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  • 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?

  • SPX, CBLDF Create $20K Legal Fund for 11 Cartoonists in Defamation Suit

    The Small Press Expo, along with the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, will immediately contribute $20,000 to support the legal defense of 11 cartoonists charged in a defamation lawsuit.

  • Panel Mania: The Beatles Yellow Submarine

    Marking the 50th anniversary of the acclaimed 1968 animated musical fantasy 'The Beatles Yellow Submarine,' Titan Comics is releasing an authorized, full-color graphic novel adaptation of the film, written and illustrated by cartoonist Bill Morrison.

  • Autoptic Festival Showcases Small Press Comics

    Held annually in Minneapolis, the Autoptic Festival featured such artists as Craig Thompson and Gabrielle Bell and showcases small press comics, zines and other small press publication

  • Comics in the Classroom: Spotlight on Manga Classics

    Teachers are excited about these faithful adaptations of classic literary books in the style of Japanese manga. (Sponsored)

  • Ready Reader One: Game Developers Look Toward Comics

    Comics publishers and video game developers prove a natural match, with overlapping fan bases and complementary content making for eye-popping revenue opportunities.

  • Graphic Works on Migrants, Refugees, Human Trafficking

    A wide-ranging selection of recent and forthcoming graphic works on forced migration.

  • ‘My Hero Academia’ Manga Mania at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

    My Hero Academia creator Kohei Horikoshi sparked a manga fan frenzy during his first visit to Comic-Con; new manga and anime releases were announced and manga fans got to celebrate the induction of manga legend Rumiko Takahashi into the Will Eisner Hall of Fame.

  • Photo Mania: San Diego Comic-Con 2018

    The San Diego Comic-Con International, held July 19-22 at the San Diego Convention Center, is a showcase for global pop culture celebrating comics, graphic novels and manga as well as films, TV, animation and videogames. Publishers Weekly was there to capture images of the events, artists, publishers and fans attending the biggest pop culture festival in North America.

  • New Fans, New Books: Change Comes to San Diego Comic-Con 2018

    Comic-Con featured the usual mobs of fans searching for movie and TV stars but the show also reflects ongoing change in the fan community, and publishers are presenting a broader selection of titles aimed at women, people of color, and the LGBTQ community.

  • In His New Album, Jazz Master Wayne Shorter Goes Graphic

    PW spoke to jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter, who is releasing a 3-CD musical project featuring a 84-page graphic novel.

  • ‘Monsters,’ and ‘Monstress,’ Win Big at 2018 Eisner Awards

    This year's Eisner awards ceremony dominated by women, creators of color, and LGBTQ-themed works.

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