Category Archives: Ideas and Planning

Who are our Readers?

So who exactly are we making our magazine for? In my last post I mentioned that we were targeting a niche market. I’m not really sure if the type of girl we want to make a magazine is a particularly uncommon sort of girl; … Continue reading

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Girls’ Papers of the Past

Girl was a (somewhat unimaginatively named) 1950s children’s paper for girls. It was the sister paper to Eagle which contained famous comics like “Dan Dare” (which by the way was AWESOME and is one of my favourite comics ever. It … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts

Today there are almost no girl’s comics available in newsagents, but in the 1950s they were very popular. Comics for girls have mainly been replaced with teenage general interest magazines featuring articles about fashion, make-up, pop music and celebrity crushes. … Continue reading

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