Oseman smashes comic crowdfunding target in two hours

A kickstarter campaign set up by author Alice Oseman to fund a physical version of her online comic Heartstopper has reached its target in two hours. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crowdfunder for 'best non-fiction book club in world' smashes £100,000 target

A pair of friends crowdfunding to build the “best non-fiction book club in the world” have surged past their £100,000 target. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 18:14:15 UTC ]
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Confederate monument enthusiasts targeted my store—and it comically backfired.

I purchased an independent bookstore in Salisbury, North Carolina just six months ago, after taking leave from my career as a foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State. After tours in Afghanistan, India, and other cities overseas, I was eager to give my four-year-old daughter... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-23 17:42:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day smashes Share a Million Stories target

World Book Day smashed its Share a Million Stories target within 24 hours of the event, with 1,218,230 stories shared by Friday 9th March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 08:50:21 UTC ]
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Widyaratna and Caless raise £4k in hours for food banks in trade crowdfunder

Picador commissioning editor Kishani Widyaratna (pictured) and Influx Press co-founder Kit Caless have launched a fundraiser for people in the publishing industry to donate money to the Trussell Trust with nearly £4,000 raised within five hours. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 19:29:32 UTC ]
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Comic crowdfunds for community bookshop in Surrey

A former stand-up comic has launched a crowdfunding project for a community bookshop in the medieval village of Bletchingly. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Knights Of bookshop reaches £30,000 crowdfunding target

Publisher Knights Of has reached its £30,000 crowdfunding target to fund a bookshop selling children’s books with BAME characters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crowdfunding target reached for cancer patient’s picture book

The team behind a picture book created by Lisa Wells, who has terminal cancer, has surpassed its initial crowdfunding target of £5,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unbound crowdfunding record smashed by gamer Dan NerdCubed

A gaming memoir by Daniel Hardcastle has set a new record on crowdfunding publisher Unbound's website - reaching 100% of its funding target within just 15 minutes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A New Comics Publisher Targets Libraries

Lion Forge’s higher-ups discuss the publisher’s efforts to support librarians and grow its presence in the library and school market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gojimo hits £500k crowdfunding target

Exam preparation app Gojimo has reached its £500,000 crowdfunding target. The app offers 50,000 free curriculum specific quiz questions, and content from publishers such as Oxford University Press and McGraw-Hill Education is available through in-app purchases. Gojimo, which says it has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New York Comic Con 2014: Trajectory, Diamond Target Schools, Libraries

Trajectory and Diamond Comics Distributors announced an initiative at New York Comic Con to provide an expanded catalogue of digital comics and graphic novels to schools and libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Watson & Holmes, Jesse Reklaw, Valorous Damsel Comics Grab Crowdfunding

Crowdwatch spotlights new and notable crowdfunded comics projects that are worthy of attention—or support. This week, a schizophrenic sketchpad, amphibians raising hell, damsels taking the lead, bardic fury, and the return of Watson & Holmes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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7 Crowdfunded Comics to Check Out

Seven new and notable comics-related projects that are worthy of attention—or support, including "transmedia" storytelling, a "Cringe"-worthy collection, Tezuka on Mars, and the truth behind the fall of Rome. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazing DIY Comic Book Craft Ideas For Old Comics

Here are some great comic book craft ideas for things to DIY with the comics you don’t want any more but just can’t bear to let go. Continue reading at Book Riot

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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

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Comics vs Coronavirus: Followup with Comics Retailers

PW’s annual comics retailer survey was published just as the virus began to disrupt the U.S. comics and book marketplace. However, since the feature was published, the pandemic has hit the country head on, forcing many comics and book retailers to close, at least temporarily. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New comic book shipments are delayed. But you can still support local comic shops

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced it will not be shipping new comic books to retailers "until further notice" due to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-25 00:11:33 UTC ]
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Diamond Halts Shipments of New Comics to Comics Shops

Diamond Comic Distributors, the largest distributor of comics in North America, announced that it will cease the delivery of weekly published comics until further notice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Perfect Books and Comics for Comic Con Lovers

Last fall, I went to my first Comic Con, New York Comic Con, and needless to say, it did not ... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-05 10:33:23 UTC ]
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