North American Comics Market Hits $1.085 Billion in 2016

Led by $590 million in sales of book-format graphic novels, the combined graphic novel and comics sales in North America grew 5% to $1.085 billion in 2016, according to a joint estimate by industry news sites Comichron and ICv2.com. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2019 North American Comics Sales Hit Record $1.21 Billion

Combined sales of graphic novels and periodical comics in the U.S. and Canada hit their highest point yet in 2019, according to a joint estimate produced by trade news sites ICv2 and Comichron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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North American Comics Market Reaches $1.03 Billion

The $1.03 billion figure represents the combined sales of periodical comics and graphic novel or book format comics in both the general book trade and the comics shop specialty marketplace. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2018 North American Comics Sales Rise to $1.09 Billion

Led by sales of the graphic novel format, total sales of graphic novels and periodical comics in the U.S. and Canada were approximately $1.09 billion in 2018, according to a joint estimate by trade news sites ICv2 and Comichron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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North American Comics Market Declined 6.5% in 2017

Combined North American sales of graphic novels and periodical comics declined about 6.5% to $1.01 billion in 2017, although graphic novel sales via the book trade were essentially flat. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russia’s Clever Publishing Adds North American Market through Quarto Distribution

'Quite a big challenge to aim for the world’s largest book market': Moscow's Clever Publishing wants $10 million in North American sales in three years. The post Russia’s Clever Publishing Adds North American Market through Quarto Distribution appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics, Graphic Novels Market Hit $870 Million in 2013

Led by book format comics with $415 million in sales, the North American comics and graphic novel marketplace generated $870 million in sales in 2013, according to a new estimate by ICV2 and Comichron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Children's, YA Comics and Imprints Debut at Comic-Con 2016

From Comic-Con guests like Cece Bell and Noelle Stevenson to the debut of new series and new imprints, children's and YA graphic novels continue to have a strong presence at the mammoth pop culture festival. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Digital 2016: The Markets to Open 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair

Last year the Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives launched a new conference, the Markets: Global Publishing Summit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: Widespread DNA testing could intensify American racism

In the modern digital media landscape, we are not the customers — or even the audience — we are the product. Every time we log on, our personal data including where we go, what we search for, who we interact with and what we buy is scraped, siphoned,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-10-24 15:00:11 UTC ]
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W H Smith to cut up to 1,500 jobs in restructure after Covid-19 hits business

W H Smith has announced plans for a major restructure which could see around 1,500 roles made redundant across the business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-05 02:02:59 UTC ]
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Instagram’s story: Fast growth, a $1 billion sale and Facebook’s broken pledge

Sarah Frier traces the company’s cultural impact along with its business history. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Pushkin Press sells North American rights to Penguin for How to be a Fascist

Pushkin Press has sold North American rights to Penguin Books US for How to be a Fascist by Italian author and politician Michela Murgia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 03:52:42 UTC ]
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Multifaceted Cappelen hit by vagaries of Norway’s market

If there was an equivalent entity to Cappelen Damm in the UK market, it would be like a combination of Penguin Random House, Hachette, Foyles (pre-Waterstones buyout), 50% of Audible and Curtis Brown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 23:44:22 UTC ]
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ReaderLink Revenue Hits $1.2 Billion

The distributor has had growth of 58% over the past three years, due in part to its ability to regain shelf space at major chains that had cut back on their book sections. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales

The new annual sales survey from the APA shows audiobooks holding its market lead for growth in formats, with listening in cars on the upswing in 2018. The post Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-16 17:07:26 UTC ]
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Mixing Prose with Manga, Light Novels Attract North American Fans

Works of prose fiction with quirky fun plots and manga-style illustrations, Japanese light Novels are attracting a growing audience of fans in North America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AOC as 'Supergirl': comic parody hits back at DC complaint

After cease and desist letter issued for portraying Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez like DC’s Wonder Woman, indie Devil’s Due pastiches another characterAfter getting into hot water with DC Comics for an issue in which congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez looked a little too much like DC’s Wonder... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-06 13:44:12 UTC ]
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Charco Press signs North American distribution deal

Scottish indie Charco Press has signed a distribution deal with Ingram's Consortium to break into the North American market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Superman Action Comics Vol. 1: Invisible Mafia by Brian Michael Bendis

Acclaimed superhero writer Brian Michael Bendis takes over the writing of Superman in this excerpt from 'Action Comics Vol. 1: Invisible Mafia,' a lively new adventure by the Man of Steel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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