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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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little Tiger acquires 'darkly comic' middle-grade series

Little Tiger Group will publish new middle-grade series by Rachel Delahaye, illustrated by George Ermos. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-01 11:07:51 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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Surf, schools, critters, comics and the Didion hive: 5 great book events this week

5 books events in L.A. the week of Feb. 8, including Lidia Yuknavitch, Diane Ravitch, and surf photography Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-07 21:50:44 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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Philip Pullman returns to the world of ‘His Dark Materials’ with ‘The Secret Commonwealth’

The second in the Book of Dust Trilogy is lengthy but worth the time investment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-21 23:55:57 UTC ]
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Harry Potter banned in Catholic school after exorcists advise its dark magic is real.

J. K. Rowling’s beloved Harry Potter series is once again in the news after it was banned by the St. Edward Catholic School in Tennessee. The epic fantasy series focused on young wizard Harry Potter who battles against the forces of evil is, allegedly, not fantasy enough. Reverend Dan Reehil... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-03 16:05:18 UTC ]
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Visions of the future: five dark warnings from the world of classic science fiction

Science fiction is fast becoming science fact, which should be cause for concern. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-08-27 17:03:06 UTC ]
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John Murray signs Gallen's 'darkly comic' debut

​John Murray will publish Michelle Gallen's "darkly comic" debut novel set on the Irish border.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 14:25:46 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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How a Comic Book About Feral Elves Got Me Through Middle School

We were mixing papier mache in art class. It was seventh grade. I was twelve. I liked that muddy mix, liked how it felt on my hands, liked spreading it on the balloon that had been distributed to me so that I could make a mask. I began to sing under my breath. I sang […] The post How a Comic... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-07-03 11:00:56 UTC ]
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Puffin on hunt for 80 new schools to join World of Stories programme

Puffin is looking for 80 primary schools to join the Puffin World of Stories programme, as part of a wider mission to close the creativity gap.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-15 00:00:00 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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NLT and Morrisons give free books to school children for World Book Day

The National Literary Trust and the Morrisons Foundation will donate more than 7,300 brand new books to primary schools across the UK to mark World Book Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 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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Canadian Publishers Blast School Boards’ Lawsuit of Access Copyright

'We have no choice but to interpret this suit as the intimidating action that it is,' says the leadership of the Association of Canadian Publishers in a statement on the lawsuit by almost 100 school boards and education ministries. The post Canadian Publishers Blast School Boards’ Lawsuit of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics in Libraries and Schools at the New York Public Library

NYPL and New York Comic Con are partnering to offer a day of professional programming on graphic novels for librarians and teachers on October 5, at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue. Here is a preview of the schedule, which will be finalized closer to NYCC. Admittance requires... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Suspects leap from the board as classic game Cluedo turned into a comic book

When Paul Allor began writing Clue, a new comic book miniseries based on the popular board game from Hasbro, he had many versions of the game to look to for inspiration. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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