The announcement of Ahoy Comics – the latest new comics publisher on the block – got a lot of attention for its unconventional formatting and strong creator line-up. But it joins a crowded field of smaller publishers – mostly of comics periodicals – who reside in the back of the Diamond catalog, some of them […]
They’ll be reissuing them *bi-weekly*
This could be first in a chain of M&A activity and the X-Men film rights could be the next thing up for bid.
Indie ad network Project: Wonderful will be shutting down on August 1, it was just announced. P:W started as a micropayment ad network more than a decade ago as a way to help fund webcomics sites and comics blogs. The payments were small, a few dollars here and there, but it was more than nothing. […]
What Comixology is doing with POD is _NOT_ Amazon’s standard color version.
What’s the best price for a digital comics reading device?
April sales were definitely a pick-me-up for the comics industry. Even the sedate industry news site ICv2 used the blurb “Comics and Graphic Novel Sales Surge”
Standing around with a few random indie bookseller types at MoCCA recently, one of them stated “Barnes & Noble will be gone in a year!” It’s a popular opinion but not a popular result – B&N may be the last of the big box bookchains, but when Borders went under it traumatized comics, manga and […]
From VP to editor, there was a lot of title movement this week.
As the comics industry adapts to changes in marketing, creators have to spend more nad more time on business functions. Some are trying to find help doing that and iover in the UK, Tara Ferguson is aiming to be the one who they can turn to. She’s launched her very own freelance marketing company, named, […]