Panel Mania: Dune: The Graphic Novel, Book 1: Dune by Frank Herbert

'Dune', Frank Herbert’s 1965 global bestseller and landmark epic science-fiction novel, has been adapted into a graphic novel. In this nine-page excerpt, the novel’s key character Paul Atreides and his family members prepare to travel to, and take control of, the planet Arrakis, the only source of “The Spice,” a rare and valuable substance that extends life and human capabilities. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Dune: The Graphic Novel’

Frank Herbert’s classic Dune has been adapted into a graphic novel by a creative team that includes Brian Herbert, the author's son and an acclaimed science-fiction author in his own right, and novelist and comics writer Kevin J. Anderson. The post Panel Mania: ‘Dune: The Graphic Novel’ appeared... Continue reading at The Millions

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Race Consciousness: Fascism and Frank Herbert’s “Dune”

FASCISTS LOVE Dune: Denis Villeneuve’s film adaptation was highly anticipated on white nationalist sites such as Counter-Currents and the Daily Stormer. As soon as the trailer dropped, they began poring over it for signs of deviation from their pet interpretations of Frank Herbert’s 1965 science... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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Panel Mania: Naturalist: A Graphic Adaptation by Edward O. Wilson, adapted by Jim Ottaviani and C.M. Butzer

Science-comics writer Jim Ottaviani and artist C.M. Butzer team with the celebrated biologist Edward O. Wilson to turn 'Naturalist', his 1994 memoir, into an equally delightful and engrossing graphic work. In this 13-page excerpt Wilson, in love and recently engaged, nevertheless heads to New... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir by Bishakh Som

Transgender comics artist Bishakh Som’s 'Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir' is the story of a leap of faith: Som quits her job as an architect to work fulltime on a graphic novel. But it also evokes Som’s internal process of coming to terms with gender. This is a ten-page excerpt. The book will be... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Panel Mania: Weathering With You Vol. 1 by Makoto Shinkai and Wataru Kubota

'Weathering With You' Vol.1 by Makoto Shinkai with art by Wataru Kobuta is the story of a teenage boy who runs away from his small island home to the big city of Tokyo, where he meets a mysterious young woman who seems to be able to control the weather. This is a 10-page excerpt from the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Panel Mania: ‘Banned Book Club’

Kim Hyun Sook’s irresistible memoir conveys her political and social awakening with equal measures of hilarity and terror. The post Panel Mania: ‘Banned Book Club’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Panel Mania: Banned Book Club by Kim Hyun Sook, Ko Hyung-Ju, and Ryan Estrada

'Banned Book Club' by Kim Hyun Sook, Ko Hyung-Ju, and Ryan Estrada is the true story of Hyun Sook’s years as a South Korean college student under the brutal military regime of the early 1980s. In this 11-page excerpt a naive and apolitical Hyun Sook meets the fearless student members of a book... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Panel Mania: ‘Pittsburgh’ by Frank Santoro

Beautifully illustrated in a style all its own, Santoro's memoir is an irresistible and vivid tribute to Pittsburgh, its people, and its neighborhoods. The post Panel Mania: ‘Pittsburgh’ by Frank Santoro appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Panel Mania: Superman Action Comics Vol. 1: Invisible Mafia by Brian Michael Bendis

Acclaimed superhero writer Brian Michael Bendis takes over the writing of Superman in this excerpt from 'Action Comics Vol. 1: Invisible Mafia,' a lively new adventure by the Man of Steel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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US National Book Foundation Program To Distribute 1-Millionth Book

Begun in January of 2017, the National Book Foundation's 'Book Rich Environments' program and its partners distribute free books for young readers. The post US National Book Foundation Program To Distribute 1-Millionth Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Street Noise Books Readies a New Line of Nonfiction Graphic Books

Street Noise Books, a new independent publishing house specializing in graphic memoir and illustrated nonfiction for young adults, will publish its first list in January 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Welsh language children's books sold for £1 to mark World Book Day

Two children’s books published in Welsh are being sold for just £1 to mark this year’s World Book Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

Having tested the program on an invitational basis for three months, Amazon rolls out its children's book boxes offer to the US Prime membership. And the Library of Congress holds its annual National Book Festival this weekend. The post Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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iBooks Bestsellers: A Book Editor's Book Hits #1

Audiences have moved toward fun fiction and away from furious facts as Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' takes a tumble to #3 on the iBooks list, while 'The Woman in the Window' by A.J. Finn—a book editor who now writes thrillers under a pen name—takes the #1 slot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Gallery Books Unveils New Graphic Books Line

The Simon & Schuster imprint's new line will publish graphic novels and graphic nonfiction beginning in the spring. Gallery Books senior editors Ed Schlesinger and Adam Wilson will be acquiring and editing titles for the new line. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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£1 World Book Day books storm to the top of the charts

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 16:01 The latest crop of £1 World Book Day books, led by Cope & Davies' Spy Dog/The Great Pet Shop Panic (Puffin/S&S) take positions one-through-six in this week's Official UK Top 50, with sales totalling 247,235 copies—a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Panel Mania: I'm A Wild Seed by Sharon Lee De La Cruz

Sharon Lee De La Cruz’s 'I’m a Wild Seed' is a playfully illustrated graphic memoir that explores her personal experiences accepting life as an intersectional Puerto-Rican/Dominican queer Afro-Latina. This is a ten-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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DK donates 1,000 books to Manchester United Foundation

DK has donated 1,000 copies of Life Cycles to youth education charity the Manchester United Foundation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Panel Mania: Muhammad Ali, Kinshasa 1974 by Abbas, Jean-David Morvan and Rafael Ortiz

This unusual graphic book documents the historic 1974 heavyweight title fight between former champ Muhammad Ali, out to regain the title stripped from him for refusing army service, and then-champion George Foreman, held in Zaire (now, the Republic of the Congo) that became known as “The Rumble... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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