Egmont Magazines saw sales increase a massive 21 per cent in the first half of 2012 – by far the best performance of any of the major UK publishers.
Sales of men's mags took another pummelling in the first half of the year.
The latest ABC figures reveal that FHM was down 20.4 per cent to 123,844, while Nuts was down 20.9 per cent to 90,134 and Zoo fell 14.7 per cent to 46,310.
Paid-for title in the music (rock) sector had a difficult first six months in 2012, the latest ABC circulation figures show.
DC Thomson has said the Dandy 'brand' will survive following reports this week that the weekly comic was to close after 75 years in print.
However it confirmed that December will be the last print edition.
Some 255 consumer magazines audited by ABC today released their circulation figures for the first half of the year.
Free supermarket customer magazines and TV listings titles dominate the top ten.
Gadget mag T3 today published is first ABC digital publications certificate revealing an average monthly circulation of 17,682 for its iPad edition.
Total circulation in the women's lifestyle/fashion magazines sector shrank 1.3 per cent in the second half of 2011 to 6,863,314, with Glamour maintaining its hold as the best-selling prin title.
Trebles all round - as Private Eye might put it - the fortnightly satirical magazine increased sales by 10 per cent year on year to 228,112 in the second half of last year, according to ABC.
Mojo remains the biggest-selling print music magazine in the UK after seeing circulation fall 7.5 per cent in the second half of last year, out performing its stablemate Q, which fell 12.1 per cent to 75,522 - according to ABC.