‘Comics World’ Newsletter Now Twice a Month

PW Comics World, Publishers Weekly’s regular email newsletter on graphic novel and comics publishing, is increasing its frequency to twice a month. Beginning March 5 2014, the newsletter will go out on the first and third Wednesdays of every month. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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July 2014 is the most profitable month ever in comic book history, and comics are only getting bigger

With the success of movies like 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' and more ways to buy comics than ever before, the industry is growing rapidly. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beano launches special comic for World Book Day

Beano is today (Wednesday 26th February) launching a special comic in support of World Book Day (WBD) (March 5th) with a free £1 WBD token. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In the darkly comic boarding-school world of ‘Oligarchy,’ being thin is everything

Scarlett Thomas continues her streak of turning complicated subjects into must-read novels. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Tom Spurgeon, Who Surveyed the Comic Book World, Dies at 50

A reporter, editor and author, he co-wrote a biography of Stan Lee, oversaw a comics festival and started an award-winning website. Continue reading at The New York Times

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How (and Why) We’re Celebrating ‘World Kid Lit Month’ in 2019

Since 2016, we've marked "World Kid Lit Month" each September, celebrating translations of children's literature into English. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The Literary World of Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con isn’t just a place for authors to promote their work—it’s got a literary tradition of its own. Here are some of the books and graphic novels set at or about SDCC. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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First Second to Launch World Citizen Comics

First Second Books, Macmillan’s graphic novel imprint, is launching World Citizen Comics, a line of nonfiction graphic works focused on civic involvement and media literacy, including books for children and teens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Dream Daddy' comic revisits the world of the popular dating sim

Fans of Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator now have a whole new way to experience the Dream Daddy universe as Oni Press is publishing a series of comic books based on the sim. From developer Game Grumps, Dream Daddy has players assume the role of a... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech We’re Using: How Technology Transforms the World of Comic Books

George Gene Gustines, an editor in graphics and video at The New York Times, has been writing about comics for nearly two decades. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ComiXology Unlimited offers all of the comics for $6 a month

ComiXology, Amazon's online comic book service, unveiled a new unlimited content subscription option on Tuesday. The $6 per month ComiXology Unlimited plan gives subscribers unfettered access to the service's archive, which includes titles from Image... Continue reading at Engadget

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The World’s Most Expensive Superman Comic Just Sold for $3.2 Million on eBay

Continuing the trend of iconic comic books selling for house-in-the-Hamptons levels of cash, a nearly perfect copy of Action Comics No. 1 (aka the first appearance of Superman) sold for a record-breaking $3.2 million last night on eBay. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2014-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Monthly Magazine #2: Ebooks Around the World

Our digital magazine for March focuses on ebook businesses and initiatives around the world, from sales to format, enhanced content to devices. Download your copy here. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Can Digital and Print Peacefully Coexist in the World of Comic Books?

While digital distribution has roiled the newspaper, book publishing and music industries, a different story may be playing out in the world of comic books. Continue reading at [email protected]

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Comics vs Coronavirus: Followup with Comics Retailers

PW’s annual comics retailer survey was published just as the virus began to disrupt the U.S. comics and book marketplace. However, since the feature was published, the pandemic has hit the country head on, forcing many comics and book retailers to close, at least temporarily. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New comic book shipments are delayed. But you can still support local comic shops

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced it will not be shipping new comic books to retailers "until further notice" due to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Diamond Halts Shipments of New Comics to Comics Shops

Diamond Comic Distributors, the largest distributor of comics in North America, announced that it will cease the delivery of weekly published comics until further notice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Perfect Books and Comics for Comic Con Lovers

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Comic Conference for Educators and Librarians at Comic-Con

Once again SDCC is teaming up with the San Diego Public Library to host the annual Comic Conference for Educators and Librarians, a free five-day conference on graphic novels and libraries, held during SDCC, Wednesday–Sunday, July 17–21. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics in Libraries and Schools at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

A select listing of panels for each day of the Comic Conference for Librarians and Educators, to be held July 19–23. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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