#comic books

Publishing news tagged with #comic books


Audible teams with 'The Walking Dead' creators on audio originals

Audible's push into original content now includes a team-up with a company best-known for its comic books and TV shows. The Amazon-owned audiobook service has struck a deal with Skybound, the team behind The Walking Dead, to create multiple Audible... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-08-13 18:43:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #audiobook #tv shows #comic books #company best- #original content #audio originals #walking dead #audible teams


Goodbye X-Men—You Flawed, Frustrating Cinematic Revolution

Eighteen years ago, 'X-Men' taught audiences that comic books could live onscreen, as vast and rewarding as they were in their original form. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2019-06-07 14:43:31 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #original form #comic books


Marvel is turning some of its best-known comic books into audiobooks

Marvel's interest in digital audio isn't limited to podcasts. The media giant and Dreamscape Media have reached a deal to turn dozens of better-known comic books into audiobooks, including Ultimate Spider-Man, Ultimate X-Men and Daredevil: The Man W... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-06-03 00:25:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #dreamscape media #media giant #comic books


Getting South Asians into graphic novels

Frustrated by the lack of South Asians in comic books, Sha Nazir founded BHP Comics, Scotland's only independent graphic novel publisher. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #independent graphic #comic books #graphic novels


The Artist Bringing Native American Representation to Comic Books

“I’m doing the same thing that my ancestors did. I’m just telling the stories that I care about, that I love and that are relevant to me,” Jeffrey Veregge says. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-03-26 21:37:09 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comic books


How to download books to your Kindle

Downloading books to your Amazon Kindle is easy. This quick tutorial will teach you how to deliver the unparalleled selection of books, magazines, newspapers and comic books that Amazon makes available, along with ebooks and other documents you may have on your computer, to your Kindle where you... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comic books #download books #amazon account #amazon makes


Marvel is reportedly making a 'What If' animated series for Disney+

What if Captain America was elected President? What if Spider Man had joined the Fantastic Four? What if those and other What If plots came to TV? According to Slashfilm, Marvel Studios wants to adapt the popular What If comic books into an animated... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comic books #elected president #captain america #animated series


Here’s How Much Barbie Has Changed Since Her Debut Almost 60 Years Ago

In the weeks leading up to the national bicentennial of July 4, 1976, communities across America joined in the craze for shoving time capsules into the ground. Among them was the town of Lima, Ohio. But while Lima buried the usual payload of comic books and bumper stickers, local officials... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bumper stickers #comic books #weeks leading


DugoutZone calls it a game at retail location in Ellicott City; will continue online

After 21 years as the place where local sports fans could find a rare baseball card, an autographed football or even collectible photos, comic books and other memorabilia, the DugoutZone is closing its doors in Ellicott City. Rick Hubata, owner, said it’s time to shutter the brick-and-mortar... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #brick-and-mortar location #comic books #continue online #retail location


Seven Comic Books for This Season (and the Next)

Let the new tales, like Klaus and the Crying Snowman, and some comics classics unfold. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comic books


Comixify uses machine learning to turn video into a comics

Tons of comic books have come to life as movies, but researchers at the Warsaw University of Technology have developed a system for turning live-action video into a comic. Comixify picks out the best frames from any video you feed it and turns it int... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #machine learning #comic books


Stan Lee, force behind Marvel stable of superheroes, dies at 95

Stan Lee, who brought a modern sensibility to comic books and provided lucrative fodder for Hollywood as co-creator of such sympathetically imperfect superheroes as Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, X-Men and Iron Man, has died. He was 95. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #iron man #incredible hulk #comic books #stan lee


Stan Lee's comic books were a commentary on the social issues facing the United States

Stan Lee's impact on popular culture spurred a billion dollar superhero industry, but the comic supremo's contribution to American literature during a period of intense social change was just as rich.   Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #american literature #comic books #stan lee


Stan Lee, the arch superhero of comic books, is dead at 95

There will never be ’nuff said about this legendary creator. The man born Stanley Lieber published his first comic book under the pseudonym Stan Lee in 1941–Captain America Comics #3–and he never looked back. He went on to create some of the most memorable, beloved, pivotal characters in all of... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #black panther #looked back #comic book #comic books #stan lee


100 Women: The artist redrawing 'sexist' comic book covers

An artist in India is challenging sexist drawings of women in comic books, by reimaging male heroes. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comic books


French Book Sales Fell 1.6% in 2017

French publishing sales were down in 2017, falling 1.6% to $3.6 billion. Comic books and literature had a good year, while sales of children's books dipped slightly compared to 2016. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #good year #comic books


Tech We’re Using: How Technology Transforms the World of Comic Books

George Gene Gustines, an editor in graphics and video at The New York Times, has been writing about comics for nearly two decades. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comic books


Draymond Green wants to trademark the phrase 'Hampton 5' for beverages, sneakers, comic books and more

Try to imagine a time in the not-so-distant future when fans of the Golden State Warriors can take a sip of a Hampton 5 sports beverage, place their Hampton 5 phone charger, Hampton 5 inflation needle and Hampton 5 comic book into their Hampton 5 backpack before slipping a Hampton 5 hoodie over... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #comic books


Video: Inside the Super Secret Batmobiles at Warner Bros.’ SXSW Activation

Warner Bros. subsidiary DC Comics is bringing its comic books to life for its 2018 SXSW activation. The film and TV studio brought several vehicles from two Batman films, as well as last year's Justice League, allowing festival-goers to get up close and personal with movie history. "They... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #movie history #justice league #comic books #warner bros


Marvel comics arrive in Hoopla's public library app

Comic books are a brilliant medium, but keeping up with the latest releases can be expensive. If you live in the US, it's worth checking out Hoopla; the service is supported by more than 1,500 public libraries, and offers free digital access to DC, I... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #worth checking #latest releases #comic books