WHSmith Lancaster - 17th August 2018 - Junior Titles SNIP

British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (January – June 2018): Beano on the rise, Peppa Pig continues to party to high sales

Report by John Freeman and Jeremy Briggs The latest sales figures for some comics and children’s magazines available on the UK news stand for the first half of 2018 have been published by the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC). There are winners and losers as ever, as consumer magazines in general continue to battle for readers, andContinue reading British Comic Sales Figures, Winners and Losers (January – June 2018): Beano on the rise, Peppa Pig continues to party to high sales

Redan Publishing CEO Robert Sutherland SNIP

In Memoriam: Comics and Children’s Magazines Publisher Robert Sutherland

I was very sorry to hear of the passing of Robert Sutherland, who was Managing Director of Marvel UK between 1980 and 1990, and CEO of Redan Publishing for 27 years. Shrewsbury-based Redan fast became the UK’s leading publisher of pre-school magazines, winning numerous awards, including PPA Publisher of the Year in 2007 and aContinue reading In Memoriam: Comics and Children’s Magazines Publisher Robert Sutherland

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

A Friday Rant: The Perplexing Non Publicity for many British Comic Publications

The latest issue of InPublishing, a magazine covering all aspects of newspaper, magazine and digital publishing – available free to those working in publishing – and which publishes all its features, free to view, online – has just interviewed Egmont Publishing‘s Managing Director Cally Poplak. Cally began her career as an editor, working with household namesContinue reading A Friday Rant: The Perplexing Non Publicity for many British Comic Publications

Comics on sale in Booths, Garstang on 9th February 2016

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 period (June – December 2015), there’s cheer for some, including the The Beano, which saw aContinue reading British Comic Sales Figures: Winners and Losers (July – December 2015)