Tommy Donbavand in 2012

In Memoriam: Comic writer, author, playwright Tommy Donbavand, creator of “Scream Street”, is gone

We’re very sorry to report that Tommy Donbavand, comic strip writer and award-winning author of the Scream Street series, Fangs Vampire Spy, Doctor Who: Shroud of Sorrow, Home and My Teacher Ate My Brain, has lost his long battle with cancer. It’s news many of us had been expecting, but it makes it no more palatableContinue reading In Memoriam: Comic writer, author, playwright Tommy Donbavand, creator of “Scream Street”, is gone

Doctor Who Adventures Special released in the UK

Celebrating the Thirteenth Doctor’s first season, Panini UK have released a new-look Doctor Who Adventures Special, on sale now in all good newsagents and supermarkets across the UK, priced £3.99, alongside the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine. Aimed at 7-11-year-old Doctor Who fans and those new to the series, this 36-page cosmic magazine includes aContinue reading Doctor Who Adventures Special released in the UK

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

Doctor Who Adventures - Unpublished Twelfth Doctor Strip 1 SNIP

“Lost” Doctor Who strip materialises

Artist Russ Leach has just posted these wonderful pages drawn for a Doctor Who Adventures story in progress when the comic was sadly cancelled. The story was scripted by Kieron Moore and was a casualty of the title’s low sales, despite inventive and enjoyable work on the Panini UK title. The strip had reached asContinue reading “Lost” Doctor Who strip materialises

Doctor Who Adventures goes on hiatus but may be back in 2018

Panini UK has announced Doctor Who Adventures has gone on hiatus, effective immediately, although we’re told it may be re-launched with the arrival of a new series lead in 2018. The company has published over 24 issues of the title, the last (Issue 24) on sale this week; taking it over from Immediate Media. However,Continue reading Doctor Who Adventures goes on hiatus but may be back in 2018