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  • 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.

  • 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.

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