Free Comic Book Day 2017 - Hilda's Back

2000AD, Titan Comics and NoBrowPress have Free Comic Book Day titles

British publishers involved in this year’s Free Comic Book Day are 2000AD, NoBrow Press and Titan Comics. Free Comic Book Day, taking place 6th May 2017, is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. Many shopsContinue reading 2000AD, Titan Comics and NoBrowPress have Free Comic Book Day titles

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)

WH Smiths children's magazines rack, August 2014. Adventure comics such as 2000AD and Commando are racked in a separate section of this store.

British Comic Sales Figures: Winners and Losers (July – December 2014)

The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) sales figures for titles registered with the organisation were published recently and comics and children’s magazine publishers have in the main reacted positively to the numbers, which see younger titles hold steady and, in some cases, grow. There’s good news for Immediate Media’s teen magazine Mega and Egmont’s TOXIC,Continue reading British Comic Sales Figures: Winners and Losers (July – December 2014)

2014 Top Toy Brands announced, most have have tie-in comics in the UK

  LIMA – the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association – has just revealed the nation’s favourite licensed toy brands among British children, with LEGO and Barbie taking the top spots on boys’ and girls’ lists of the most favoured toy licences this year. The top brands are based on findings from a survey of 30,000Continue reading 2014 Top Toy Brands announced, most have have tie-in comics in the UK

Egmont launches Monster High monthly mag

Egmont Magazines has just launched a new monthly title in the UK, Monster High, based on Mattel’s doll range. Priced £2.99, the magazine will also be launched internationally in all major retailers. The new title, licensed by Mattel, is aimed at girls between seven and 12 and will be filled with exclusive content, and featuresContinue reading Egmont launches Monster High monthly mag