March Book Three, the inspiring story of the US civil rights movement and the life of Rep. John Lewis, continues its awards season progress as it was named a finalist in the Young People’s Literature category. It’s only the fourth graphic novel to be nominated for this prestigious award, but yet another triumph for this book. What […]
DC and IDW are teaming up for LOVE IS LOVE, a project spearheaded by writer Marc Andreyko intended to honor the victims of the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting. The result is an anthology with more than 100 stories and 200 creators on board, with all the proceeds going to victims, survivors, and their families […]
IDW Publishing just announced some restructuring in editorial as they embark on Revolution, a groundbreaking reworking of Hasbro properties into a shared universe. Chris Ryall moves from Editor in Chief to Chief Creative Officer, with an emphasis on developing new creative opportunities for all divisions of IDW, including pursuing new creative talent, stories, and licenses, […]
Well now, this is interesting. IDW has moved its book distribution to Penguin Random House effective April 2017. ICv2 has all the enthusiastic quotes from executives at both companies, including a sad quote from Steve Geppi who owns Diamond Book Distribution, which formerly repped IDW to the book trade. DBD will continues to sell IDW products to the mass market in the UK. But this really makes PRHPS, which also distributes DC, a powerhouse player in the GN field.
Yesterday saw the news that Saucer Country, the Vertigo series co-created by writer Paul Cornell and artist Ryan Kelly, will be returning in 2017 – albeit with a different title and a new publisher. Next year sees Saucer State, at IDW. First published in 2012, Saucer Country was part of a line of new Vertigo titles which ran […]
DC have been pretty active and open to the idea of setting up inter-company crossovers of late: from Batman ’66 meeting The Green Hornet to the students of Gotham Academy going to meet up with the Lumberjanes. This year alone has seen two crossovers between some of IDW and DC’s biggest franchise characters – and […]