To Promote Her Upcoming Show, This Finnish Pop Star Appeared as an AR Cartoon in a Donald Duck Comic Book

While brands have experimented with augmented reality on surfaces ranging from murals to milk cartons, a Finnish pop star is using the technology to layer herself into a comic book. To promote her sold-out show next month, Sanni, one of Finland's favorite artists, and her label Warner Music Finland decided to insert her into Finland's... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The stars of ‘Shazam!’ on bringing the ‘Big’-meets-Superman comic book film to life

Sitting down in a back room at a Dave & Buster’s restaurant in Hollywood, actors Zachary Levi, Asher Angel and Jack Dylan Grazer are amped-up — and not just because they’ve been playing Tomb Raider and Space Invaders arcade games for 20 minutes. In recent days, the three have been watching... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Asian-Pop Makes Big Showing at New York Comic Con 2018

Japanese and Asian pop culture had a big presence in the exhibit hall floor at New York Comic Con at the Javits Center; while uptown at Pier 94 ReedPop launched a new anime and manga festival to mixed reviews from fans and exhibitors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Taps Pop Star Gerard Way to Launch New Comics Imprint

Looking to revitalize its comics for a new generation of readers, DC is launching Young Animal, a new imprint of edgy superhero titles under the direction of pop music star Gerard Way. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Florence the superhero: the comics giving pop stars superpowers

The comic-writing duo behind Marvel’s Young Avengers are giving pop stars the superhero treatment. Enter the gorgeous, fantastical worlds of Phonogram and WicDiv“We often say Phonogram is music criticism,” says Kieron Gillen, shaking off jetlag, having just flown back from San Diego Comic... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For TV shows based on books or comics, fans are a mixed blessing

During a recent talk show chat, "Game of Thrones" actress Maisie Williams revealed she had listened to fans' online opinions when crafting her scrappy Arya Stark character, originally written as a left-handed swordswoman in George R.R. Martin's book series. "The fans are so die-hard; they're... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic Book Artist Phil Noto Drew A Stunning Poster For "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Everything about this is perfect—even the weird new lightsaber.There are a huge number of things that make Star Wars unique in terms of how movies are marketed—but one that doesn't get discussed much is the fact that the series' posters and one-sheets, rather than being photoshopped assemblages... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hillary Clinton wins over crowd with humor while promoting her upcoming book

Hillary Clinton spoke about her upcoming book at the Association of American Publishers' annual gathering. The work is scheduled to be released this June. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Moroccan Book & Comics Festivals Promote East/West Dialogue

Rabat is a hotbed of literary activity, with the Etonnants Voyageurs literary festival opening today, and the International Comics Festival coming next month. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson's book sales spike following controversy

Phil Robertson was temporarily removed from 'Duck Dynasty' after he made controversial comments in an interview.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Freedom of speech doesn't entitle Duck Dynasty star to reality TV show | Jill Filipovic

Phil Robertson was suspended by A&E for bigoted comments in GQ. Conservatives cry foul, but it hardly violates his rightsThe right to free speech isn't just a fundamental American value; it's enshrined in the first amendment to our constitution. If only the most loud-mouthed among us... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ellen Page Could Be Your New Comic Book Action Star

Ellen Page is reportedly talking to 20th Century Fox to headline a big-screen adaptation of Greg Rucka's Queen & Country. Could she be the next big comic-book-inspired action star?     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-09-10 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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Paula Deen to star in comic book

Bluewater President Darren Davis states that a 'Female Force’ comic book featuring Deen will be published this October despite recent controversy over alleged racial slurs made by Deen.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Katy Perry to star in new comic book

US pop star Katy Perry will become the latest celebrity to be depicted in the biography comic book Fame series, publisher Bluewater Productions says. Continue reading at Stuff

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Amazing DIY Comic Book Craft Ideas For Old Comics

Here are some great comic book craft ideas for things to DIY with the comics you don’t want any more but just can’t bear to let go. Continue reading at Book Riot

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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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SAS star Ollerton to publish second book with Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books UK is publishing a second book with ex-Special Forces soldier Matthew "Ollie" Ollerton, the star of Channel 4's show "SAS: Who Dares Wins", in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 12:19:26 UTC ]
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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

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