Egmont’s classic comics archive arrives at Rebellion, Roy of the Rovers collections already in the works

The surviving  bound comics volumes and comics art from the Egmont archive has arrived at new owners Rebellion‘s Oxford HQ, another step in the process of seeing some great British girls and boys comics material get back into print. 2000AD‘s… Read More ›

Egmont to launch Bing magazine

Egmont will launch a new children’s magazine, Bing, as a regular monthly frequency publication later this month. Regular downthetubes readers may recall the company previously published its first Bing magazine as part of their pre-school Play & Learn titles, back in 2014. Bing is a pre-school… Read More ›

The Famous Five At 75: New Merchandise in the Works

Bulldog Licensing, which represents the estate of children’s author Enid Blyton, has announced a range of nostalgia products will launch next year to celebrate 75 years of her much-loved The Famous Five. The Famous Five are among Enid Blyton’s best-loved creations and… Read More ›

British Comic Sales Figures: Winners and Losers (July – December 2015)

Updated 16th February to add comment from Generation Media The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) sales figures for titles registered with the organisation have just been published this week and while many comics or young children’s magazines have taken a hit for the reporting… Read More ›

British Comic Shop Releases (7th January 2015) – Doctor Who, Thunderbirds and Weeping Angels, too!

Here’s this week’s list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops tomorrow, Wednesday 7th January 2015. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with… Read More ›

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