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  • The Unusual Life of Andy Kaufman: PW Talks with Box Brown

    In his new graphic biography, 'Is This Guy for Real? The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman,' cartoonist Box Brown documents the life of the eccentric comedian, actor and professional wrestling performer.

  • Abrams to Publish Sequel to John Lewis’ March Trilogy

    In August 2018 Abrams ComicArts will publish 'Run: Book One,' a sequel to Rep. John Lewis' National Book Award-winning civil rights graphic memoir, 'March.'

  • Comics Retailers Hope To Rebound in 2018

    Bad weather, political discord, and a changing market all contributed to a decline in sales last year—especially at comics shops.

  • Comics Industry Asks ‘NYT’ to Restore Graphic Bestseller Lists

    Agent Charlie Olsen has collected more than 400 signatures on a letter appealing to the 'New York Times' to restore the graphic bestseller lists that were eliminated last year.

  • DC Unveils Young Reader Graphic Novel Imprints

    DC Entertainment has recruited a lineup of notable authors to produce stories for two new graphic novel imprints for young readers: DC Ink for teens and DC Zoom for middle graders.

  • DBD’s Kuo-Yu Liang Joins ReedPop

    Kuo-Yu Liang, founder of Diamond Book Distributors and a key figure in the growth of graphic novels, is leaving DBD after 15 years to join pop culture convention organizer ReedPop as its global director of business development.

  • Science, Culture, and #MeToo in Whit Taylor’s ‘Ghost Stories’

    Award-winning self-published comics artist Whit Taylor makes her trade publishing debut with 'Ghost Stories,' a collection of old and new comics short stores that will be published this month by Rosarium Publishing.

  • PW’s Most-Read Comics Stories of 2017

    The 'New York Times' eliminating its Graphic Novel Bestseller List and the continued growth of manga sales in North America were among PW’s most popular articles about graphic novel publishing in 2017.

  • 'My Favorite Thing Is Monsters' Tops Annual 'PW' Graphic Novel Critics Poll

    Emil Ferris's surprise literary hit and bestselling debut graphic novel, 'My Favorite Thing is Monsters,' was the top vote-getter in PW's annual Graphic Novel Critics Poll.

  • ‘Bolivar’: A Q&A with Sean Rubin

    Created in a hybrid format that shifts between being a picture book and a longform graphic novel, Sean Rubin's 'Bolivar' is the story of an urbane dinosaur who lives in a city so busy no one seems to notice him.

  • Comic Arts Brooklyn 2017 Relocates to Pratt Campus

    Comic Arts Brooklyn 2017, an indie and self-published comics festival, relocated this year to a spacious new venue on the Pratt Institute, allowing the show to dramatically increase the number of participating publishers and artists.

  • Photo Mania: Comic Arts Brooklyn 2017

    Comic Arts Brooklyn, the annual Brookyn indie and self-published comics and graphic novel festival, drew big crowds of fans to the Pratt Institute, a new venue this year on the campus of the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.

  • ICAF 2017: Mixing Comics Scholarship, Pop Culture in Seattle

    The International Comic Art Forum 2017, an academic conference showcasing the growth of the scholarly study of comics, brought artists, publishers and academics to Seattle for the annual event.

  • Scholastic to Publish 'Phoenix' Comic

    Scholastic today announced the North American debut of 'The Phoenix,' a U.K.-based weekly, all-ages anthology comic published by David Fickling.

  • Investigating Drones, Bad Data and Civilian Deaths In ‘Verax’

    In this complex work of graphic nonfiction writer Pratap Chatterjee and artist Khalil Bendib, delve deeply into the global market for espionage technology, revealing the disturbing reasons behind growing civilian casualties from U.S. drone warfare in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

  • Panel Mania: Two Deluxe Collections of Doctor Who Comics

    Titan Comics will release two deluxe hardcover collections of comics based on the wildly popular Doctor Who TV show, 'Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Complete Year One' and 'Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor Complete Year,' will be published on November 21.

  • Lion Forge Acquires Comics Site The BEAT

    Fast-growing indie graphic novel publisher Lion Forge has acquired The BEAT, a comics trade news site founded by PW graphic novels reviews editor Heidi MacDonald. As a result, MacDonald is leaving PW to focus on directing The BEAT on a full-time basis.

  • Comics Shops Fight Bookstores In the Race to Sell Graphic Novels

    At a time when American comics and graphic novels have never been more popular, the way these works are purchased is being transformed by a new wave of consumers.

  • NYCC 2017: Manga Sales Continue to Rise

    U.S. manga sales continue to grow thanks to the popularity of such series as Pokeman, Legend of Zelda, Fairy Tail, My Hero Academia and others.

  • New York Comic Con 2017: All Our Coverage

    Publishers Weekly has all the news about and from New York Comic Con 2017—including daily updates, podcasts and more. We have exclusive interviews, photos and all the rest of the action from the beginning of the show until the end, all collected right here.

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