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 Goblin Princess - Book Art

Sparkle World’s “Goblin Princess” strip Brought To Book

A few years ago Jenny O’Connor, Editorial Director at Redan Publishing (whose titles include the best-selling Peppa Pig) started writing a strip story for the company’s popular Sparkle World called The Goblin Princess – and now the strip has become a book, illustrated by Kate Willis-Crowley, published by Faber. The Goblin Princess is set in aContinue reading Sparkle World’s “Goblin Princess” strip Brought To Book

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)

Peppa Pig Digital Magazine

British News Stand Comic Sales see surge for pre-school, dips for humour titles

  (Updated 20th August 2014) The Audit Bureau of Circulations reported sales figures for January – June 2014 have been released, which include subscription sales, with Redan’s Peppa Pig and Immediate Media’s CBeebies Weekly titles continuing to do well in the pre-school market. Egmont, too, are seeing success with their Disney tie-ins such as Disney Pixar. But while Egmont’s TOXIC hasContinue reading British News Stand Comic Sales see surge for pre-school, dips for humour titles