It’s Martin Luther King Day, and the March Trilogy by Rep John Lewis, the last surviving leader of the civil rights movement of the 60s, is the #1 best selling book on Amazon. Isn’t that nice and fitting? Oh what’s that you say? It’s because president elect Donald Trump called Lewis “all talk, talk, talk” […]
by Duke Harrington [originally posted at Shangalla.com] I’m a big fan of the monthly sales chart found over on The Beat. But while I seem to remember them covering smaller companies at one time, for a long time now they’ve only tracked to top three American comic book companies: Marvel, DC, and Image. Those three […]
Transformers: Lost Light #1 Writer: James Roberts Art: Jack Lawrence Colors: Joana Lafuente Colors: John-Paul Bove Letters: Tom B. Long Editor: Carlos Guzman Ensemble casts, serial narratives and shared universes are the foundation upon which modern superhero comics are built on top of. Oftentimes these narratives can produce diminishing returns of quality when decades upon […]
At tonight’s National Book Awards – the Oscars of books – March Book Three won in the Young People’s Literature category. It’s the first graphic novel ever to win an NBA. You're looking at the first people to ever win the National Book Award for a comic. pic.twitter.com/y1AhhKdCyD — Leigh Walton (@leighwalton) November 17, 2016 […]
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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 […]
And just to round things out here’s IDW’s plans for New York Comic Con! Located at booth #1844 the IDW booth will be packed all weekend long with signings featuring television casts, comic creators, and more! Thursday October 6th 10:00 – 11:00 Who Killed Kurt Cobain? – Nicolas Otero […]
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.