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  • French Publisher Strikes Landmark Deal with Comixology

    With the release of more than 150 English-language graphic novels, Delcourt takes a major step to raise the profile of French graphic novels in the North American comics market.

  • Graphic Novel, Comics Market Rises to $935 Million in 2014

    Led by increases in the book trade, 2014 sales of graphic novels and periodical comics in North America rose in every sales channel except the newsstand, where sales of periodical comics declined.

  • First Look: 'Dressing' for Success with Michael DeForge

    In this exclusive preview of the short story collection 'Dressing,' we present a complete short story by acclaimed cartoonist Michael DeForge.

  • Madefire Inks E-Deals with IDW, Kodansha

    While Comixology continues to dominate the digital comics marketplace, some publishers are adding their comics to the Madefire digital platform.

  • Hoopla, DC Comics Ink Library Digital Pact

    Library content service Hoopla Digital is broadening its recently launched comics category with new graphic novel content from DC Comics.

  • Image Comics, Trajectory Ink Digital Distribution Deal

    Through the deal, Image will expand the availability of its digital comics to retailers and libraries in North America, the U.K., Europe, South America and China.

  • Dark Horse Finally Debuts on Comixology

    Dark Horse, the last major comics house to withhold its titles from Comixology--the dominant digital comics marketplace--has signed an agreement to start selling its list via the platform.

  • Z2 Comics Debuts Shadmi’s ‘Abaddon,’ in Fall 2015

    New York indie comics publisher Z2 Comics is publishing Koren Shadmi's surreal web comic turned graphic novel in the fall, along with a new edition of 'Harvey Pekar's Cleveland', the posthumously released 2012 graphic memoir, and a new line of periodical comics

  • D&Q Marks 25 Years of Great Literary Comics

    Twenty-five years after its birth as the publisher of a modest comics anthology, Montreal-based Drawn & Quarterly has become one of North America’s most acclaimed literary graphic novel publishers.

  • Marvel, Comixology Renew, Expand Sales Deal to Kindle

    Digital Comics marketplace Comixology has renewed its exclusive sales agreement with Marvel Comics, and expanded the deal to include sales via Amazon's Kindle Platform.

  • Process Mania: The Making of Jonathan Case's 'The New Deal'

    Artist Jonathan Case shares an exclusive look at the art process for 'The New Deal,' his historical graphic novel due this fall from Dark Horse.

  • Liew’s 'Charlie Chan Hock Chye' Draws Controversy, Acclaim

    Overcoming government objections to its content, Sonny Liew's graphic novel biography of Singapore cartoonist Charlie Chan Hock Chye has been a hit and will be publishing in the US next year.

  • Special Edition: NYC Attendance Up 40%

    Despite taking place at a new venue with some quirks, attendance for ReedPOP’s Special Edition: NYC was up 40% from 2014, its inaugural year.

  • Comics Retailer Survey: Good Sales Get Better in 2015

    Sales of periodical comics and graphic novels may not have been as robust throughout 2014 as they were in recent years, but an exceptional holiday shopping season ended the year on a high note for comics retailers. PW’s Annual Comics Retailer Survey, found an increase in sales in 2014 that has only grown stronger heading into 2015.

  • BookCon 2015: Four Bestselling Cartoonists Meet Their Fans

    Held on Saturday morning at BookCon, the Comics Are Awesome panel, offered inside information from four bestselling cartoonist/writers: Ben Hatke, Raina Telgemeier, Jennifer Holm and Jeff Smith.

  • 13 Great LGBTQ Comics

    Here are 13 comics about the LGBTQ experience, from classics to contemporary sensations.

  • Panel Mania: Return to Carcosa in Culbard’s ‘The King in Yellow’

    Horror master INJ Culbard has adapted 'True Detective' inspiration 'The King in Yellow,' Robert W. Chambers's famed tale of a forbidden play that drives all to madness.

  • BEA 2015: Kids' Comics On the Rise

    Sales of comics for kids and YA readers continue to grow in the book trade along with the number and variety of kids comics spotlighted at BEA from such publishers as Andrews McMeel, Papercutz, Toon Books, Scholastic, and others.

  • BEA 2015: Comics, Graphic Novels In Demand

    Comics were a lively presence throughout BEA and BookCon with all the latest trends in the category on display, including lots of kids comics and a continuing demand for Image Comics and genres beyond the dominant super hero category.

  • Citing Book Trade Growth, Dark Horse Promotes Nine

    With sales up 30% over the last three years, the indie comics publisher has announced a slate of promotions intended to prepare the house for further expansion.

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