U.S. Comics Publishers Tap A Rich Vein of Eurocomics

More U.S. trade book publishers than ever are licensing Franco-Belgian, Italian, Spanish, and northern European comics and offering new frontlist titles and archival collections in English translations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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British Comics Publishers in a Changing Marketplace: ‘We Want To Do More Comics’

'Comics are one of the few things that kids get to choose themselves,' says one panelist at London Book Fair, as British comics publishers talk transition. The post British Comics Publishers in a Changing Marketplace: ‘We Want To Do More Comics’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-22 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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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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Christian Publishers Tap into Grittier Side of Fiction

Novelists no longer shy away from tough issues readers are facing such as mental illness, racial inequity, sexual harassment and abuse, trafficking, and domestic violence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Wave Blue World Debuts New Model for Publishing Comics

A Wave Blue World is an independent comics and graphic novel publisher with an unusual model. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Post-Pandemic Comics: IDW’s New Publisher Looks Ahead

'PW' talks with newly appointed executives, IDW publisher Nachie Marsham and IDW v-p of sales Blake Kobashigawa, about adapting to a comics and graphic novel marketplace that has been reshaped by the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus has stacked odds against indies further, BHP Comics publisher warns

Coronavirus has stacked the odds against indie presses even further, BHP Comics publisher Sha Nasir has said, warning he will have to completely change his firm's business model as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-31 14:53:02 UTC ]
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Diamond Comic Halts Payments to Publishers

Diamond Comic Distributors, the largest distributor of comics in North America, announced that it will not pay publishers and other vendors this week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Audio partners with comic book publisher Rebellion

Penguin Random House UK has announced a new partnership between its audio division and Rebellion, a publisher of comic books, fiction and video games, in response to increasing demand for science fiction audio. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 22:09:16 UTC ]
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Is a New Publisher Called Bad Idea Actually Good For Comics?

Bad Idea is a newly launched comics publisher designed to revive monthly periodical comics and provide economic support to direct market comics shops. Beginning in May the house will publish a limited number of monthly serials by popular artists, sold exclusively via comics shops. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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To Grow Consumer Revenue, Publishers Tap Into Communities Within Communities

Innovative paid content programs and direct-to-consumer strategies are reshaping sustainable revenue models. What can publishers learn from marketers of personalized dog food, Merino wool sneakers or vegan meal subscriptions? The lesson is clear: find niche passions, eliminate middlemen and get... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-10 21:05:05 UTC ]
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Dead Reckoning, Marvel Team to Publish ‘Atlas at War’ Combat Comics

Dead Reckoning, the graphic novel imprint of the Naval Institute Press, has teamed with Marvel Comics to produce 'Atlas at War,' a hardcover collection of classic combat comics stories created by a group of now-acclaimed artists, among them Jack Kirby, Bernie Krigstein, and John Severin. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Next 50 Years of Comics Publishing

The San Diego Comic-Con’s half century of celebrating comics and the broader popular culture serves to mark how much the landscape of popular culture has changed since its inception 50 years ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic Publisher Turning Mueller Report Into Graphic Novel

Editor Justin Eisinger says illustrating the controversial report is "the easiest way to get people to actually read it.” Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-06-21 23:40:17 UTC ]
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As Comic Book Industry Grows, Smaller Publishers Learn to Adapt

Midtown Comics in New York. Movie and TV adaptations have fueled growth in the comic book industry: Sales in 2018 rose $80 million from the previous year. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lion Forge Is A New Kind of Comics Publisher

Launched in 2012 as a digital startup, the St. Louis comics publisher is rapidly expanding and looking to take advantage of demographic changes in the North American comics marketplace. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Billy Bunter' deal sees Oxford publisher amass huge comic collection

Oxford company Rebellion now has the world's biggest collection of English language comic book properties. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic Book Publishers, Faced With Flagging Sales, Look to Streaming

Inside the DC Universe Experience at Comic-Con International in San Diego. DC Entertainment used the interactive experience to promote its upcoming streaming service. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A New Comics Publisher Targets Libraries

Lion Forge’s higher-ups discuss the publisher’s efforts to support librarians and grow its presence in the library and school market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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