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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'Strong' UK interest as Patricia Highsmith's diaries up for sale

Several UK publishers have their eyes on the UK rights to novelist Patricia Highsmith’s extensive diaries, which will for the first time tell of the author’s “heart-break, difficult choices, hard-won professional triumphs and a furiously fast-paced social life”.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 19:04:45 UTC ]
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The UK’s Comedy Women in Print Prize Adds Graphic Novel Category

Funny women who write, Helen Lederer decided, needed award recognition. So she started a prize program, Comedy Women in Print. This is its second year. The post The UK’s Comedy Women in Print Prize Adds Graphic Novel Category appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-25 05:45:30 UTC ]
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CWIP Prize returns, adds graphic novel category

​The Comedy Women in Print Prize, the UK and Ireland’s first prize to highlight the work of witty women, is returning for a second year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 03:11:50 UTC ]
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Metaphrog sign Papercutz deal for feminist Bluebeard graphic novel

Papercutz has landed rights for Scottish duo Metaphrog’s feminist graphic novel retelling of the Bluebeard folktale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 22:41:01 UTC ]
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10 Graphic Novel Adaptations of Neil Gaiman’s Work

When the minds of two creatives come together, it's a beautiful thing: here are eight of Neil Gaiman's works that have been adapted by artists. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-18 10:41:08 UTC ]
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Pavilion scoops Smy's second graphic novel for new fiction list

Pavilion has scooped the long-awaited second graphic novel from Pam Smy, author and illustrator of Thornhill (David Fickling Books), the first title in a new children’s illustrated fiction list for over sevens. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 09:47:29 UTC ]
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PNBA 2019: Strong Sales Make for Upbeat Show

With a good summer and the beginnings of a strong fall, booksellers at this year's Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association annual trade show, were decidedly upbeat. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children/YA Has Strong July Sales Gains

Sales in the children/young adult category rose 16.6% in July over July 2018, while sales of adult books increased 3.9% in the month over 2018, according to the AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rainbow Rowell’s First Graphic Novel Serves Up Comedy and Romance

In “Pumpkinheads,” two work pals navigate the fine line between friendship and love. It’s set in a pumpkin patch, with dreamy art by Faith Erin Hicks. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-27 09:00:03 UTC ]
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A Graphic Novel About Love and Acrobats — From 1930

The radical cartoonist William Gropper’s “Alay-Oop,” newly reissued, can be appreciated as a very early example of the graphic novel. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-09 09:00:18 UTC ]
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Gallic to publish graphic novel edition of Proust and Joncour's English debut

Gallic Books has announced two new projects, with a graphic novel adaptation of Proust and a new book from French author Serge Joncour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-08 17:51:03 UTC ]
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A Graphic Novel before the Term Existed

Published at the beginning of the Great Depression, William Gropper’s ‘Alay-Oop’ sold poorly. By the mid-forties, he’d quit cartooning altogether. Continue reading at The Paris Review

[ The Paris Review | 2019-07-22 13:00:34 UTC ]
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Introducing Young Readers to Classics with Graphic Novels

A reader makes a case for the incorporation of graphic novel adaptations of classics, abbreviated for younger readers, into the classroom. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-18 10:36:40 UTC ]
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Stephen King and Owen King’s novel Sleeping Beauties is becoming a comic book series.

In more “thing becomes other thing” news, Sleeping Beauties, the more-than-700-page fantasy novel that Stephen King wrote with his son, Owen, is being adapted into a 10-part comic book series. The novel imagines a world in which all the women in the world except one have come down with a disease... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-16 19:06:16 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to Launch HarperAlley, New Graphic Novel Imprint

HarperAlley will publish a variety of graphic novels and nonfiction for young readers and adults beginning in fall 2020, under the direction of Andrew Arnold. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Mueller Report graphic novel will be released by San Diego publisher

Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has become something of a publishing phenomenon, with several book versions of the report flying off bookstore shelves. Now a San Diego publisher is planning to release a version of... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-24 19:00:00 UTC ]
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HCG snaps up graphic novel adaptation of Speak

Hachette Children's Group has snapped up rights to a graphic novel adaptation of  Laurie Halse Anderson's critically acclaimed Speak, about a high school sexual assault. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-24 00:08:47 UTC ]
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Hello, Cannes. Plus, 2019 ad sales growth slows: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today It’s Cannes Lions time. If you’re on the French Riviera for the ad... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-17 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Rock Band-Inspired Graphic Novel Goes Back to ‘Eden’

Indie publisher Z2 has partnered with the Grammy-nominated Christian rock band Skillet on a post-apocalyptic graphic novel, ‘Eden,’ slated for publication in August. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Graphic Novels For Everyone

While comics publishers generally offered mixed to positive reviews of this year's BookExpo, they were enthusiastic about the expansive presence of graphic novels throughout the programming presented at the show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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