Graphic Novels Had a Strong 2016, Though Comics Sales Slowed

Retailers blame the presidential campaign and postelection anxiety for the year ending on a flat note, but some categories are growing in the book trade and in the comics shop market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Comic-Con 2016: Graphic Novels, Movies and Margaret Atwood

There were plenty of new graphic novels of all kinds at this year's Comic-Con, including one by acclaimed Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-09 11:39:40 UTC ]
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NPD, ComicHub Bring Graphic Novel Sales Data to BookScan

ComicHub, a point of sale software platform that collects sales data from comics shops, has reached an agreement to supply POS data on graphic novel and comics sales to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic Publisher Turning Mueller Report Into Graphic Novel

Editor Justin Eisinger says illustrating the controversial report is "the easiest way to get people to actually read it.” Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-06-21 23:40:17 UTC ]
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A Strong Pulse for Dead Reckoning Graphic Novels

The Naval Institute Press has set a dramatic course for its graphic novel imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What We Know About 2018 Graphic Novel Sales

It was a good year for comics, and the graphic novel market in 2018 was dominated by one category: kids'; and that category was dominated by just one series: Dav Pilkey's Dog Man. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Z2 Comics Finds Niche in Graphic Novels and Music

In 2017, the small indie graphic novel house based in New York published a graphic novel about a down-and-out music producer that included a soundtrack. Since then, the publisher has released a series of graphic novels based on music and the bands that produce it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Strong sales' for Thames & Hudson in 2016

Illustrated publisher Thames & Hudson saw a 7.4% revenue increase in the 12 months ending 31st December 2016, although post-tax profits were down by almost 30% in the same time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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404 Ink and BHP Comics join forces on graphic novel anthology

Scottish publishers 404 Ink and BHP Comics are partnering to bring out a graphic novel anthology in celebration of the centenary of women gaining the vote in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics Shops Fight Bookstores In the Race to Sell Graphic Novels

At a time when American comics and graphic novels have never been more popular, the way these works are purchased is being transformed by a new wave of consumers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NYCC 2017: As Graphic Novels Grow In Trade, Comics Shops Struggle

At this year's New York Comic Con, ICv2 presented its annual findings on the graphic novel marketplace, which see book format comics growing but periodical sales declining. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Renewed Focus on Graphic Novels at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

This year's show marked continuing demand for graphic novels, driven by children's graphic novels and highlighted by the launch of new imprints at comics houses and at traditional New York trade book houses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Graphic Novels, Series Debut at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, held July 19-23, DC Entertainment was one of a number of publishers unveiling new projects with its announcement of a new series celebrating the 25th anniversary of the character Harley Quinn. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Walking Dead Graphic Novels Higher Than Ever

Sales of the Walking Dead graphic novels keep climbing, driven by the hugely popular TV show adaptation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Comic Con: 2016 Sales Creep Up, ICv2 Surveys Retail Disruption

At New York Comic Con, Diamond Comics Distributors report 2016 sales are up slightly; and industry analyst and ICv2 CEO Milton Griepp surveyed 40 years of retail disruption in the comics market and speculated on the possibility of a 'Fifth Disruption." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics Sales Bounce Back at 2016 Diamond Summit

While comics sales have yet to fully recover from a shaky start this year--overall sales are down 2.2%--reps at the industry event said they expect sales to stabilize by the end of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anime Expo 2016 Touts Strong Manga Sales, Hails Japanese Creators

The event, held over the July 4 weekend at the L.A. Convention Center, attracted more than 100,000 Japanese pop culture fans, and welcomed top manga artists visiting from Japan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic Novel Sales Hit $460 Million in 2014

Graphic novel sales hit a high of $460 million in 2014, and remain strong this year, even as comics periodical sales have hit a soft patch. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic Novel, Comics Reporting Moves to PW Daily

This is the last issue of PW Comics World. PW’s coverage of graphic novel and comics publishing will be moved to PW Daily. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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