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VIZ is a popular British adult comic magazine. It was started in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1979 by Chris Donald and his brother Simon. What began as few pages, photocopied and sold to friends, became a publishing phenomenon.

The comic features rude and tasteless gags and characters like:

The comic was acquired by John Brown Publishing (JBP) in 1983. At one time the bi-monthly comic reached sales in excess of 1 million before entering into a steady decline since the mid 1990s to around 200,000 (2001). In June 2001 the comic was acquired as part of a 6.4 million deal by I Feel Good Holdings, a company belonging to the ex-Loaded[?] editor James Brown.

External Links

http://www.viz.co.uk



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