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  • 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.

  • NYCC 2017 Kids' Comics: Don’t Throw Out That Spinner Rack!

    This year’s slate of New York Comic Con announcements included both graphic novels and periodical comics aimed at children and teens.

  • New York Comic Con 2017 Sells Record 200,000 Tickets

    New York Comic Con attracted a record crowd of 200,000 to the Javits Convention Center and a variety of venues around New York City, including the New York Public Library, for a week of presentations and events celebrating comics, graphic novels and a wide range of popular culture.

  • Photo Mania: New York Comic Con 2017

    New York Comic Con 2017, held October 5-8 at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, attracted a record number of attendees. Publishers Weekly was on hand to bring back images of the artists, publishers and fans attending the annual celebration of comics, graphic novels and popular culture.

  • NYCC 2017: As Graphic Novels Grow In Trade, Comics Shops Struggle

    At this year's New York Comic Con, ICv2 presented its annual findings on the graphic novel marketplace, which see book format comics growing but periodical sales declining.

  • Jane Eyre Moves to Brooklyn in Boom’s Graphic Novel Adaptation

    Screenwriter and 'Crazy Ex-girlfriend' executive producer Aline Brosh McKenna has adapted Charlotte Brontë's classic as a contemporary graphic novel.

  • Politics Take Center Stage at the Small Press Expo 2017

    This year's Small Press Expo served as a platform for the indie comics community to respond to issues of politics, race, and gender; celebrate Annie Koyama and 10 years of Koyama Press, and hail the works of newcomers Emil Ferris and Tillie Walden.

  • Humanoids Adds Graphic Novel Lines for Kids and Adults

    European graphic novel publisher Humanoids is adding Humanoids Kids, a new line of graphic novels for children and young adults, and Slice of Life, a new line of books focused on a variety of material aimed at older readers.

  • Bring Your Bitcoins to Meltdown Comics

    The L.A. shop made headlines in 2014 when it became the first comic book store in the country to accept transactions paid in bitcoin. Three years later, it's still the only one.

  • Manga Houses Shift Focus to Anime Expo over San Diego

    Over the last few years, manga publishers have been shifting their focus and exhibition marketing dollars to Anime Expo, a major show focused on manga, anime and Japanese pop culture based in L.A., over the San Diego Comic-Con International. The trend continued this year.

  • At San Diego Comic-Con, Diversity in Content and Consumers is Key

    The recent San Diego Comic-Con offered a window into the steady transformation of the North American comics industry and its fans.

  • A Renewed Focus on Graphic Novels at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

    This year's show marked continuing demand for graphic novels, driven by children's graphic novels and highlighted by the launch of new imprints at comics houses and at traditional New York trade book houses.

  • Photo Mania: San Diego Comic-Con 2017

    The San Diego Comic-Con International, held July 19-23, brings together the full range of the international pop culture world and Publishers Weekly was there to capture images of the events, artists, publishers and fans attending the biggest pop culture festival in North America.

  • Yen Press to Launch JY, a Kids’ Graphic Novel Imprint in Fall 2017

    Yen Press has announced plans to launch JY, a middle grade graphic novel imprint in fall 2017, named after Yen deputy publisher JuYoun Lee.

  • New Graphic Novels, Series Debut at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

    At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, held July 19-23, DC Entertainment was one of a number of publishers unveiling new projects with its announcement of a new series celebrating the 25th anniversary of the character Harley Quinn.

  • San Diego Comic-Con 2017: All Our Coverage

    Stay up to date on all the latest news about San Diego Comic-Con 2017 with Publishers Weekly—daily updates, podcasts and more. We'll have exclusive interviews, photos and all the rest of the action here.

  • North American Comics Market Hits $1.085 Billion in 2016

    Led by $590 million in sales of book-format graphic novels, the combined graphic novel and comics sales in North America grew 5% to $1.085 billion in 2016, according to a joint estimate by industry news sites Comichron and

  • Svetlana Chmakova’s Journey from Webcomics to Graphic Novels

    Svetlana Chmakova new YA graphic novel, Brave, which came out in May, had an first printing of 150,000.

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