D. C. Thomson

Connections

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Employer Margery Allingham
MA 's aunt Maud Hughes gave Margery her start in journalism, writing movie reviews for Girls' Cinema. This soon became regular employment, bringing her in up to £50 a month. As well as working...
Textual Production Annie S. Swan
It was ASS 's serial fiction written for the People's Friend which she regarded as the mainstay of her writing life. She does not say when her contributions began, but they must have coincided more...

Timeline

1869
The People's Friend, a mass weekly from D. C. Thomson and the first women's magazine carried by bookseller John Menzies , began publication in Dundee.
1910
My Weekly, a magazine for working class women focusing on fashion, meal-planning, and domestic issues, began publication by D. C. Thomson in London.
1929
The Red Star, a sensational weekly magazine directed at working-class women, began publication with D. C. Thomson in Dundee, Scotland.
1932
Dundee publishing firm D. C. Thomson began Secrets, a weekly magazine specializing in sensational fiction.
1963
Jackie, published by D. C. Thomson in Dundee, Scotland, began.
1966
Annabel, a monthly magazine directed at teenagers, from D. C. Thomson , began publishing in London.
1977
Blue Jeans, a photostrip romance magazine for teenagers, began publication by D. C. Thomson in London.
Spring 1978
Patches, a weekly photostrip romance magazine for teenagers, began publication from D. C. Thomson in London.
1983
Just Seventeen, a fashion magazine for teenagers from D. C. Thomson , began publication in London.