Indie Month-to-Month Comics Sales: August 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 […]

NYCC Announcements: Yen Press Adapts NYT YA Bestsellers

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 […]

NYCC Announcements: Viz Takes Shonen Jump Digital, Syncs Closer to Japanese Original

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. […]

NYCC 11: Here there be con

So yeah, another New York Comic Con is unfolding around us in all its tumult. We’ve been caught up in running a panel, and now chilling with our pals at the Joe Palooka booth. Which is right next to Virgil. Some things are eternal. Like Virgil. It’s that kind of show.