BookExpo 2019: Graphic Novels For Everyone

While comics publishers generally offered mixed to positive reviews of this year's BookExpo, they were enthusiastic about the expansive presence of graphic novels throughout the programming presented at the show. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Shining a Light on Graphic Novels for Kids

Three out of four of this year’s graphic novel buzz selections are aimed at middle grade and teen readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The best graphic novels, memoirs and story collections of 2019

Raina Telgemeier and George Takei were among the creators whose stand-out books mined traumatic real-life experiences. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-21 14:08:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Raina Telgemeier's 'Guts' and Graphics

Raina Telgemeier spills her guts—quite literally—in her latest graphic novel, appropriately entitled 'Guts' (Scholastic Graphix, Sept.), the third in a series inspired by Telgemeier’s memorable childhood experiences. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Marjorie Liu Gets Graphic with ‘Monstress’

Although she began her career as a novelist, Marjorie Liu, who teaches comic book writing at MIT, says 'Monstress'(Image Comics), cocreated with artist Sana Takeda, could only be a comic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic Novels Find Their Place at BookExpo, BookCon, and NYRF

In a signal of the continuing growth of the category in the book trade, graphic novel publishers announced new titles and had a lively presence at BookExpo, BookCon, and at the inaugural New York Rights Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Quirk Adds Graphic Novels to Its Mix

Quirk began publishing graphic novels this May and the indie publisher has plans to steadily add more books in formats over the next few years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Graphic Novels than Ever at BookExpo 2017

Although comics publishers were mostly perplexed at the drop in traffic at BookExpo, they were upbeat that graphic novels had a big presence at the show, including an expansion of comics programming and artist appearances. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Around the World with Graphic Novels at BookExpo 2017

This year at BookExpo 2017, the Hot Graphic Novels panel featured six creators from all over the world discussing five works that spanned a variety of styles and subject matter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the seven shortlisted debut novels for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Lit Hub is excited to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. This year’s judging panel included Tommy Orange, Emma Straub, Monique Truong, Maaza Mengiste, and Claire Messud. They are: De’Shawn Charles Winslow, In West Mills Chia-Chia Lin, The Unpassing Julia... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-26 13:59:29 UTC ]
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4 Novels That Need the Graphic Novel Treatment

Not every novel can make it as a graphic novel. There are some specific criteria that have to be met plus an ineffable...thing. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-18 10:42:03 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Book Sales Off to a Slow Start for 2019

Will "political fatigue" end publishers' six year streak of print sales growth? At a late morning session dubbed The State of the Publishing Industry Today, David Walter, executive director, client development for NPD Books, told BookExpo attendees that growth in print sales is trending down,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Don’t be afraid to let children read graphic novels. They’re real books.

A librarian makes the case: Kids’ connection to comics helps create lifelong readers. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-27 15:14:00 UTC ]
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A Graphic Novel Remembers Attica

A friend of an inmate, Big Black, who helped others during the uprising, tells his story in “Stand at Attica.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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A Graphic Novel Remembers Attica

A friend of an inmate, Big Black, who helped others during the uprising, tells his story in “Stand at Attica.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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New Cassandra Cain graphic novel shows Asian American girls can be Batgirl too

"Shadow of the Batgirl" author Sarah Kuhn wants young Asian American girls to see they can be the main character in superhero stories too. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Graphic novel New Kid wins prestigious Newbery Medal

Jerry Craft’s story exploring ‘friendship, race, class and bullying in a fresh manner’ is the first graphic novel to win the long-running American children’s awardFor the first time, a graphic novel has won the Newbery Medal, the oldest and most prestigious children’s book award in the US. The... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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YA Graphic Novels, Memoirs, and Comics Releasing Winter 2020

Jumpstart your 2020 TBR. with this round up of Spring 2020 YA graphic novel and comics releases! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Boom! Plans ‘Slaughterhouse-Five’ Graphic Novel in 2020

Boom! Studios announced plans to publish Kurt Vonnegut’s classic sci-fi/antiwar novel 'Slaughterhouse-Five' as a graphic novel. It will be adapted by the writer Ryan North, artist Albert Monteys, and colorist Ricard Zapala. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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