100 years of Stan Lee: how the comic book king challenged prejudice

Stan Lee deserves his place in the pantheon of great pop culture architects, but his Marvel characters did more than just entertain – they actively fought against prejudice. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2022-12-27 09:02:59 UTC ]
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The 12 Best Comic Book Holiday Specials

We love a good comic book holiday special, and these are 12 of the best to enjoy this season—and beyond. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-12-08 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Ireland: Paul Murray Wins the An Post Irish Book of the Year

Paul Murray, who was shortlisted for the Booker Prize this year, wins the An Post Irish Book of the Year for 'The Bee Sting.' The post Ireland: Paul Murray Wins the An Post Irish Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-12-07 16:15:46 UTC ]
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A Book Club Took 28 Years to Read ‘Finnegans Wake.’ Now, It’s Starting Over.

The group in California started on the notoriously challenging novel by James Joyce in 1995. In October, it reached the end. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-12-07 10:40:10 UTC ]
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Amy Edmondson’s ‘Fail’ is a Win: England’s Business Book of the Year

Amy Edmondson's book on 'learning to fail' puts her at the top of the Business Book shortlist this year in London. The post Amy Edmondson’s ‘Fail’ is a Win: England’s Business Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-12-05 21:52:47 UTC ]
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Year of the Rabbit: Why We’re Seeing So Many Bunnies on Books

The bunny is having its book cover moment. If you don’t believe me, head to your closest bookstore and look for recent award winners: you’ll find Bora Chung’s Cursed Bunny, recently shortlisted for the National Book Award for Translated Literature, cozied up next to last year’s winner for... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-11-29 09:51:35 UTC ]
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Apple Books Names 2023 Bestsellers, Launches 'Year in Review' Feature

A new feature on Apple Books gives users Spotify Wrapped–style insights into their reading habits in 2023—a year in which Jack Carr, Prince Harry, Britney Spears, and Rebecca Yarros topped the Apple Books charts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic Vs. Book: TEN DAYS IN A MAD-HOUSE

Comparing the original edition of Nellie Bly's TEN DAYS IN A MAD-HOUSE with the graphic novel edition. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-24 11:31:00 UTC ]
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It took 28 years, but this book club finally finished reading Finnegans Wake

After 28 years, a book club in Venice, Calif., has finally finished reading Finnegans Wake by James Joyce — but the club's founder Gerry Fialka would argue you're never really done reading it. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-11-14 22:49:00 UTC ]
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Shanghai’s Children’s Book Fair at 10: A Fifth Year for Its Bologna Partnership

The 10-year-old Shanghai International Children's Book Fair welcomes back its partner, Bologna, for collaboration and support. The post Shanghai’s Children’s Book Fair at 10: A Fifth Year for Its Bologna Partnership appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-11-14 22:06:29 UTC ]
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CEO of Hachette Book Group will step down at end of the year

The head of Hachette Book Group, Michael Pietsch, is retiring as CEO and will be succeeded by Hachette UK CEO David Shelley Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-11-14 20:46:13 UTC ]
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This is the Best Book of the Year, According to Barnes & Noble

Barnes and Noble has announced their Book of the Year for 2023 — plus the inaugural winner of their Author of the Year award. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-13 15:03:30 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble’s Best Books of the Year

Barnes & Noble has released the finalists for their Best Books of the Year. The 12 books include a mix of genres and age categories. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-11-10 20:12:21 UTC ]
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Keith Giffen, Comic Book Maverick for DC and Marvel, Dies at 70

A celebrated illustrator and writer, he brought sardonic wit to franchises like Justice League and to offbeat creations like Rocket Raccoon and Ambush Bug. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-10-30 20:42:24 UTC ]
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Frankfurt: German Comic Book Scene Grows in Partnerships

At the Frankfurt Book Fair's comics center, German publishers see growing interest from readers and are expanding into manga and manwha. The post Frankfurt: German Comic Book Scene Grows in Partnerships appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-10-20 12:38:10 UTC ]
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8 Comic Book Cover Art Collections to Please Your Eyes

Sometimes, comics covers do such a spectacular job that they deserve a whole book to themselves. That's where these books come in. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-10-13 10:30:00 UTC ]
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K-Pop Comes to Comic Books

This fall, hit K-pop bands including BTS, ENHYPHEN, and Tomorrow x Together will make their debut in bookstores and comic shops across North America—as a trio of full-color comics from IZE Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Open a Comic Book Store

Comic book store owners share their advice on how to open a comic book store — and how to keep it in business! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-09-26 10:35:00 UTC ]
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There’s never been a better time to listen to comic books

Superhero movies are a dime a dozen, but the comic book podcast is about to hit its stride. We’ve had a nice, long run of comic book movies and television shows. One after the other, with big actors and even bigger action sequences. Before the end of the year we’ll get Loki Season 2, The... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2023-09-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New ALA Data Shows Book Challenges Still Surging

Ahead of Banned Books Week, the ALA reported 695 attempts to censor library materials between January 1 and August 31, 2023, and 1,915 unique titles challenged—a 20% jump over last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jewish creators are a fundamental part of comic book history, from Superman to Maus – expert explains

The history of comics is closely tied to the involvement of Jewish creators, who have had an enormous impact on the medium over the last 90 years. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2023-08-30 15:27:34 UTC ]
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