A full 17 years after plans were first announced to adapt Eoin Colfer’s ‘Artemis Fowl’ book series for film, Disney has finally released the first teaser trailer.
Since this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, there has been a big push in asking convention goers and fans of Comic-Con what the museum should feature, ranging from topics discussed to what “superhero-inspired drinks” should be served in the café. Keegan referred to this as “Fan Curation.”
Ever since her debut novel in 1993, author Sherrilyn Kenyon has been hard at work behind the keyboard. With her current series of books including The Dark Hunters, The League, Nevermore, Deadman’s Cross, Chronicles of Nick, and Lords of Avalon, she currently has more than seventy-million books in print, all in numerous genres and forms […]
Though the announcement to test-sell comics may come as a surprise to many, in some ways it does make sense as the company has had some past-experience when it comes to printed media. Up until 2004, bookseller Barnes & Noble had control of Gamestop, after which the latter became its own company.
Episode 7: The Acquisitions Meeting What happens once an editor at a publishing house has a book on submission that they want to buy? What are the steps that they need to take between that and making an offer? At many publishing houses, the procedure is to present the book at an Acquisition Meeting — […]
“Five years ago, Marvel was in charge, and they ruled everything I did as a retailer. It was ‘Marvel first.’ Now, they are the bastard children of the industry. I’ve lost probably 25% of my comic readership because 25% of my Marvel fans got tired of my higher cover prices, the non-sequitur storylines, the almost incomprehensible X-Men this and that… Marvel has done nothing to drive the industry towards us.”
“I remember the absolute last copy of the first print run, which I sold at Comic-Con. It was to a middle-aged, straight woman who was buying it for her teenage, gay son. She told me that she was getting the book for him because she wanted him to know his history and lineage, and she couldn’t tell that story to him herself. She thanked me for creating the book for the both of them and I promptly burst into tears. Then we hugged it out. It was an incredible moment.”
Faith Erin Hicks is the Canadian cartoonist, mostly known for drawing many graphic novels including, some written by her – like The Nameless City and Friend with Boys – some written by others – like Brain Camp – but now she’s written a words-only novel – but the title is still close to her: Comics […]
Fantasy author Daryl Gregory’s newest novel, Spoonbenders. centers around the Telemachus family in the very distant and backwards year of nineteen-ninety-five. The Chicagoan family are anything but normal as they were once known “The Amazing Telemachus Family,” regularly touring the country and appearing on television. Following an unfortunate T.V. appearance that marked them as frauds, […]
You could call it a camaraderie, but perhaps it’s better described as a lack of barriers. Gaming shows have a unique sense of community and inclusion beyond anything you could find in the Comic Con world. PAX shows across the country and Twitch Con are pretty good examples but no show celebrates its community or […]