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  • DC Comics Launches New DC Black Label Imprint, Plus a Conversation with Sean Murphy

    All-star writers Frank Miller, Scott Snyder, Brian Azzarello, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Greg Rucka, and John Ridley join DC Black Label with their ultimate takes on modern superhero storytelling, bringing edgy and provocative standalone stories to the legends of Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman. (Sponsored)

  • Humanoids’ New Graphic Imprints Add Memoir, Kids, YA

    The French-owned, Los Angeles–based publisher of French graphic novels is expanding its catalogue with three new imprints, including a children’s and YA line called Humanoids Kids.

  • Check, Please! Year Four Debuts Online June 11

    Check, Please!, Ngozi Ukazu's popular LGBTQ hockey and pie-baking webcomic and graphic novel series, will kick off its fourth and final year online on June 11.

  • Graphic Novels Find Their Place at BookExpo, BookCon, and NYRF

    In a signal of the continuing growth of the category in the book trade, graphic novel publishers announced new titles and had a lively presence at BookExpo, BookCon, and at the inaugural New York Rights Fair.

  • Comixology Originals Debuts New Titles, Adds POD Print Editions

    Amazon's digital comics marketplace Comixology is releasing three new series in digital and POD print editions, and plans to announce an even larger list of graphic novels during San Diego Comic-Con in July.

  • A New Golden Age for Western Manga

    In 2018, publishers are cautiously optimistic in a manga market with steady sales in print and digital.

  • 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.'

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