Tapas Sees Big Gains for Digital Comics

Digital comics delivered via mobile devices are attracting impressive traffic and generating revenue for artists and publishers. Tapas, a small U.S.-based mobile comics startup, reported impressive recent growth, and announced plans to partner with traditional print publishers like Scholastic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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November Bookstore Sales See Big Gain

Bookstore sales in November jumped to $729 million, up from $663 million a year ago. The jump marks an increase of 9.9%, and is culled from preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Big Publishers See Third-Quarter Gains

Aided by downloadable audio, HarperCollins, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Simon & Schuster posted higher quarterly results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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At MPA Digital: Swipe, Publishers See Gains From Tablet Efforts

NEW YORK - Today’s MPA Digital: Swipe event brought the consumer magazine industry together to focus on what’s next in tablet editions. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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As Digital Comics Surge, Comics Plus Takes Off in Schools and Libraries

The digital comics service has been reborn under "mission-driven" upstart LibraryPass. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Big Publishers Post Big Third- Quarter Gains

The easing of lockdowns and strong increases in digital sales led to double-digit sales gains for four trade publishers that reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30 over the same period in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Is Comic-Con Too Big for Small Publishers?

With Comic-Con International: San Diego (informally known as SDCC) a week away, its staff and comics publishers are grappling with critical questions about the value and location of the country’s largest comics and pop culture convention. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NBCUniversal Taps Lion Forge Comics to Develop Digital Comic Books Based on Beloved 80s TV Shows

NBCUniversal, one of the world’s premier media and entertainment companies, has partnered with digital publisher Lion Forge Comics to develop licensed comic books based on popular TV shows from the 1980s and 90s. Under the agreement license ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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San Diego Comic-Con Returns with Smaller Crowds, Big Smiles

It might have been hard to tell because of the mask requirement, but there were a lot of smiles at the 2022 San Diego Comic-Con, held July 21-24 at the San Diego Convention Center. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Zestworld Launches Digital Comics Venture with $9 Million in Funding

Zestworld announced it has raised $9.37 million in new funding to create a digital comics publishing and distribution platform for a newly assembled stable of veteran popular comics creators. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Quarto Group Posts Double-Digit Gains in Sales, Earnings

The launch of some new imprints and another good year for a number of its most popular series combined to boost sales at Quarto Group by 19%, to $151.5 million, in 2021 over 2020. Adjusted operating profit jumped 51%, to $ 16 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Southern New Mexico digital marketing firm reports big growth, aims to increase national presence

Fast-growing digital media company Sinuate Media is pivoting its business model with pre-packaged marketing platforms to help small companies compete with bigger fish. Sinuate CEO and founder Leah Messina told Business First that the knowledge needed to use digital marketing tools has increased... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Trade Segments Had Double-Digit Gains in August

The trade publishing segment continues to perform well in 2021, with August sales up 15.1% in the adult category and ahead 21.8% in the children’s/young adult segment at publishers that report results to the Association of American Publishers’ StatShot program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Attendees positive about digital LBF as agencies see rights 'mini-jump'

The virtual London Book Fair, which began on 7th June, has come to a close, with fairgoers generally positive about the new offering, despite some technological grievances. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Black Sands Publishing Launches Digital Comics App

The new Black Sands Publishing digital comics app is the latest move by a Black-owned publishing venture that has used social media and crowdfunding platforms to sell its books and to raise more than $1 million over the last year to fund its plans for growth. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Unit Sales Had Double-Digit Gain at April’s End

Unit sales of print books increased 12.4% in the week ended May 1, 2021, over the comparable period in 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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5 Black comic book creators with 5 ways of seeing this inclusive superhero moment

Black superheroes are popular onscreen thanks to the work of Black creators of comic book characters and stories that anticipated this racial reckoning moment. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Sales of Adult Titles Had Big Gains Last Week

Unit sales of print books jumped 35% last week over the comparable week in 2020, driven by huge sales gains for adult books. At this point last spring, sales of adult books were soft because of the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The big guys are winning’: Digital media budgets prioritize Walmart, Amazon despite a glut of retail media inventory

Despite ample inventory available on other retail media platforms, brands still mostly turn to Walmart and Amazon. The post ‘The big guys are winning’: Digital media budgets prioritize Walmart, Amazon despite a glut of retail media inventory appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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