Media release: DC Thomson launching This Is, a monthly children’s magazine series


LAUNCHING  in October and featuring different content each month, This Is is a series of magazines designed to cover topics that are trending and popular with kids right now.

Maria Welch, head of Publishing for Magazines at DC Thomson Media, said: “We have a wealth of talent in our magazine teams who are passionate about creating content to engage and inspire kids and we’ll channel all of that expertise into making This Is an unmissable magazine.”

Issue One is This Is Halloween, a spook-tacular magazine packed full of everything kids need to get ready for Halloween.

Inside, you’ll find monstrous makes, creepy comics, foul facts and heaps of games, quizzes, puzzles and jokes!

This Is Halloween comes complete with four free gifts that will horror-ify your costume!

Gareth Whelan, Children’s Publisher for Magazines at DC Thomson Media, said: “We’ve seen the popularity of Halloween boom in the UK in recent years. Children are really embracing the tradition and This Is Halloweenencapsulates the spirit of the celebration with brilliant jokes, stories and more.”

This Is Halloween is on sale from 4th October at all truly terrifying supermarkets and newsagents priced £3.99.


For further information, please contact Rebecca Moncrieff, communications manager, on 07802 690213.

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