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  • A New Comics Publisher Targets Libraries

    Lion Forge’s higher-ups discuss the publisher’s efforts to support librarians and grow its presence in the library and school market.

  • Graphic Novels Get Biblio-graphic

    How comics publishers are scrambling to appeal to the library market.

  • Brilliant Advice On Being Bipolar: PW Talks with Ellen Forney

    Cartoonist Ellen Forney is publishing 'Rock Steady: Brilliant Advice from My Bipolar Life,' a sequel to her 2012 graphic memoir about bipolar disorder, that is a personal guide with detailed practical advice on coping with mood disorders.

  • TCAF 2018 Marks Festival's 15 Years

    This year's Toronto Comic Arts Festival celebrated its 15 anniversary while honoring Toon Books' 10th year, and hosted appearances by manga star Inio Asano, and artists Ho Che Anderson, Hope Larson, Mariko Tamaki and others.

  • Photo Mania: Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2018

    The Toronto Comic Arts Festival was held May 12-13 at the Toronto Reference Library. TCAF is an annual showcase of independent, self-published and international comics. PW was on hand to bring back images of the artists, publishers and fans at this year’s TCAF.

  • Gina Gagliano to Head New RHCB Graphic Novel Imprint

    We spoke with newly-named publishing director Gina Gagliano about her plans for the Random House Graphic imprint, which will release its first books in fall 2019.

  • Graphic Medicine: Health & Fitness Books 2018

    Penn State University Press’s comics series has a lot more going on than the Sunday funnies.

  • Spillane’s Mike Hammer Goes Graphic

    The classic character, initially conceived as a comics hero, is finally getting the graphic treatment.

  • DC Marks 80 Years of ‘Action Comics’ and Superman with Hardcover Tribute

    PW talks with former DC Comics president Paul Levitz about the hardcover tribute to the 1938 comic book that debuted Superman and launched a genre and the American comic Book industry.

  • Comics Retailers Are Optimistic Despite Market Changes, Sales Declines

    Despite a disappointing 2017, comics retailers attending the annual Diamond Retailers Summit in Chicago were optimistic about 2018, and expect new retail services and forthcoming titles to drive sales in the second half of the year.

  • Exhibitors, Fans Keep Growing at MoCCA Arts Fest 2018

    Attendance continues to grow at the MoCCA Arts Fest 2018, an annual celebration of indie, small press, and self-published graphic novels, held at the Metropolitan Event Space on the Westside of Manhattan.

  • Photo Mania: MoCCA Arts Festival 2018

    The MoCCA Arts Festival, an annual gathering of Indie and self-published comics and graphic novels organized by the Society of Illustrators, attracted one of its biggest crowds in recent memory. 'Publishers Weekly' was there to bring back images of the artists and events during the weekend show, held April 7-8 at the Metropolitan West event space on the Westside of Manhattan.

  • A Publisher of the Fans, By the Fans, for the Fans

    Fanbase Press, the Los Angeles–based comics publisher, is focusing on building a pop culture business steeped in the fan community. It's working.

  • Love and Rockets' Jaime Hernandez Creates Graphic Novel for Kids

    We spoke with Eisner and Harvey Award-winning graphic novelist Jaime Hernandez about his children's debut, 'The Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America.'

  • Hillary Chute, Ed Park Named ‘NYT’ Graphic Novel Columnists

    In the wake of promises to increase its comics and graphic novel coverage, The 'New York Times Book Review' has named Hillary Chute and Ed Park its regular comics and graphic novel columnists.

  • Pain-Free Cartooning Thanks to Kriota Willberg’s ‘Draw Stronger’

    An artist and healthcare sciences educator, as well as a message therapist with expertise in orthopedic injuries, Kriota Willberg is the author of the forthcoming 'Draw Stronger: Self Care For Cartoonists & Visual Artists,' a cheerfully irreverent but practical guide to accredited techniques designed to promote pain-free drawing.

  • DC Inks Frank Miller to Exclusive Book Deal

    Under the agreement, Miller, the bestselling creator of properties like 'The Dark Knight Returns,' will produce at least two graphic novels (including his first YA graphic novel) in a deal that is among several new initiatives at DC Entertainment focused on the trade book market.

  • TV Alert: Here Comes 'Hilda'

    We spoke with cartoonist Luke Pearson about the new Netflix original show, inspired by his Hildafolk graphic novel series, which will air in fall 2018.

  • 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,' sequel to Rep. John Lewis' National Book Award-winning civil rights graphic memoir, 'March.'

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