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  • Jeff Smith, Billy Ireland Library Plan New Ohio Comics Show

    The new show, Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, will launch with a two-day show in Columbus, Ohio in 2015 and transition to an annual four-day comics festival in Fall 2016.

  • 12 Awesome Comics About Outer Space

    Now that 'Interstellar,' Hollywood's latest space spectacle, has opened and the Rosetta space probe's historic touchdown on a comet, here are 12 comics about blasting into outer space.

  • Panel Mania: 'Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen' Gets Meta

    Dylan Horrocks returns with another exploration of comics, creativity, and how they all fit into a world that doesn't seem to recognize or reward them.

  • Consortium to Distribute Alternative Comics, Secret Acres

    Indie graphic novel publishers Secret Acres and Alternative Comics have signed with Consortium for distribution; the Minneapolis-based distributor has been very proactive in courting new graphic novels publishers as clients.

  • Five Trends To Watch in Digital Comics for 2015

    Six months after Amazon's purchase of Comixology, new patterns are emerging in the digital comics marketplace. Here's a look at what's ahead.

  • Madefire, JumpStart Debut Neopet Motion Books

    Madefire, creator of the Motion Books interactive comics platform, is teaming up with educational games creator JumpStart to create motion books digital stories for its Neopets online community.

  • Photo Mania: Comic Arts Brooklyn 2014

    Organized by Brooklyn independent comics bookstore Desert Island, Comic Arts Brooklyn, aka CAB, held its annual festival of indie and self-published comics at the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Nov. 8-9.

  • Panel Mania: 'Spera' Is A Dazzling Fantasy Showcase

    Josh Tierney's webcomic 'Spera' showcases an international cast of artists that gained prominence through the internet, including Giannis Milonogiannis.

  • Webcast: Comics: Breaking the Mold in Bookstores and Libraries

    Join PW Graphic Novel Reviews editor Heidi MacDonald, Thursday November 13 at 1:00 pm on the PW webcast, in conversation with comics publishers from Animal Media, Dark Horse and Viz Media, about the changing readership of comics and graphic novels.

  • Vado Reveals Plans for APE in San Jose

    Dan Vado, founder of the Alternative Press Expo, is running the show again after 19 years. He talks about his plans for the pioneering West Coast indie comics festival after it relocates to San Jose.

  • Al Jazeera Web Comic Looks at Big Data and the Future of Privacy

    Al Jazeera America has released 'Terms of Service,' an online graphic novel that is part of the network’s strategy of tapping into new forms of storytelling. 

  • Kobo Adds Marvel Digital Graphic Novels

    E-book retailer Kobo has reached an agreement with Marvel Comics to sell digital editions of its collected graphic novels.

  • Fulcrum Publishing Adds Nonfiction Graphic Novels

    Fulcrum has plans to publish at least three nonfiction graphic novels a year for the foreseeable future, marketing not only to the general trade but also to comics specialty shops, libraries, and especially, schools.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: 10/20–10/26

    'Seth's Dominion' Screening in Montréal, Canada; An Evening with Marjane Satrapi in Columbus, OH; Locust Moon Comics Festival in Philadelphia, PA

  • Diversity and Pop Culture Reign at New York Comic Con

    With 151,000 attendees, this year’s edition of the New York Comic Con had the largest crowd ever announced at a North American con. And despite the size, it seemed to be an overwhelmingly peaceful celebration of pop culture, and the diversification of fandom.

  • Panel Mania: 'Aama The Invisible Throng' Journeys Through Space And Time

    Swiss cartoonist Frederik Peeters' sci-fi series, Aama continues Verloc Nim's reluctant space journey with his brother Conrad and the android chimpanzee, Churchill, as they search to uncover any material relating to the mysterious experiment known as Aama.

  • No Shortage of Kids' Comics at New York Comic Con

    Remember when comics grew up and got serious? Publishers have come full circle and now cater to young readers with new comics and graphic novels and tie-ins to old favorites.

  • ‘Attack on Titan’ Drives Manga Rebound at New York Comic Con

    Manga sales were brisk at New York Comic Con as droves of fans turned out to clamor over hit series Attack on Titan and classic properties like Sailor Moon; while Super star manga artist Takeshi Obata made his first trip to a North American comics show.

  • Photo Mania: New York Comic Con 2014

    PW Comics World was at New York Comic Con, held October 9-12 at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, to bring back the news and memorable photographs of the show.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: 10/13–10/19

    Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang in Los Angeles, CA; Nick Dragotta in Santa Clara, CA; The Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal, Cumbria, UK; F.A.C.T.S. convention in Ghent, Belgium

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