This is my first Toy Fair as “press”, and it was fun walking around, searching for geekery items, brainstorming a little with the company reps, and just having fun! I’m here for four days, and I’ll be posting photos and previews as time allows. Cuddle Toys A Dutch company (although the owner lives in Indonesia! […]
ReedPOP, the masterminds behind New York Comic Con, Star Wars Celebration, and PAX have officially announced a new event in Seoul! [If you have access to Facebook, you can watch the press conference here!] Comic Con Seoul will be held at COEX in Seoul, August 4-6, 2017. Everything is still under construction online, so we don’t know […]
“The Golden Age of Science Fiction is 12.” —Peter Graham The Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association, has announced the titles of their Great Graphic Novel for Teens list for 2017. Dating back to 2007, YALSA has listed the Top Ten titles, as well as a (very) long list of […]
Just a quick report, with a longer piece to follow: This morning, the American Library Association announced the 2016 winners of various book awards, for books, video, and audiobooks written for children and teens. Some aren’t well known outside libraries, but some, like the Caldecott, Printz, and Newbery, gain instant acclaim and book sales. Every […]
You’ll notice that DC is pushing Young Animal hard, placing the titles at the front of the catalog. There’s also Rebirth stuff, plus lots of reprints from the 1980s, including Wasteland, a horror anthology from the mid-1980s. Of course, there’s a lot of stuff tied into DC Entertainment’s multimedia, like Lucifer, Wonder Woman, Supergirl, and […]
We might be in the middle of a polar vortex, but it’s not too early to think of next Summer, as more Marvel movies hit the cineplexes, and lots of ancillary titles tie-in hit store shelves! Which of these reprints might hold clues to upcoming movies in the Might MCU? Which are just cool tie-ins? […]
Sesame Street, via Facebook, posted the above animated GIF to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the publication of “The Monster at the End of This Book“.
The official Disney Blog, Oh My Disney!, has just posted new release dates for Disney movies! Now, I don’t really post the full list anymore (because Warners is too chicken to place dates on their superhero movies), but here’s the Disney timeline through 2020: 2017 Beauty and the Beast (Live Action) (3D): 3/17 Born in […]
The Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis (German Youth Literature Prize) is awarded each year as part of the festivities surrounding the Frankfurter Buchmesse (Frankfurt Book Fair). Celebrating its 60th year, it is sponsored by the German Federal Ministry for Families, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth. This year, the award for nonfiction was awarded to Kristina Gehrmann, for the first […]
I’m finishing up my New York Comic Con photo posts, and these are those which don’t really fall under better grouping.