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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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Comic Conference for Educators and Librarians at Comic-Con

Once again SDCC is teaming up with the San Diego Public Library to host the annual Comic Conference for Educators and Librarians, a free five-day conference on graphic novels and libraries, held during SDCC, Wednesday–Sunday, July 17–21. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics in Libraries and Schools at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

A select listing of panels for each day of the Comic Conference for Librarians and Educators, to be held July 19–23. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Comics Publishers in a Changing Marketplace: ‘We Want To Do More Comics’

'Comics are one of the few things that kids get to choose themselves,' says one panelist at London Book Fair, as British comics publishers talk transition. The post British Comics Publishers in a Changing Marketplace: ‘We Want To Do More Comics’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-22 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Kids Comic Con: Celebrating 10 Years of Kids and Comics in the Bronx

For ten years, families and kids have flocked to the Bronx for Kids Comic Con to meet creators, take part in workshops, and learn how comics are created. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Format Comics Make a Splash at Comic Arts Brooklyn

Daniel Clowes didn't finish his new graphic novel in time for Comic Arts Brooklyn, but everyone came away happy any way. The weekend small press show also offered appearances by Jillian Tamaki, Charles Burns, Yumi Sakugawa, Andrea Tsurumi, and Denis Kitchen. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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