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Egmont Publishing celebrates strong ABC performance for children’s titles

Following up on our report on the latest ABC sales figures for British comics, longtime comics publisher Egmont Publishing UK – which last year sold its classic comics archive to 2000AD publisher Rebellion – is celebrating strong ABC performance, just like Beano publisher DC Thomson. The London-based company reports impressive debut figures for new launches,Continue reading Egmont Publishing celebrates strong ABC performance for children’s titles

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Despite the Odds, Child buys Beano in Supermarket Shock; the perils and pitfalls of UK news stand distribution

Here’s a couple of snapshots of a typical British supermarket display of teen and young children’s magazines taken yesterday, which I occasionally post for discussion and dissection on my Facebook Comic Con page as we ponder the state of our native comics industry. Here, I’ll try and set out some of the issues facing publishers asContinue reading Despite the Odds, Child buys Beano in Supermarket Shock; the perils and pitfalls of UK news stand distribution

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Egmont’s new “Download” magazine features “Dan Droid” comic strip

Just launched this week is a brand new kids magazine, DOWNLOAD, from Egmont Publishing UK, featuring an all-new comic strip, “Dan Droid“, drawn by top comic artist Steve Beckett. This new title follows the launch of YouTube-focused magazine Oh My Vlog! earlier this year. DOWNLOAD Magazine, on sale now in all good newsagents, costs £3.99 andContinue reading Egmont’s new “Download” magazine features “Dan Droid” comic strip

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Egmont Publishing UK celebrates growing comics sales

Following up on our recent coverage of improved news stand comic sales in the UK for numerous titles, we’re pleased to Egmont Publishing UK is deservedly delighted ar the success of its new Disney Frozen magazine and growing sales for TOXIC. The company’s new Disney Frozen magazine secured an impressive debut ABC figure of 91,011,Continue reading Egmont Publishing UK celebrates growing comics sales

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)