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  • Breakout Graphic Memoir ‘Arab of the Future’ Coming to U.S.

    A literary prizewinner and French bestseller, Riad Sattouff's 'Arab of The Future,' the story of his childhood growing in Syria and Libya, will published by Metropolitan Books in October.

  • TCAF Grows as D&Q Gets New Publisher

    News of a change at the helm of leading graphic novel publisher Drawn & Quarterly was the talk of this year's Toronto Comic Arts Festival, which saw growth in attendees and exhibitors.

  • Photo Mania: Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2015

    Held in the Toronto Reference Library building, the Toronto Comic Arts Festival reinforced its reputation as one of the best comics arts festivals in the world, attracting an international slate of artists, publishers, fans, and comics-loving librarians

  • Panel Mania: From Zero to 'The Hero' with David Rubin

    An exclusive first look at the U.S. version of David Rubin's "The Hero," in which Heracles and his labors get a brilliant modern day interpretation.

  • Jillian Tamaki’s Troubled, Magical Teens

    Jillian Tamaki's follow-up to her award-winning 'This One Summer' is a darkly humorous look at the foibles of super-powered teen students that confirms Tamaki's place as one of the most exciting cartoonists today.

  • The U.N. Turns to Comics to Promote Global Goals

    In collaboration with Reading With Pictures and a number of publishers, the United Nations is planning The Comics Guide to Global Goals, a series of 17 comics that address the world's toughest development problems.

  • DC Debuts Line of Super Hero Graphic Novels, Merchandise for Girls

    In a new venture targeting girls ages 6-12, DC Comics is teaming with Random House, Mattel and Lego to release a multifaceted line of print and digital content and merchandise based on its female superheroes.

  • With New Film, 'Diary of a Teenage Girl' Gets New Edition

    First published 13 years ago, Phoebe Gloeckner’s acclaimed graphic novel 'Diary of a Teenage Girl' is getting a new, revised edition in anticipation of the August release of an independent film based on the book.

  • Manga Publishers Try Games, Erotica to Grow Market

    The U.S. manga market is growing again and publishers are turning to related products--from prose tie-ins and games to accessories and apparel--to reel in even more consumers.

  • MoCCA Festival Must Move Again After Successful 2015 Event

    Despite having to find new digs for 2016, this year's show was upbeat and crowded, featuring appearances by comics legends Scott McCloud and Aline Kominsky-Crumb, alongside a younger generation that included Jillian Tamaki, Michel Fiffe and Noelle Stevenson.

  • Panel Mania: Joie de vivre in Pénélope Bagieu’s 'Exquisite Corpse'

    French superstar Pénélope Bagieu’s makes her first English-language appearance with a fresh, breezy tale of a young woman who has never set foot in a bookstore who encounters a reclusive author.

  • Photo Mania: MoCCA Arts Festival 2015

    This year's MoCCA Art Fest featured comics legends like Aline Kominsky-Crumb and lots of new comers like Kris Mukai, who was awarded a MoCCA Arts Fest 2015 Award of Excellence. Despite having to find a new venue for next year, this year's show was full of enthusiasm and lots of great indie comics and graphic novels.

  • Scribd’s Comics Launch Its Most Successful Yet

    Comics had an "explosive" launch on Scribd's subscription e-book platform in February. And here's an exclusive look at who's using the service and what they're reading.

  • Epic Queer Web Comic 'TJ and Amal' Coming to Print

    Chicago indie publisher Iron Circus raised $65k on Kickstarter to fund the mammoth 520-page omnibus edition, coming in 2015.

  • Manga for Foodies: 6 Delicious New Titles

    Japan, the land of ramen and sushi, also has a thriving subgenre of food and cooking manga. Here is a sampling of recently released comics about cooking and eating.

  • Panel Mania: The Heart-Stealing Whimsy of 'The Kurdles'

    In this gorgeous debut graphic novel, animator Robert Goodin weaves a magical all-ages tale of a lost teddy bear trying to save her new home.

  • 14 Great Environmental Comics

    For Earth Day, here are 14 environmentally-conscious comics that cover topics from climate change to pollution, deforestation, rising sea levels, and more.

  • Manga Publishing Update, Spring 2015

    North American manga publishers continue to recover from the double whammy of recession and a market correction in the late 2000s.

  • Famous Monsters To Launch Comic Book Line

    Veteran comics creators including Paul Tobin and Steve Niles are on board for the debut of the new American Gothic Press line of comics this summer.

  • Teenage Artist's Self-Published Graphic Novel Gets Big Time Blurbs

    How a teenager got acclaimed comics artists Jeff Smith, Lucy Knisley and Hope Larson to blurb her self-published book.

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