The 'Hilda' Series Catapulted Luke Pearson's Comics Creation to Stardom

PW spoke with Luke Pearson, creator of the Hilda comics series and animated Netflix adaptation, and Sam Arthur, managing director at Nobrow, about the creative and business sides of adapting comics to the screen and how it can change a publisher's list. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Illustrator Luke Pearson’s Series ‘Hilda’ Beats a Path to Netflix

In a new series directed by Andy Coyle–with illustrator Luke Pearson as one of its executive producers–the five-book 'Hilda' series of graphic novels from Nobrow's Flying Eye Books is to premiere on Netflix in Septermber. The post UK Illustrator Luke Pearson’s Series ‘Hilda’ Beats a Path to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milestone’s Black Comics Heroes Return in New Series

Milestone Media, the African American–owned publisher that created the celebrated Black superhero comics universe, will relaunch its publishing program later this month with the release of newly created original series in digital and print formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobrow lines up three further Hilda adventures as Netflix adaptation enters second series

​Nobrow will next month release three further Hilda books to tie in with the release of the second TV series starring the character on Netflix.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-29 22:16:04 UTC ]
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Little Tiger acquires 'darkly comic' middle-grade series

Little Tiger Group will publish new middle-grade series by Rachel Delahaye, illustrated by George Ermos. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-01 11:07:51 UTC ]
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Netflix is turning the classic comic book 'Bone' into a series

One of the comic book world's best-known series is finally coming to screens. Netflix has secured the rights to Jeff Smith's classic Bone, and intends to create an animated kids' series that covers the Bone cousins' trek through the desert. Smith t... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-10-17 00:10:00 UTC ]
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Honda Develops an Animated Comic Series to Promote Its 2020 Civic Hatchback

Honda is backing its redesigned 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback with animated comic series Revenge of the Biospiders on Facebook and Instagram. Revenge of the Biospiders debuted on National Comic Book Day Wednesday. Honda said in an email that it "focuses on an apocalyptic world where genetically... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-09-26 20:30:57 UTC ]
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8 New Comic Book Series for the End of Summer

The season may be winding down, but things are heating up for comics fans, with unusual plot lines and new kinds of heroes. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-20 16:54:57 UTC ]
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DC Universe’s Harley Quinn Brings Something New to a Comic Book TV Series: F-Bombs

During the past decade, Marvel and DC have created more than 20 TV shows featuring their superheroes and villains, but DC Universe's upcoming Harley Quinn series has something that none of those others does: lots and lots of F-bombs. The animated series, coming this fall to the DC Universe SVOD... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-07-23 18:14:43 UTC ]
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Stephen King and Owen King’s novel Sleeping Beauties is becoming a comic book series.

In more “thing becomes other thing” news, Sleeping Beauties, the more-than-700-page fantasy novel that Stephen King wrote with his son, Owen, is being adapted into a 10-part comic book series. The novel imagines a world in which all the women in the world except one have come down with a disease... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-16 19:06:16 UTC ]
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DC’s new Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen comic-book series will debut in July

Breaking: DC confirms two of the Daily Planet’s finest will be headlining new comic-book series. DC Comics is putting journalists in the spotlight with “Lois Lane,” from writer Greg Rucka and artist Mike Perkins, and “Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen,” from writer Matt Fraction and artist Steve Lieber.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix orders King Arthur series from comic legend Frank Miller

Netflix's fondness for comic book industry veterans isn't cooling off any time soon. The streaming giant has ordered Cursed, an Arthurian drama based on an impending novel co-authored by comic legend Frank Miller (of 300 and Sin City fame) and produ... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Nonplayer' comic series is being turned into a movie

You might not be familiar with Nonplayer right now, but if Legendary does it right, then everybody might know the name "Dana Stevens" in the future. According to Deadline, Legendary has acquired the movie rights to the beautifully drawn comic book se... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A new 'Rocko's Modern Life' comic book series is on the way

Exclusive: Ryan Ferrier and Ian McGinty announce their upcoming "Rocko's Modern Life" comic book series. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Graphic Novels, Series Debut at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, held July 19-23, DC Entertainment was one of a number of publishers unveiling new projects with its announcement of a new series celebrating the 25th anniversary of the character Harley Quinn. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Goosebumps Author R.L. Stine to Write Series of Marvel's Man-Thing Comics

Stine is achieving a "lifelong dream" by writing the comics, a five-issue series that debuts in February and will feature plenty of interdimensional weirdness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'Adventure Time's' Ice King is getting his own comic book series

His crown keeps him alive, but it also drove him crazy. A new "Adventure Time" comic book miniseries is on the way and it's centered around a truly heartbreaking character, the Ice King. "Adventure Time: Ice King" will be the first comic book series to focus exclusively on the princess-obsessed... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vertigo Debuts New Series at New York Comic Con

Vertigo is launching 12 new series and PW spoke with the creative teams from three of them: Twilight Children, Unfollow and Survivor's Club. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Peter Pan moves to WWII in a new comic book series

Captain Hook becomes a Nazi and Peter Pan is a freedom fighter in the series 'Peter Panzerfaust.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Luke Cage Meets a Villain Whose Superpower Is “Punching Luke Cage” In the Trailer For Luke Cage’s Next Season

Newton’s third law of comic book shows states that for every superhero, there is an equal and opposite supervillain, even if he or she doesn’t arrive until the second season. So it was inevitable that Luke Cage, the superhero defined by his invulnerability to physical harm, would face off... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2018-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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