Milestone’s Black Comics Heroes Return in New Series

Milestone Media, the African American–owned publisher that created the celebrated Black superhero comics universe, will relaunch its publishing program later this month with the release of newly created original series in digital and print formats. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'Orphan Black' is returning as a ten-episode audiobook series

A little under two years after its five-season run ended on BBC America, Orphan Black is returning with a bang, and probably loads more sound effects. Fiction publishing startup Serial Box is reviving the beloved sci-fi show this summer as a ten-epis... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-13 22:51:00 UTC ]
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Review: In ‘Black Super Hero Magic Mama,’ a grief-stricken mom gets comic book counseling

Sabrina, the single mother at the center of Inda Craig-Galván’s new play, “Black Super Hero Magic Mama,” is acutely aware of the various ways her son’s life can be upended. Gangs, drugs, street violence, the police: If Sabrina (Kimberly Hébert Gregory) is overcontrolling, it’s because she knows... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics A–Z: Heroes of Comics

This list highlights a hero for each letter of the alphabet. From Alitha to Eijiro, check out these comic book heroes. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-23 10:36:24 UTC ]
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Black Sands Entertainment Focuses on Books, Comics for Black Families

Founded by Manuel Godoy and his wife, Geiszel Godoy, this startup publisher focused on releasing comics, chapter books, and picture books aimed at black parents and their children. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kids' Comics at New York Comic Con: Super Hero Girls to Big Nate

This year's New York Comic Con featured plenty of children's comics – and plenty of children. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Galbraith series hits audiobook milestone ahead of paperback launch

J K Rowling's Cormoran Strike series, written under the name Robert Galbraith, have hit an audiobook milestone for Little, Brown ahead of the fifth novel's paperback release. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-21 11:49:14 UTC ]
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Black Sands Publishing Launches Digital Comics App

The new Black Sands Publishing digital comics app is the latest move by a Black-owned publishing venture that has used social media and crowdfunding platforms to sell its books and to raise more than $1 million over the last year to fund its plans for growth. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Black comic book creators with 5 ways of seeing this inclusive superhero moment

Black superheroes are popular onscreen thanks to the work of Black creators of comic book characters and stories that anticipated this racial reckoning moment. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-29 12:00:48 UTC ]
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The 'Hilda' Series Catapulted Luke Pearson's Comics Creation to Stardom

PW spoke with Luke Pearson, creator of the Hilda comics series and animated Netflix adaptation, and Sam Arthur, managing director at Nobrow, about the creative and business sides of adapting comics to the screen and how it can change a publisher's list. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Columbia, Howard University to Launch Black Studies Book Series, Diversity Program

Columbia University Press, in collaboration with Howard University and Columbia University, is launching a new Black studies book series, with plans to also recruit and train students for the book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Webinar Series 'Live from the Library Lounge' Returns March 4

The free webinar series for librarians will resume with a discussion exploring how Covid-19 has impacted public libraries, including the successes, failures, the hard lessons learned, and the challenges and opportunities yet to come as we approach year two of this global public health crisis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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On the Connection Between Chinese Folktales and American Comic Book Heroes

I first heard about the monkey king from my mom. When I was a kid, my mother used to tell me Chinese folktales before bedtime. My mother is an immigrant. She was born in mainland China and eventually made her way to the United States for graduate school. She told me those stories so that […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-11 09:48:32 UTC ]
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A New Guide to the Black Comic Book Community

'The Access Guide to the Black Comic Book Community 2020-2021', is the first in a series of reference works that will showcase creators of color who released books in 2020 as well as industry institutions and events that spotlight their works. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC Two book club series 'Between the Covers' to return

BBC Two's weekly book club series “Between the Covers”, hosted by Sara Cox, is returning for a second series this spring. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 14:17:16 UTC ]
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Mateo Askaripour’s ‘Black Buck’ is an irresistible comic novel about the tenacity of racism in corporate America

“Black Buck” is alternately sly and sweet, a work of cultural criticism that laments and celebrates the power of money. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Yale University Press Launches Black Lives Series

In early 2022, Yale University Press will debut Black Lives, a series of brief biographies of Black individuals who profoundly shaped history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Evaristo curates new series Black Britain: Writing Back for Hamish Hamilton

Bernardine Evaristo is curating a new series of lost or hard-to-find books, now rediscovered, by black writers who wrote about black Britain and the diaspora across the last century.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 09:32:56 UTC ]
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Torday returns to The Last Wild series with Hachette Children's

Piers Torday will revisit The Last Wild series with prequel The Wild Before, to be published by Hachette Children's Group in March 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-20 16:12:08 UTC ]
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Chris Rock on Joining Fargo and Avoiding ‘the Eddie Murphy Handbook’ for Black Comics

For Chris Rock, who has spent his career trying to avoid what he calls "the Eddie Murphy handbook" that Hollywood has for breakout Black comedians, Fargo was the perfect opportunity. Season 4 of FX's anthology crime series, inspired by the 1996 film, is set in 1950 Kansas City, where the head of... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-09-24 12:00:46 UTC ]
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