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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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

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-21 22:50:30 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected launches programme for BBC Novels That Shaped Our World festival

Libraries Connected has launched a programme of activities and partnerships as part of the BBC’s The Novels That Shaped Our World festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 15:45:24 UTC ]
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Wizarding World Digital launches with Harry Potter fan club and app

Wizarding World Digital has launched with the Official Harry Potter Fan Club through its first app, a Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts mobile companion, and a new, interactive Wizarding World website. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 17:45:18 UTC ]
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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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Apple launches new transparency report website showing government data requests from around the world

In recent years, technology companies have been under increasing pressure to be more transparent about the requests for data they receive from global governments. Firms such as Microsoft, Google and Facebook publish regular transparency reports, and Apple is no different. Now the company has... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2018-12-23 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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DC Comics to Launch Digital Subscription Service

DC Universe, an online subscription service that will offer access to live action films, animation, digital comics, and merchandise, will go live in the fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Comics Launches New DC Black Label Imprint, Plus a Conversation with Sean Murphy

All-star writers Frank Miller, Scott Snyder, Brian Azzarello, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Greg Rucka, and John Ridley join DC Black Label with their ultimate takes on modern superhero storytelling, bringing edgy and provocative standalone stories to the legends of Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman.... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 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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Bath Spa launches world's first children's publishing MA

Bath Spa University has launched the world's first MA in children's publishing in response to the "significant growth" in international demand for UK-published books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pottermore's Wizarding World Book Club launches

Pottermore has launched its Wizarding World Book Club community pages and revealed the first themes up for discussion online.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IDW Taps Shelly Bond to Launch Black Crown Comics Imprint

Bond, former executive editor at Vertigo, will oversee the new creator-owned comics and graphic novel imprint at IDW Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Insight Editions Launches a Comics Imprint

The publisher of lavish coffee table books is getting into the graphic novel game with an inaugural list of 12 titles starting in March 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Taps Pop Star Gerard Way to Launch New Comics Imprint

Looking to revitalize its comics for a new generation of readers, DC is launching Young Animal, a new imprint of edgy superhero titles under the direction of pop music star Gerard Way. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘To Build Their Own Worlds’: Christopher Myers Launches a Random House Imprint

'Each untold story represents a world that has been erased,' says Christopher Myers on the announcement of his new imprint with Random House Children's Books. The post ‘To Build Their Own Worlds’: Christopher Myers Launches a Random House Imprint appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comixology Launches Comics Subscription Service

Comixology Unlimited offers subscription access to thousands of comics, graphic novels and manga from independent publishers—there are no titles from DC or Marvel—for $5.99 per month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Review to Launch Comics Imprint in 2016

New York Review Comics will launch in March with plans to release six graphic novels per year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day launches 2016 Patterson school library award

The World Book Day Award 2016 (WoBoD), funded by James Patterson, is offering school libraries the chance to win up to £10,000 of new books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google and Local World strike deal to launch 10 evening editions

Regional publisher to launch titles such as the Bristol Post and Leicester Mercury through apps that launch at 5pm dailyLocal World is to launch digital evening editions for 10 of its titles, including the Bristol Post, Leicester Mercury and Nottingham Post.The regional newspaper publisher has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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