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The comic industry would rather grind to a halt than go digital

Wednesday is usually New Comic Book Day but, with everyone on lockdown due to coronavirus, this week’s selection was a little light. The main distributor, Diamond, ceased shipments both to and from its warehouse — a seemingly logical move given that... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-04-02 17:30:13 UTC ]
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New comic book shipments are delayed. But you can still support local comic shops

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced it will not be shipping new comic books to retailers "until further notice" due to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-25 00:11:33 UTC ]
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Albert Uderzo, a creator of the beloved comic book character Asterix, dies at 92

His character Asterix captured the spirit of the French of the 1960s and grew into a worldwide phenomenon. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-24 22:57:45 UTC ]
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Free Comic Book Day has been postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

Free Comic Book Day, which is usually held in May, has been postponed until the summer because of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-19 23:32:50 UTC ]
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PRH Audio partners with comic book publisher Rebellion

Penguin Random House UK has announced a new partnership between its audio division and Rebellion, a publisher of comic books, fiction and video games, in response to increasing demand for science fiction audio. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 22:09:16 UTC ]
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Making a living as a comic book artist

I draw, write, speak about, teach, facilitate and organise events about comics. After graduating with a degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Sussex, I attended art college and worked as a freelance illustrator. In 2008, I began to incorporate comics into my practice. I also... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-03-11 13:11:13 UTC ]
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CBLDF Launches Rory Root Comics Retailer Grants

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund plans to create the Rory D. Root Comics Ambassador Grant, a program designed to support community building by retailers, named in honor of the late Rory Root, an influential Berkeley comics retailer noted for his pioneering embrace of book trade practices and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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What We're Reading – February 2020

Sensible Footwear: A Girl’s Guide by Kate CharlesworthMy favourite place to be is partway through a book that I have just realised is becoming an all-time favourite. This month, it happened with Kate Charlesworth’s graphic memoir, Sensible Footwear: A Girl’s Guide, a political history of gay... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-02-14 09:49:28 UTC ]
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Throwing Rocks: An Interview with John Vercher

JOHN VERCHER’S TAUT, impressive debut crime novel, Three-Fifths, follows Bobby Saraceno — a mixed-race man living a lie. Saraceno has spent his life passing as a white man, raised by his racist maternal grandfather in Pittsburgh. Bobby’s kept his true self hidden from everyone, even his fellow... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-01-29 13:30:35 UTC ]
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Nancy Drew Is Dead! Don't Worry, the Hardy Boys Are on the Case.

A new comic book series imagines that Nancy has been killed, infuriating some fans of the unstoppable teen detective who made her debut 90 years ago. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-25 19:16:28 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay Revisits ‘Darkness’ as a Graphic Novel

The author’s latest comic book endeavor adapts a short story, “The Sacrifice of Darkness,” from her 2017 collection “Difficult Women.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-24 18:30:05 UTC ]
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The Boys Return to Their Comic Book Roots

A new story will reveal more about the characters before the Amazon Prime TV superhero series returns this year. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-23 18:30:05 UTC ]
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Do you even love books if you haven’t collected all of these independent bookseller cards?

Canadian independent publisher (and bookstore!) Biblioasis has printed up a limited run of indie bookseller trading cards, featuring heroic comic book portraits of prominent booksellers. Why? Well, for starters, this week is the annual independent booksellers conference in Baltimore, the ABA’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-21 13:40:31 UTC ]
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Make Coffee, Do Crimes: Mugs Featuring Comic Book Villains

There is no way I can do crimes without making coffee first. Fill up one of these comic book villain mugs to start your morning off right. Or, very wrong. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-13 11:39:29 UTC ]
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Editors’ Picks: Our Favorite Magazine Articles of 2019

Second only to the occasional test kitchen tour, the biggest perk of editing Folio: is the constant reminder that magazines overwhelmingly remain the primary medium for the greatest long-form journalism being produced today. As another year ends, we once again turned to the tastemakers... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-30 17:04:32 UTC ]
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The World of 'Watchmen' Ended Twice This Week

Two sequels to the classic comic book series came to a conclusion just days apart—one more successfully than the other. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2019-12-18 18:04:02 UTC ]
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Rise of comic book piracy 'a real problem'

Comic book creators search for ways to combat the rise of illegal digital sharing of their work. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2019-11-29 13:41:32 UTC ]
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A Comic Book Vigilante Turned Zen Buddhist Is the Missing Link Between Watchmen’s Rorschach and Looking Glass

A right-wing hero called the Question inspired Watchmen’s faceless vigilante. But later stories took the character in a very different direction. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2019-11-22 19:45:46 UTC ]
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Tom Spurgeon, Who Surveyed the Comic Book World, Dies at 50

A reporter, editor and author, he co-wrote a biography of Stan Lee, oversaw a comics festival and started an award-winning website. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-21 22:50:30 UTC ]
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6 Novels Based on Iconic Comic Characters

Whether you're a regular comic reader or a movie fan, these novels based on comic book characters provide more content with your favorites. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-20 11:42:34 UTC ]
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