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  • Stan Lee’s Enduring Legacy At Marvel Comics

    The outpouring of tributes to the late, great comics writer, editor, and former chairman of Marvel Comics was a fitting coda to a long and influential career. And his passing is felt most intensely at the publishing house he led.

  • Layoffs at Lion Forge

    St. Louis independent graphic novel publisher Lion Forge has announced a restructuring of the company that includes eliminating 12 positions.

  • Abrams Cancels Controversial 'Suicide Bomber' Graphic Novel

    Abrams will cancel the planned May 2019 publication of a graphic novel on its ComicsArts list, 'A Suicide Bomber Sits in the Library,' following criticism on social media and elsewhere.

  • Anime NYC 2018 Attracts 36,000 Fans to Javits Center

    More than 36,000 fans attended Anime NYC 2018, an annual convention focused on anime, manga and Asian pop culture held at the Javits Convention Center, launched last year by Leftfield Media.

  • Photo Mania: Comic Arts Brooklyn 2018

    Comic Arts Brooklyn, the annual Brookyn indie and self-published comics and graphic novel festival, returned the campus of Pratt Institute with a new schedule (this year's show is on a Sunday), and a boost in the number of exhibitors. PW was on hand to bring back images of artists and fans at this year's show.

  • Comic Arts Brooklyn 2018 Returns to Pratt Campus

    Comic Arts Brooklyn 2018 returned to the Pratt Institute campus with a lineup of indie and self-published cartoonists that included such artists as Julie Doucette, Hartley Lin, Jane Mai, Al Columbia, Olivier Schrauwen, Ariel Schrag, and Mark Newgarden.

  • Ayuyang Talks Disco, Growing Up Filipino In the 1970’s

    PW talks with Rina Ayuyang, an artist and the publisher of Yam Books, about her new graphic memoir, 'Blame This on the Boogie,' a look back at her love of musicals, disco and growing in an immigrant Filipino family in the 1970s.

  • Chinese Investment Firm Takes Stake in Dark Horse

    A major investment stake from Chinese media firm Vanguard Visionary Associates will be used to fund publishing projects at Dark Horse in addition to creating a development fund for film projects based on Dark Horse comics properties

  • Selling Graphic Novels In a Changing American Marketplace

    Over the last five years, the North American graphic novel market has welcomed a wave of new readers. At NYCC 2018, a group of comics professionals focused on identifying some of the consumer and cultural trends driving this growth.

  • The Lumberjanes’ First Original Graphic Novel Debuts

    'The Infernal Compass' by Lilah Sturges and polterink, is the first original graphic novel in Boom! Studios' popular Lumberjanes series and focuses on the budding queer romance between campers Molly and Mal.

  • New York Comic Con 2018: All Our Coverage

    Stay up to date on all the latest news about New York Comic Con 2018 with Publishers Weekly—daily updates, podcasts and more. We'll have exclusive interviews, photos and all the rest of the action here.

  • Asian-Pop Makes Big Showing at New York Comic Con 2018

    Japanese and Asian pop culture had a big presence in the exhibit hall floor at New York Comic Con at the Javits Center; while uptown at Pier 94 ReedPop launched a new anime and manga festival to mixed reviews from fans and exhibitors.

  • A Record 250,000 Fans Mob New York Comic Con 2018

    The return of the Harvey Awards to New York and more made big splashes at this year's New York Comic Con, which once again set a record for tickets sold.

  • Photo Mania: New York Comic Con 2018

    New York Comic Con 2018, held October 4-7 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center and at nearby venues, attracted throngs of fans to a weekend of comics, graphic novels, and pop culture of all kinds.

  • New York Comic Con 2018 Opens at Javits

    New York Comic Con opened for business at the Javits Center with a new artist alley, and a new anime/manga festival, but without Milton Griepp's annual B2B business conference on the graphic novel market.

  • Claytan Daniels, Passmore Team to Create New Graphic Novel

    Fantagraphics has acquired 'BTTM FDRS' by Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore, a new graphic novel that combines satire and horror in a quirky exploration of race and gentrification.

  • ‘Berlin,’ Jason Lutes’s Epic Graphic Novel, Is Complete

    PW talks to Jason Lutes about the creation of 'Berlin,' an epic historical graphic novel set during the rise of the Nazis party in 1920s Berlin, a book he has worked on for more than two decades. 'Berlin' will be published by Drawn & Quarterly this month.

  • Abrams to Launch Megascope Graphic Imprint

    The new imprint will focus on graphic novels about the experiences of people of color, and be overseen by black academic and comics artist John Jennings, cocreator of the 2017 'Kindred' graphic novel adaptation.

  • New Books, More Controversy at SPX 2018

    This year's Small Press Expo addressed a recent defamation suit against 11 members of the comics community, and criticism of the show's sponsorship by Amazon/Comixology.

  • An Artist Confronts Bipolar Disorder

    In 'RX,' Rachel Lindsay's graphic memoir about suffering from bipolar disorder, she poses the question: How do you know when an act of independence isn't just a symptom of the illness?

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