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British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (July – December 2018): Beano continues to shine

The latest sales figures for some comics and children’s magazines available on the UK news stand for the second half of 2018 have been published by the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) – and there’s good news in particular for the Beano and VIZ, but overall, we have to express some continued disappointment that comics and children’sContinue reading British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (July – December 2018): Beano continues to shine

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

The official VIZ Facebook page has been suspended.

Facebook “unpublishes” VIZ official page on social media site

Facebook has suspended the official Facebook page for the adult humour magazine VIZ, citing that it violates Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, which all users are required to abide by upon creating and maintaining a Facebook page. VIZ responded by announcing the suspension on Twitter, saying “We can appeal, but if we get itContinue reading Facebook “unpublishes” VIZ official page on social media site

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Dennis Publishing launches Minecraft World

Dennis Publishing, publishers of titles such as VIZ and The Week and owners of the Den of Geek website, has just launched Minecraft World, a non-licensed monthly print magazine based on the hugely popular cross-platform computer game. As downthetubes readers will know, Minecraft is a simple, intuitive, and completely addictive open-world game that has sold over 55 millionContinue reading Dennis Publishing launches Minecraft World

Dennis Publishing breaks into children’s market with Berty Squiggles

Dennis Publishing, also publishers of Viz, have launched Berty Squiggles – a colouring and activity title – which represents Dennis’ first venture into the children’s market in the company’s 40-year history. Berty Squiggles, a new title aimed at children of 4-7 years is on sale now in WH Smith, price £2.99. With an initial printContinue reading Dennis Publishing breaks into children’s market with Berty Squiggles