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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-26 07:46:04 UTC ]
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J K Rowling and Wizarding World partners launch Harry Potter at Home

J K Rowling and her Wizarding World partners have announced three new initiatives under the banner Harry Potter At Home, to help children, parents, carers and teachers who are at home during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 16:21:07 UTC ]
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CBLDF Launches Rory Root Comics Retailer Grants

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund plans to create the Rory D. Root Comics Ambassador Grant, a program designed to support community building by retailers, named in honor of the late Rory Root, an influential Berkeley comics retailer noted for his pioneering embrace of book trade practices and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-13 23:13:01 UTC ]
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A welcome reminder that there’s value to being a citizen of the world

Orlando Figes’s “The Europeans” is a sweeping history that highlights the importance of internationalism. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-11 19:00:00 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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