2000AD displaces another comic on the Top-Ten Issue-Count List, but... there's been an unexpected twist! Will things ever be the same again? Read on to find out!
My Guy magazine was famous for its romance-based photo-stories and helpful advice columns, but does its cheerful, optimistic facade hide a dark, dangerous past filled with treachery, murder and poison-tipped darts? (Well, no, it doesn't, but this is worth a read anyway, I promise!)
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It's long been a tradition for British comics aimed at girls to be given a girls' name (that is, a name we tend to commonly associate with female people), but -- not counting those whose title is the name of a character like Batman or Popeye -- how many comics can you list that have … Continue reading “Remind me again… What’s the publisher’s daughter’s name?”
PLEASE NOTE: This chart is now OUT OF DATE! Click here for the latest version! 2000AD -- the legendary British Science Fiction anthology comic -- has now reached issue 2176, which means that it's time for me to fulfil the Ancient Prophecy I made in the last version of the issue-count chart and provide an … Continue reading British Comics Top-10 Issue-Count Chart – 2020 edition!
If you're a fan of British comics it possibly hasn't escaped your notice that 2000AD was launched this week(ish) in the year 1977. Some of the photons that left our sun on the day the comic was launched have potentially now travelled all the way to the binary star system of SZ Crateris. That's about … Continue reading Dateline: 26 Feb 1977
PLEASE NOTE: This chart is now OUT OF DATE! Click here for the latest version! The British Science Fiction anthology comic 2000AD has, as of this week, reached issue 2104, which means it has overtaken War Picture Library (Amalgamated Press / Fleetway / IPC, from 1 Sep 1958 to 3 Dec 1984) in the number-of-issues … Continue reading The British Comics Top-10 Longevity Chart!
[Updated 20211024! Scroll all the way down to the end to see the update notes!] After three family trees focussing on IPC/Fleetway comics, it's time to take a look at their main rival, the noble Scottish house of DC Thomson, not to be confused with DC Comics (or even DC Thompson with a P as … Continue reading DC Thomson Comics Timeline
Note: This article has been supplanted by the much more comprehensive My Guy Timeline!