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  • Love, Life and Manga: Moyoco Anno Talks With ‘PW’

    Acclaimed manga artist Moyoco Anno is best known as one of the most influential creators in the josei manga genre—Japanese comics aimed at older women. She talked with PW about her life creating manga, women in Japan and life married to a Japanese pop culture star, when you're a pop culture star yourself.

  • Kickstarter Diary Chapter 2: Rewards and Goals—Running the Numbers

    Once I’d made up my mind I was going to do a Kickstarter campaign, the first thing I needed to do was figure out how the math was going to work—and there were a lot of numbers to run.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: 6/30-7/6

    Florida Supercon in Miami, FL; Mike Mignola in Manhattan Beach, CA; Ed Brubaker in Los Angeles, CA; Matt Smith in Cambridge, MA.

  • Madefire Launches On Windows 8 with Free Transformers Comics

    Madefire, the "motion book” digital comics platform, has expanded to the Windows 8 operating system, launching with a free five-installment Transformers comic exclusive to their app.

  • CBLDF Debuts 'Banned Books Handbook' at ALA Las Vegas

    The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has released its first 'Banned Books Week Handbook,' a free resource for librarians, retailers and fans to use during this year's Banned Books Week, which will focus on comics and graphic novels.

  • A Kickstarter Drive to Fund AEON and ‘Black Jack’

    The comics character Aaron Day, better known as Black Jack, is an African American adventurer created by comics writer, playwright and educator Alex Simmons. A Kickstarter campaign has been started to support Black Jack and the launch of AEON, a new online gaming, comics and animation platform.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: 6/23-6/29

    Tamaki, Moynihan, Kim Signing in Los Angeles, CA; "Truth Is Fragmentary" Launch in Brooklyn, NY; Comics & Medicine Conference in Baltimore, MD; "Dead Boy Detectives" Launch Party in London, U.K.; Albuquerque Comic Expo in Albuquerque, NM

  • Kickstarter Campaign Diary, Part 1: What Am I Getting Myself Into?

    Thinking of Kickstarting a book? Follow along with this weekly diary of what works, what doesn't, and how to figure costs and navigate the Kickstarter process.

  • 7 Crowdfunded Comics to Check Out

    Seven new and notable comics-related projects that are worthy of attention—or support, including "transmedia" storytelling, a "Cringe"-worthy collection, Tezuka on Mars, and the truth behind the fall of Rome.

  • ReedPop's Special Edition Debuts on Crowded Three-Show Weekend

    On a weekend that saw three regional comics-themed shows, ReedPop launched Special Edition, a new, smaller comics show that is an "event concept" and is likely to be used as model for launching smaller comics shows around the country.

  • Panel Mania: A First Look at Telgemeier's 'Sisters'

    A first look at Raina Telgemeier's eagerly awaited "Sisters," which explores the complicated feelings that follow when the author gets a baby sister.

  • Hybrid, Quirky Graphic Novels from Conundrum Press

    Conundrum Press is yet another notable Canadian indie comics press specializing in a distinctive list of graphic novels and comics-related books. The house publishes such highly regarded artists as Joe Ollman, David Collier, Jimmy Beaulieu, and Meags Fitzgerald.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: 6/16-6/22

    "(Super)Hero with 1,000 Faces" in London, U.K.; HeroesCon 2014 in Charlotte, NC; Amazing Las Vegas Comic Convention in Las Vegas, NV; "Stripped" Screening in Santa Rosa, CA

  • Photo Mania: New Comics Show, Special Edition 2014

    The first Special Edition, a new and smaller comics show launched by ReedPop, organizer of the blockbuster New York Comic Con, debuted at the Javits Convention Center this past weekend, June 14–15. PW Comics World was on hand all weekend to photograph the artists, publishers and fans at Special Edition 2014.

  • Dark Horse to Republish Brian Wood's 'New York Four/Five,' 'DEMO'

    Dark Horse has acquired several backlist titles by comics writer Brian Wood originally published by Vertigo and Minx, DC’s now defunct graphic novel imprint for teen girls, with plans to publish new editions in the fall and in 2015.

  • New Special Edition Comics Show Debuts June 14-15 at Javits Center

    Special Edition, a new and smaller comics convention organized by New York Comic Con organizer ReedPOP, debuts this weekend, June 14-15 at Javits North, a smaller hall at the North end of the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.

  • Comixology Inks Deal to Offer Viz Digital Manga

    U.S. manga publisher Viz Media and digital comics marketplace Comixology announced an agreement that will bring Viz’s manga line to the Comixology platform in North America.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: 6/9-6/15

    Fingus Apocalypticon Opening+Reception in New York, NY; Sam Alden and Ohara Hale in Montreal, Quebec; Oslo Comics Expo in Oslo, Norway; Denver Comic Con in Denver, CO; New York Comic Fest in White Plains, NY; Special Edition NYC in New York, NY.

  • Jet City, Comixology Offer Digital Comic of Hugh Howey’s ‘Wool’

    Amazon’s Jet City Comics imprint is serializing the comics adaptation of sci-fi novelist Hugh Howey’s 'Wool' simultaneously on Comixology and Amazon.

  • Panel Mania: 'Cat Dad, King of The Goblins' Offers The Unexpected

    Britt Wilson's slapstick fantasy 'Cat Dad, King of the Goblins' kicks off Koyama Press's new line of kids comics.

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