Tapas Media, the webcomics portal has signed with the talent agency APA for representation, it was announced today. Tapas has over 2 million monthly active users worldwide, with 3 billion episode views of its library of 50,000+ titles from over 35,000 independent comic book creators. Tapas houses such poplar comics as They Say I Was Born […]
A growing chorus of angry authors and artists in France debating the status of writers and their place in society
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 […]