Comic-Con returns this weekend to San Diego. But where are the comic book sellers?

After a COVID-19-forced hiatus, San Diego comic book store owners are looking forward to the return of an IRL Comic-Con — even if they won't attend. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-11-24 20:45:41 UTC ]
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Amazon's updated e-book return policy looks like a big win for authors

Anyone who has been taking advantage of Amazon's liberal return policy regarding e-books could soon be in for a shock. That's because following discussions with the Authors Guild, Amazon has agreed to block automatic returns on digital books that are more than 10 percent read. Currently, the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-09-23 19:10:20 UTC ]
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SPX Returns to In-Person Comics Festival

SPX, aka the Small Press Expo, held September 17-18 at the Marriott Hotel in Bethesda Md., returned as an in-person event after two years as a virtual show during the Covid pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lily Renée Phillips, Pioneering Comic Book Artist, Dies at 101

A refugee from Nazi-annexed Austria, she started a new life in New York drawing powerful, glamorous heroines and broke barriers in a male-dominated field. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-09-14 17:51:10 UTC ]
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Area man named Bob Jablonski returns library book called Hitler 77 years overdue.

A New Jersey man named Bob Jablonski has finally returned Hitler to the local library. No, this is not The Onion. Bob Jablonski checked out the 1936 biography of Adolph Hitler in 1947, for a school book report, and presumably kept it all these years just to make sure the Allies had truly won... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-02 14:55:57 UTC ]
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Sid Jacobson, Comic Book Writer With Range, Dies at 92

His portfolio included the adventures of Richie Rich and graphic treatments of 9/11 and torture by the C.I.A. He also wrote dozens of songs. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-06 15:16:54 UTC ]
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Super Vacation: A Comic Book Travel Guide

Consider these wonderful...and maybe dangerous?...comic book locals for your summer vacation destination. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-29 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Keanu Reeves' comic book makes history

BRZRKR becomes the first comic book to feature in Comic-Con's prestigious Hall H. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2022-07-23 23:09:26 UTC ]
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Returning to In-Person Book Fairs Cited in Scholastic’s Q4 Report

The largest children's book and educational publisher sees continued growth in its own school-based book fairs, and revenue-per-fair. The post Returning to In-Person Book Fairs Cited in Scholastic’s Q4 Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-07-22 00:30:36 UTC ]
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After a pandemic hiatus, L.A. book fair LitLit will return to downtown

The Little Literary Fair, which celebrates West Coast publishing, will return to Los Angeles' Arts District for the final weekend of July. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-07-05 16:00:34 UTC ]
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Dredd zone: the anarchic world of comic-book artist Steve Dillon

His groundbreaking work on such seminal characters as Judge Dredd, Preacher and Punisher is being celebrated with a posthumous show of his remarkable legacyThere are few artists who exemplify the anarchic, irreverent and anti-authoritarian British take on the comic book the way Steve Dillon... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-30 13:00:06 UTC ]
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Toronto Comic Arts Festival Makes In-Person Return

After a three year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival, held June 17-19, welcomed in-person artists and fans to the Toronto Reference Library for an international presentation of new titles and artists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tim Sale, Comic Book Artist Who Reimagined Batman, Dies at 66

Series like “Batman: The Long Halloween” influenced big-screen images of the hero, while “Superman for All Seasons” was another fan favorite. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-06-18 01:12:50 UTC ]
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Meet Linda Sunshine, Groundbreaking Book Trade Comics Editor

Linda Sunshine established comics reprint imprints at both Harmony Books and Fireside in the 1970s that produced some of the earliest hardcover and trade paperback comics collections in the book trade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film and Back: 'Star Child' Returns to Print with A24

Indie entertainment company A24's publishing division is bringing Claire A. Nivola's 2014 picture book 'Star Child' back into print in a redesigned and expanded edition; the book was prominently featured in the 2021 film 'C’mon C’mon,' written and directed by Mike Mills. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Oscar Isaac Enters the World of Comics

The actor and producer spoke with Heidi MacDonald about the graphic novel 'Head Wounds: Sparrow,' out from Legendary in June, which he codeveloped with a team of writers, artists, and friends. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The U.S. Book Show Returns

Welcome, and welcome back! Here’s an overview of this year’s virtual panels and presentations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Free Comic Book Day is Back!

Free Comic Book Day is back!! Before you head to your local comic book store, check out our faves and remember to support your local. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-05-06 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Comic Book Legend Neal Adams Has Died at 80

From creating iconic superheroes and groundbreaking storylines to fighting for creator rights, Neal Adams was a legendary comic book artist. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-05-02 13:00:02 UTC ]
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First Issue of Captain America Comic Book Sells For $3.1 Million

With the sale, Captain America joined Superman and Spider-Man in having debut issues that topped $3 million at auction. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-04-08 13:21:14 UTC ]
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