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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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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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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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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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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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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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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NYCC 2017 Kids' Comics: Don’t Throw Out That Spinner Rack!

This year’s slate of New York Comic Con announcements included both graphic novels and periodical comics aimed at children and teens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yen Press to Launch JY, a Kids’ Graphic Novel Imprint in Fall 2017

Yen Press has announced plans to launch JY, a middle grade graphic novel imprint in fall 2017, named after Yen deputy publisher JuYoun Lee. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic Novels Supply Diversity at ALA 2017

Graphic novels have a significant presence this year at ALA 2017 and are in demand by librarians looking to offer their patrons a wide variety of stories encompassing race, gender and sexual identity and nonwestern cultures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Graphic Novels than Ever at BookExpo 2017

Although comics publishers were mostly perplexed at the drop in traffic at BookExpo, they were upbeat that graphic novels had a big presence at the show, including an expansion of comics programming and artist appearances. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Around the World with Graphic Novels at BookExpo 2017

This year at BookExpo 2017, the Hot Graphic Novels panel featured six creators from all over the world discussing five works that spanned a variety of styles and subject matter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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NYCC 2015: Publishers Chase Growth in Kids', Girls’ Graphic Novels

Led by girl-focused comics, sales of kids' and YA graphic novels continue to grow and publishers used New York Comic Con to launch a spate of new properties targeting girls and young women. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Market for medical graphic novels grows

The trend for medical graphic novels continues with Bloomsbury’s The Inflatable Woman by Rachael Ball. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-05 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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Comic-Con: New Directions for DC, More Graphic Novels for B&N

As the first full day of Comic-Con unfolded in San Diego, one of the biggest stories is the continuing push, from publishers, to release more diverse material for a wider audience. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic Novel, Comics Market Rises to $935 Million in 2014

Led by increases in the book trade, 2014 sales of graphic novels and periodical comics in North America rose in every sales channel except the newsstand, where sales of periodical comics declined. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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