good news for Beano, bad for TOXIC

The latest sales figures for some comics and children’s magazines available on the UK news stand for the second half of 2017 have just been published by the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC). There are winners and losers as ever, as consumer magazines in general fight for readers in an increasingly difficult market – but at leastContinue reading British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (July – December 2017): Good news for Beano, bad for TOXIC

British Comic Sales Figures: Winners and Losers (January – June 2015)

The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) sales figures for titles registered with the organisation were published this week and overall, despite an overall decline in magazine circulation figures – down an average 5.5 per cent –  comics and children’s magazines continue to do well, with almost 50 titles appealing to young and teenage readers in theContinue reading British Comic Sales Figures: Winners and Losers (January – June 2015)

WH Smiths children's magazines rack, August 2014. Adventure comics such as 2000AD and Commando are racked in a separate section of this store.

British Comic Sales Figures: Winners and Losers (July – December 2014)

The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) sales figures for titles registered with the organisation were published recently and comics and children’s magazine publishers have in the main reacted positively to the numbers, which see younger titles hold steady and, in some cases, grow. There’s good news for Immediate Media’s teen magazine Mega and Egmont’s TOXIC,Continue reading British Comic Sales Figures: Winners and Losers (July – December 2014)

Losers and Winners: Latest British News Stand Comic Sales revealed

There’s a mixed bag of results for British comics publishers in terms of reported sales for June – December 2013, based on figures released by the Audit Bureau of Circulations earlier today. As we’ve previously noted, many adventure titles such as 2000AD and Commando – and, most recently, Titan’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars comic, which no longer reports itsContinue reading Losers and Winners: Latest British News Stand Comic Sales revealed

Sainsbury's Lancaster Comic Rack, February 2013

TOXIC comic sales up, but bad news for other news stand titles in latest ABCs

There’s good news and bad news for British news stand publishers lurking in the latest ABC sales figures for January – June 2103 for comics and related magazines, with some titles on sale in WH Smiths and other newsagents celebrating uplifts despite the economic climate, including Egmont’s own brand TOXIC, but bad news for others,Continue reading TOXIC comic sales up, but bad news for other news stand titles in latest ABCs