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  • Panel Mania: Djeliya: A West African Fantasy Epic by Juni Ba

    Juni Ba's dazzling new graphic novel 'Djeliya' is the story of two humbled royal elites on a desperate mission to restore their kingdom, which was destroyed by a mysterious wizard in a tower. A seven-page excerpt.

  • Panel Mania: Chartwell Manor: A Comics Memoir by Glenn Head

    Cartoonist Glenn Head’s graphic memoir 'Chartwell Manor' is a disturbing chronicle of adolescent abuse, a jarring record of deep trauma, and an artful tribute to the power of memory and truth. A five page excerpt.

  • Libraries Look to Sustain Surge in Graphic Novels

    Libraries are looking to maintain readers' interest in graphic novels as lockdowns are lifted.

  • New Crowdfunder Offers Fundraising Plus Support

    Zoop is a new crowdfunding platform designed to fund comics and other pop culture projects and offers a suite of support services to help organizers run and fulfill their campaigns.

  • Panel Mania: Adora and The Distance by Marc Bernadin and Ariela Kristantina

    'Adora and the Distance' by Marc Bernadin with art by Ariela Kristantina is the story of a young girl named Adora who takes off on a fantastic journey with a mysterious force called the Distance in relentless pursuit written. This is an eight-page excerpt.

  • Black Life, Chicago Comics: A Conversation with Dan Nadel

    Dan Nadel’s 'It’s Life as I See It: Black Cartoonists in Chicago 1940-1980' is an anthology of the works of a long overlooked group of talented Black cartoonists, and the catalog of an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

  • St. Mark's Comics to Reopen in Brooklyn’s Industry City

    St. Mark's Comics, the venerable East Village comics, graphic novel and pop culture retailer that closed in 2019 after 36 years, announced plans to reopen with a new store in Industry City in Brooklyn on July 30.

  • Legendary Comics Launches YA Graphic Novel Imprint

    The graphic novel division of film producer Legendary Entertainment is launching a young adult imprint, Legendary Comics YA, along with a slate of five graphic novels.

  • Black Sands Publishing Launches Digital Comics App

    The new Black Sands Publishing digital comics app is the latest move by a Black-owned publishing venture that has used social media and crowdfunding platforms to sell its books and to raise more than $1 million over the last year to fund its plans for growth.

  • Panel Mania: WAKE: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts by Rebecca Hall and Hugo Martinez

    'WAKE: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts' by Rebecca Hall and Hugo Martinez is a riveting combination of memoir and inspirational scholarship. In this eight-page excerpt Hall's efforts to research a slave revolt in 1712 mark the first steps of a quest that will take her to 18th century archives in New York and England.

  • Honest and Emotional: Lee Lai’s Graphic Novel Debut

    Lee Lai's debut graphic novel 'Stone Fruit' digs deep into its characters, offering subtle moments, sharp dialogue and sweeping watercolor washes.

  • Segura Leaves Archie to Join Oni-Lion Forge

    Alex Segura, previously co-president of Archie Comics, has been named senior v-p of sales and marketing at the Oni-Lion Forge Publishing Group.

  • A Graphic Novel to Grow On: Close-up on BonHyung Jeong

    A middle grade story about sibling rivalry helps chart a new course for Yen Press. (Sponsored)

  • Streaming Anime Lifts Manga Sales

    A combination of streaming anime tied to popular manga titles and binge-reading fans trapped at home by the pandemic is driving record increases in manga sales.

  • Panel Mania: Miles Morales Shock Waves by Justin A. Reynolds and Pablo Leon

    Young adult novelist Justin A. Reynolds and artist Pablo Leon’s 'Miles Morales Shockwaves' is a middle grade graphic novel starring the young Afro-Latino Spidey in a lively adventure showcasing his mother’s Puerto Rican heritage. In this 12-page excerpt Miles gets some advice from Peter Parker before taking on this new mystery.

  • Marvel, PRHPS Post Video Update on Comics Distribution Pact

    PRH Publisher Services and Marvel have released a 12-minute video retailer update on their new distribution deal.

  • Streaming TV, Films Drive Surge in Graphic Novel Sales

    Many of the biggest hits on such streaming services as Netflix, and Disney+, have been adapted from comics and graphic novels. Publishers have learned to scramble to be sure that the books these shows are based on are available when demand spikes.

  • Panel Mania: Save It For Later: Promises, Protest, and Parenthood by Nate Powell

    'Save It for Later: Promises, Parenthood, and the Urgency of Protest' by Nate Powell, artist for John Lewis’s acclaimed Civil Rights graphic memoir the March trilogy, is a deeply felt collection of comics essays exploring the conflicts and emotional scars of living through the Trump era. An eight-page excerpt.

  • Inelegant Connections: PW Talks with Will McPhail

    Popular 'New Yorker' cartoonist Will McPhail branches out with his first long form graphic novel 'In', to be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in May.

  • Panel Mania: MPLS Sound by Joseph Illidge, Hannibal Tabu and Meredith Laxton

    'MPLS Sound' is a new graphic novel by Joe Illidge, Hannibal Tabu, and Meredith Laxton that explores the music scene in 1970s Minneapolis and the impact of Prince through the experiences of Starchild, a fictional band organized by Theresa, a young guitarist. In this 8-page preview, a surprised Theresa receives an eccentric invitation to a mysterious audition.

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