Obituary: Tom Spurgeon, Comics Journalist, Editor, Blogger, Dead at 50

Tom Spurgeon, author, editor, comics critic, blogger, and executive director of the Cartoon Crossroads Columbus comics festival, died of unknown causes in Columbus, Ohio, on November 13. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 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

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Former Longtime St. Martin's Editor Hope Dellon Dead at 67

Hope Dellon, former longtime editor at St. Martin's Press, died on February 19 surrounded by family in New York. She was 67. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Elizabeth Wurtzel, journalist and author of Prozac Nation, dead at 52

Author of bestselling memoir about clinical depression, which made her ‘a hashtag before there was Twitter’, died from metastatic breast cancer Elizabeth Wurtzel, journalist and author of bestselling memoir Prozac Nation, has died at the age of 52.Writer David Samuels, Wurtzel’s friend since... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Dead Reckoning, Marvel Team to Publish ‘Atlas at War’ Combat Comics

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50 Years of Literary Activism: The WLT Readers’ Poll, by The Editors of WLT

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The San Diego Comic-Con’s half century of celebrating comics and the broader popular culture serves to mark how much the landscape of popular culture has changed since its inception 50 years ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Celebrating 50 San Diego Comic-Cons

Tracing SDCC’s evolution from a small gathering of fans to the biggest pop culture event in the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Stan Lee, the arch superhero of comic books, is dead at 95

There will never be ’nuff said about this legendary creator. The man born Stanley Lieber published his first comic book under the pseudonym Stan Lee in 1941–Captain America Comics #3–and he never looked back. He went on to create some of the most memorable, beloved, pivotal characters in all of... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Veteran journalist Norman Pearlstine named executive editor of the Los Angeles Times

Norman Pearlstine, who has spent 50 years in journalism helping shape some of the nation’s most prominent publications — including Time Inc. magazines, Bloomberg News, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal — on Monday was named executive editor of the Los Angeles Times. It was the first major move... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Tom Wolfe, 'New Journalist' Turned Literary Icon, Dies at 88

The white suit-and-white hat–wearing Wolfe made his name as a literary journalist and found bestselling success with such books as 'The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test,' 'Bonfire of the Vanities,' and the NBA-winning 'The Right Stuff.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Sono Rosenberg, Longtime Random House Copy Editor

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Howard Kaminsky, a former president and publisher of Warner Books, Random House and William Morrow/Avon, has died. He was 77. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obituary: Ann LaFarge, Editor and Novelist

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Infographic: 50 percent of publishers recruit editors to create native ads

We asked publishing pros at yesterday's Digiday Publishing Summit for their scout's-honor stance on how they're pitching native, who's buying, and more. Here's what they said in 5 charts. Sponsor content by Nativo. The post Infographic: 50 percent of publishers recruit editors to create native... Continue reading at Digiday

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Former Gawker editors on the Hogan trial aftermath: 'It's about what journalists can cover'

Is it a blog? A magazine? A conversation? A tasteless drunken boor at a party? Perhaps all of this and more over 14 years of innovative web journalismAfter the verdict awarding former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan $140m in punitive damages following Gawker’s publication of a clip showing him engaged... Continue reading at The Guardian

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