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Back of the net! All-new Roy of the Rovers heads to Match of the Day Magazine

BBC Match of the Day magazine is to publish all-new Roy of the Rovers adventures, ahead of the release of Rebellion’s new graphic novels later this year. The much-loved character is being relaunched as a “swashbuckling 16-year-old” prodigy who is hoping to fire Melchester Rovers up and out of League Two and back into the bigContinue reading Back of the net! All-new Roy of the Rovers heads to Match of the Day Magazine

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 children's magazine section of a typical mid-range WHSmith, July 2017. Because WHSmith have given over much shelf space to non-magazine items in this store the comics are cramped and many are at adult height, limiting purchase choice for younger buyers - a far cry from past decades when all comics were within easy reach in newsagents to encourage a pocket money spend.

British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (January – June 2017): Publishers bullish, MEGA and LEGO titles on the rise

The latest sales figures for comics available on the UK new stand might on first sight make for depressing reading for both publishers and readers alike (the latter fearing for the cancellation of their favourite titles). But closer inspection of the consumer magazine figures for the first half of 2017 just published by the Audit BureauContinue reading British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (January – June 2017): Publishers bullish, MEGA and LEGO titles on the rise

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

Pokémon Magazine Issue One - SNIP

New Pokémon Magazine on sale now in the UK from Immediate Media

The first issue of the new official Pokémon Magazine is on sale now in the UK, a brand new title from Immediate Media for Pokémon-obsessed six to ten-year-olds. Pokémon Magazine offers all the excitement of the Pokémon brand, including brilliant puzzles, fun things to do, awesome facts, amazing posters, comic strip and more. Each monthlyContinue reading New Pokémon Magazine on sale now in the UK from Immediate Media