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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How a round-the-clock team turned the Jan. 6 Report into recorded history in 26 hours

The Jan. 6 Report could be reprinted or recorded by any publisher. So when Macmillan Audio got the draft, the race unfolded with the precision of a heist film. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-06-13 13:00:31 UTC ]
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The American Library Association's New Comics Initiatives

The ALA’s Graphic Novels and Comics Roundtable is rolling out new initiatives geared toward serving and supporting librarians. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians Strike Back Against Comics Bans

Comics and graphic novels are prime targets in the current battle to ban books at libraries across the country, and librarians who have championed the comics form find themselves on the front lines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'American Born Chinese' began as a photocopied comic. For its creator, the journey has been 'surreal'

Gene Luen Yang's award-winning graphic novel started as a self-published comic. Now it's a Disney+ series featuring Oscar-winning actors Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-05-24 19:26:40 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show 2023: Comics and Graphic Novels Day in Photos

A who's who of comics writers and graphic novelists—and a surprising number of hip hop legends—joined the U.S. Book Show on May 23 to discuss this year's most exciting forthcoming books in the comics format. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackstone and Valiant Announce Inaugural Novels Based on Comics Content

Blackstone Publishing and Valiant Entertainment announced four inaugural titles featuring novelizations of comics characters. The first books are due out in early 2025. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Comixology’s Marvel Comics app is shutting down in June

Marvel announced today that its Comixology-operated Marvel Comics app is shutting down this June. Fortunately, comic fans who bought issues in the app can access them in the company’s self-operated Marvel Unlimited app. The shutdown comes several months after layoffs at Amazon (Comixology’s... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-04-19 18:50:06 UTC ]
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A Little of Everything: 8 Comic Book Anthologies

Looking to read a lot of different comics by a range of creators in one place? Try these excellent comic book anthologies. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-04-14 10:32:00 UTC ]
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ComiXology Veterans David Steinberger and Chip Mosher Launch Comic Book Publishing Company

DSTLRY will focus on premium comics and collectibles with a resellable digital marketplace that "redefines" the creator-owned business structure. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Comic Book Publisher Sees Creators as Partners, and Stockholders

DSTLRY hopes to improve the treatment of creators in the industry by offering an opportunity to reap the benefits of their characters and content. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-04-13 16:26:24 UTC ]
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Rachel Pollack, trans activist and comic book writer, dies aged 77

Pollack, who created the first mainstream transgender superhero, Kate Godwin, had been fighting Hodgkin’s lymphomaRachel Pollack, award-winning author, leading authority on tarot and the occult, trans activist and comic-book writer who created the first mainstream transgender superhero, has died... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-04-08 10:45:56 UTC ]
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11 of the Best New Comics and Graphic Novels to Read in April 2023

Call or swing by your local comic book shop and add these great books to your pull list. Here are 1 new comics to read in April 2023. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-04-05 10:30:00 UTC ]
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The Best Graphic Novels, as Chosen by a High School Comic Book Club

If you're looking to get a tween or teen into comics, here are the 8 most popular graphic novels with our high school comic book club, including The Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-28 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Heroes of the Written Word: Novels Starring Comic Book Characters

Superheroes aren't limited to comic books. Read your way into these novels starring comic book heroes. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-03 11:32:00 UTC ]
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Image Comics Union Ratifies First Contract

Union members of comics publisher Image Comics voted overwhelmingly in favor of its first-ever contract. The staffers are members of Comic Book Workers United, a new affiliate of the Communications Workers of America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics Retailers Navigate a New Normal

Booksellers talk shop about how comics sales—and store management challenges—grew in 2022. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson Airport to limit flights during peak hours ahead of March Break, summer travel season

Toronto's Pearson Airport will be placing a "hard limit" on the number of flights arriving or departing during peak times ahead of March Break and the upcoming summer travel season. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-02-28 16:22:46 UTC ]
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The Kirk Cameron-drag queen story hour cage match is officially on.

Children: choose your fighter. In the red corner: evangelist actor, “loving husband,” and new children’s book author Kirk Cameron, who had a crowd of “hundreds” at his Christian-themed children’s book reading in Hendersonville, Tennessee, over the weekend, after conceiving of the “wholesome”... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-02-27 15:51:22 UTC ]
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'Special thanks': how comic book writers and artists are forgotten during the superhero film boom

If the directors of superhero movies are considered auteurs, why aren’t the writers and artists who created the comics they’re based on? Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2023-02-20 19:01:51 UTC ]
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Comics Plus Exceeds One Million Checkouts in 2022

Now in its third year, Comics Plus counts more than 2,500 customers, who enjoy access to a large and growing catalog. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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