DC Thomson launches “Slime Factory”

If your little one loves all things slime, then they’ll love Slime Factory magazine, a brand-new magazine from DC Thomson Media, which includes a two-page “Goo Crew” strip by current Minnie the Minx artist Laura Howell. It’s oozing with easy-peasy slime makes, cool slimy science, fun puzzles and quizzes, and much more!

Slime Factory Magazine

Readers can join KT, Rosa, Newt and Zak – AKA the Goo Crew – in their own comic strip by Laura Howell every issue, for hilarious, slime-tastic adventures in the lab! Kids will also love learning all about nature with national treasure, David Splattenborough, and discovering how to draw the planet’s slimiest animal!

“Kids and parents alike will love the simple step-by-step recipes inside the mag,” say DC Thomson. “Most of our recipes are relatively mess-free, too – and especially fun to make outdoors!”

DIY not your thing? No worries! Every issue comes with free slime and exciting accessories to enjoy!

Slime Factory is all about having fun whilst also educating kids on the cool science behind making slime. Join Newt and the Goo Crew in the lab to create shape-shifting slime and carry out your own fun experiments!

With the phenomenon of the relaxing qualities slime can have on kids, Slime Factory includes lots of amazing recipes designed to calm and focus the mind, such as spaghetti slime and satisfyingly crunchy slime.

Slime Factory is a fun-filled magazine for kids who love all things slime!” enthuses Sian Dolan, Editor of Slime Factory. ” Every issue is designed to excite and ignite imagination – we’ve pulled together the simplest, coolest slime recipes for readers to try at home and included a splattering of science and nature.

“When kids have finished trying the slime makes, they can still get creative with design challenges, fun puzzles and quizzes!”

Slime Factory is available to buy from retailers and through the online DC Thomson Shop

Laura Howell is online at www.laurahowell.co.uk | Facebook | Twitter

With thanks to Lew Stringer for noting Laura Howell as the artist on “Goo Crew” 

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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