As Comic Book Industry Grows, Smaller Publishers Learn to Adapt

Midtown Comics in New York. Movie and TV adaptations have fueled growth in the comic book industry: Sales in 2018 rose $80 million from the previous year. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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As Comic Book Industry Grows, Smaller Publishers Learn to Adapt

Midtown Comics in New York. Movie and TV adaptations have fueled growth in the comic book industry: Sales in 2018 rose $80 million from the previous year. Continue reading at The New York Times

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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing industry's 'Super Thursday' to see more than 500 books published

Thursday in October heralds book industry’s major assault on the Christmas marketThe nature of that rectangular parcel under the Christmas tree can now be predicted: it could well be a new cook book by Nigella Lawson, Gordon Ramsay or Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, just like last year.Or it might... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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What the sale of a major American book publisher means for authors, the industry — and you

Book publisher Simon & Schuster's sale to investment firm KKR is novel in many ways, but also part of a long-term trend. History tells us to expect the unexpected. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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‘There’s an industry-wide mental health crisis’: authors and publishers on why the books sector needs to change

After a survey revealed the stresses that authors face when placed in the spotlight for the first time, publishing houses and industry bodies have pledged extra training and pastoral careAuthor and publisher welfare has been a hot topic in the books industry of late. Publishing houses, trade... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Fears grow for Taiwan book publisher believed held in China

Reported detention of Li Yanhe has echoes of 2015 disappearances of five Hong Kong booksellersConcerns are mounting for a Taiwan-based book publisher believed to have been detained in China, in a case that has echoed the disappearances in 2015 of five Hong Kong booksellers.Li Yanhe, also known... Continue reading at The Guardian

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ComiXology Veterans David Steinberger and Chip Mosher Launch Comic Book Publishing Company

DSTLRY will focus on premium comics and collectibles with a resellable digital marketplace that "redefines" the creator-owned business structure. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Comic Book Publisher Sees Creators as Partners, and Stockholders

DSTLRY hopes to improve the treatment of creators in the industry by offering an opportunity to reap the benefits of their characters and content. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Guardian view on the book publishing industry: no one size fits all | Editorial

The failure of a recent bid to merge two large publishing companies shines a light on a central issue of cultural powerDespite a rise in self-publishing, commercial publishers are still the main gatekeepers of what arrives on our bookshelves. As such, they have great cultural and – if a book... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Antitrust trial puts book publishing industry in the dock

The Justice Department’s legal effort to block the merger of book publishing giants Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster is more than just a showcase for the Biden administration’s tougher approach to corporate consolidation Continue reading at ABC News

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U.S. Book Show: The Pandemic and Publishing: How Has Covid Changed the Industry for Good?

Industry experts discussed the normalization of working from home, the dearth of in-person networking in the age of Covid-19, new expectations among a younger generation of publishing professionals, and more on the second day of the 2022 U.S. Book Show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show: Pondering a Healthy Publishing Industry

Panelists addressing the issue of what a healthy publishing industry looks like concluded that, while the industry is suffering some severe aches and pains, creative remedies could bolster the book business—as long as industry leaders are willing to reimagine old formulas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Year-End Russian Book Publishing Industry Assessment: ‘Seriously Difficult’

The downturn in print book sales in Russia may have been as deep as between 50 and 70 percent, according to editor Svetlana Zorin. The post Year-End Russian Book Publishing Industry Assessment: ‘Seriously Difficult’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020

Overall in 2020, the AIE and ALI with Nielsen have reported, Italians purchased 104.5 million book in 2020. The post AIE: Italy’s Trade Book Publishing Sales Grow 2.4 Percent in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Italian Book Industry: Publishers’ Study Sees ‘Signs of Recovery’

Italian publishers see 'encouraging signs of an upturn,' as data from Nielsen and Informazioni Editoriali shows revenue losses were cut in half in July. The post Italian Book Industry: Publishers’ Study Sees ‘Signs of Recovery’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success

Exports in 2019 rose 3.3 percent over those of 2018 for the UK market, as revealed in today's report on last year's pre-pandemic performance. The post UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Socked by virus, comic book industry tries to draw next page

The comic book shop has long been a wall-to-wall repository for tales of world-threatening cataclysms and doomsday dystopias but it has never before been drawn into a fight for survival like the coronavirus pandemic Continue reading at ABC News

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Confronting COVID-19: ‘Publishers Weekly’ President Discusses Book Industry Impact, Shares Hope

Publishers Weekly has been providing news to book businesses since 1872, weathering many world crises since then. While the coronavirus pandemic brings new challenges to the magazine and the book industry it serves, current technologies are enabling the publisher to adapt. Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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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

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