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Next week’s TOXIC magazine to be another Gaming Special

The next issue of Egmont’s TOXIC, on sale next week, will be a Gaming Special, presumably following up on the success of the recent issue that included a bonus Fortnite premium. Published every three weeks, the title includes some comic strip as well as a mix of features, sneak peaks at the biggest movie releases, reviews ofContinue reading Next week’s TOXIC magazine to be another Gaming Special

"Dino-Wars", by Pat Mills and Dan Dare artist David Pugh - Furrysaurs

Tales from Toxic! That Never Were: “Dino-Wars”, by Pat Mills and David Pugh

Toxic! was a British weekly comic book published in 1991  by Apocalypse Ltd. that ran for just 31 issues before numerous problems combined to bring the project to a halt and the publisher sadly went out of business. But it was a title bursting with ideas – and “Dino-Wars“, by Pat Mills and Dan DareContinue reading Tales from Toxic! That Never Were: “Dino-Wars”, by Pat Mills and David Pugh

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 panel from “Team Toxic” for TOXIC Issue 300, written and drawn by Lew Stringer. The strip has appeared in every issue.

Time to celebrate: Egmont UK’s long-running comic magazine TOXIC hits 300

Buried inside a gaudy plastic bag on British newsstands right now is TOXIC Issue 300, but no-one seems to have noticed the landmark except some of its creative team – and Phil Boyce over at the Oink! blog, who posted a celebratory article… Rather than hanging our heads in complete shame at forgetting to plugContinue reading Time to celebrate: Egmont UK’s long-running comic magazine TOXIC hits 300

That Was the Comic Week That Was: 2000AD “Ultimate” launch, the perils of polybagged comics and the passing of a girls comic pioneer

A little later than planned, here are some items you may have missed on our site and beyond last week. Just in case you missed some of our British comics coverage… • Our most popular item last week was without doubt discussion about British Comics sales, although news of the launch of 2000AD: The UltimateContinue reading That Was the Comic Week That Was: 2000AD “Ultimate” launch, the perils of polybagged comics and the passing of a girls comic pioneer