Over on the Vertigo blog, we find an announcement that Vertigo’s titles are starting to be released simultaneously in both print and digital (“day and date” is an insipid phrase; let’s all stop using it).
Archives for 10/14/2011
By Paul Mellerick The new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles book supplants Walking Dead this month, while Kirkman also takes number three spot with his & Rob Liefeld’s Infinite. Further down the charts Kevin Smith’s Bionic Man gets off to a decent start and Terry Moore’s new series, Rachel Rising kicks off, while amongst the usual […]
Yen Press has announced two manga style adaptations of bestselling YA novels: Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Chronicles of Nick and Cassandra Clare’s The Infernal Devices trilogy. HyeKyung Baek is attached to The Infernal Devices as artist. Both series will initially be serialized online at Yen Plus before graduating to a print edition. Does “online serial followed by print edition” sound […]
This is a little premature, but we might be looking at Sesame Street comics in the not-too-distant future. APE Entertainment, which does have some history with younger reader titles like Strawberry Shortcake has announced they’re in negotiations with the Sesame Workshop. Least you think this is a strange notion, comics fans of *ahem* a certain […]
This is interesting. Viz is migrating Shonen Jump to a digital edition that’s only 2 weeks removed from the Japanese original. (And you can probably chalk that up to translation time.) They’re on the library model for this. Full access annual subscription or $0.99 4-week rental. The annual access subscription comes out to roughly $0.54/issue. […]
DC announced yesterday that Ann Nocenti will be taking over the writing chores on Green Arrow, as of issue #7. JT Krul was previously (currently, if you’re at the shop) writing Green Arrow. Nocenti, while having done a small amount of work for DC (a Kid Eternity series for Vertigo and a handful of Batman-related […]