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Comic book publishers dismiss Marvel exec's comments as 'rubbish'

Comic book publishers have slammed the recent comments made by a Marvel executive who blamed the inclusion of more diverse and female characters for its declining sales as “ill-judged” and “a load of rubbish”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel executive blames plummeting sales on diversity and female characters

A Marvel executive has blamed declining comic book sales on the studio’s efforts to promote diversity and female characters. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top five female characters in literature

For International Women’s Day, Kiera O’Brien picks her favourite female characters from literature. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tartans created for comic book heroes

A kiltmaker unveils tartans for superheroes Superman and the Hulk and plans another potential range for female characters. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2015-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finally: DC, Marvel announce new line-up with more female characters

Last summer, two-time National Book Award finalist Gene Luen Yang ("American Born Chinese") gave a rousing speech at the Library of Congress, letting his fellow writers know at the National Book Festival kickoff that the comic-book industry needs to do more, and give itself more liberty, to... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amina Cain builds slow, intimate portraits in 'Creature'

In 'Creature,' Amina Cain presents personal tales of female characters at loose ends.The peril of reading literary short stories is that one tends to encounter characters who behave not like you or me but like the kind of people one finds only in short stories. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Follow Her Home' to Marlowe territory

Steph Cha's debut novel begins as an homage to the famous gumshoe and Raymond Chandler before ending up exploring vastly different mean streets of L.A. Raymond Chandler is among the undisputed masters of crime fiction, especially for stories set on the mean Southern California streets. His... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hewson to adapt TV's The Killing

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 07/06/2011 - 10:47 Crime writer David Hewson is to novelise the Bafta-winning Danish crime TV series "The Killing" for Pan Macmillan, following the publisher's acquisition of world novelisation rights. Acquiring editor Trisha Jackson said:... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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