A year of free comics: A charming adventure story full of wit, puns, alliterations and rhymes in lsle of Elsi by Alec Longstreth
Our man on the scene muses on the place of kids comics in France and talks about the day’s prizewinners.
Another publishing house has hired a dedicated graphic novel editor and in this case a very knowledgable one. Chris Duffy has been hired at Workman publishing as senior editor of graphic novels and sequential arts. He’ll report to director of children’s publishing Traci Todd, who is also a smart, graphic novel savvy editor. Duffy formerly worked at DC […]
Just the other Day Marvel publisher Dan Buckley admitted the company wasn’t that great at reaching kids. And now you see why: they’re outsourcing the kids publishing program one line at a time. This time it’s IDW partnering up and not just publishing Star Wars or reprints – it’s NEW SPIDER-MAN, SHURI AND IRON MAN […]
Continuing with the surge in graphic novel publishing for middle grades, Lion Forge has just announced a new imprint focused on readers aged 8-12: Caracal, which takes its places between the CubHouse (early readers) and Roar (young adult) imprints. (This website is owned by Syndicated Comics, a sister company of Lion Forge.) While new […]
Terry Blas (Dead Weight) and Claudia Aguirre (Kim&Kim) are teaming up for a new original fantasy graphic novel, Hotel Dare, set in a hotel where every door can lead to a magical world. The story follows Olive and her adopted siblings, Darwin and Charlotte, who are stuck at a creepy hotel in Mexico with her estranged […]
Well this is great news! Lion Forge has just hired Carol M. Burrell as executive editor of the company’s CubHouse imprint. She’ll report to Andrea Colvin who has just been promoted to editor in chief.
§ NICE ART: Chris Reynolds made a name for himself in 80s indie comics with Mauretania, an ongoing published in his native Britain. Nowthe fine folks at New York Review Graphic Novels have brought it out in a new hardcover editions, The New World: Tales from Mauretania, the latest in their series of extremely tasteful and […]
After a successful kickstarter campaign in 2013, Sean O’Neill brought kids from middle school to nineth grade a cross between Indiana Jones & Tintin with his historical fiction graphic novel Rocket Robinson! As of this month, Dark Horse has announced that Rocket Robinson and the Pharoah’s Fortune is returning to print! To quote […]
Some personnel moves at Lion forge as Andrea Colvin, has ben promoted to Vice President – Executive Editor from Senior Editor of Roar Comics and CubHouse Comics. Mark Smylie, who formerly held the title of Executive Editor, is now a Contributing Editor. Colvin developed the AMP line of GNs for younger readers as VP of Content, […]