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-Con's Rarest, Most Bizarre Comic Books

WIRED's special correspondent Cara Santa Maria hits the convention floor in search of the strangest comics ever published. Yep, DC actually put out a Superman vs. Muhammad Ali book in the late '70s. Super weird!     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic-Con 2013: A look at past comic books and a glimpse of the genre's future (+video)

Gerard Jones, author of 'Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book,' explains the origins of comic books, the hardships they went through, and where they are apt to go next.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Fans, New Books: Change Comes to San Diego Comic-Con 2018

Comic-Con featured the usual mobs of fans searching for movie and TV stars but the show also reflects ongoing change in the fan community, and publishers are presenting a broader selection of titles aimed at women, people of color, and the LGBTQ community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Comic-Con 2017: Debut Books and Highlights

Highlights at this year's SDCC including a celebration of the Jack Kirby Centennial that features a souvenir book and a new Kirby hardcover reprint volume from IDW, as well as debut books from Fantagraphics, First Second, Top Shelf and others. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Books From Telgemeier and Whedon Top Comic-Con Announcements.

The San Diego Comic-Con once again hosted 130,000 avid pop culture fans, and amid the excitement a great deal of publishing news was announced. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Preview Night: Looking for Books At Comic-Con

Despite the hype around blockbuster movies, indie publishers like Baby Tattoo, Top Cow and Top Shelf, manage to launch graphic novels of all kinds at Comic-Con International. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic-Con Preview Night: New Books From Image, Dark Horse, Archie, D&Q

The traditional kickoff night for Comic-Con attracted the usual mob of fans looking to get their first glimpse of a show floor full of comics, games, TV shows and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: How to Make the Perfect Comic Book TV Show

As the nation's geeks and nerds pack away their spandex and cardboard cosplay costumes (until October's New York Comic-Con of course) staff writer and office comic book aficionado Sam Thielman explains who should be TV's next smash hit superheroes.     Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2013-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New comic book shipments are delayed. But you can still support local comic shops

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced it will not be shipping new comic books to retailers "until further notice" due to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-25 00:11:33 UTC ]
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On the Pros and Cons of Comic Cons

Get some insights on comic book conventions, including pros, cons, tips, and even further reading, with this helpful guide to comic-cons. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-30 10:37:20 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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Mostly Books sold to 'passionate' book lover

Mostly Books in Abingdon has been sold to new owner Sarah Dennis, who has held a “long ambition” to run her own book business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With World Book Day, Cambridge University Press Reaches Out to Young Book Lovers

World Book Day on Thursday typically woos young people toward reading, but Cambridge University Press wants them on the payroll. The post With World Book Day, Cambridge University Press Reaches Out to Young Book Lovers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-01 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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Keeping the Comics in Comic Con

In recent years, as comics conventions become a showcase more for media properties, costumes, and celebrities, the question is whether there is still room for comics at Comic Con. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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