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  • New Watson & Holmes, Jesse Reklaw, Valorous Damsel Comics Grab Crowdfunding

    Crowdwatch spotlights new and notable crowdfunded comics projects that are worthy of attention—or support. This week, a schizophrenic sketchpad, amphibians raising hell, damsels taking the lead, bardic fury, and the return of Watson & Holmes.

  • Panel Mania: Archie's Best Spans Fads and Fashion

    Spanning more than six decades of stories, 'The Best of Archie Book Four' is a scrapbook of American fashion and society while remaining true to its timeless characters.

  • Panel Mania: John Martz and 'A Cat Named Tim'

    Cats and comics get a big boost this September with John Martz's 'A Cat Named Tim'.

  • The Distribution Engine Brings U.K. Small Press Graphic Novels to the U.S.

    Seven U.K. small presses have banded together to bring wider retail distribution and greater sales to their graphic novels in the U.S. comics market.

  • Kickstarter Diary Chapter 5: The Postmortem

    A successful Kickstarter campaign for his book completed, Todd Allen looks back on the final results and lessons learned, and ponders whether he would use Kickstarter again.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: 8/18–8/24

    Bryan Lee O'Malley in Dublin, Ireland; Wizard World Chicago in Rosemont, IL; Star Wars Signing in Manhattan Beach, CA

  • How Graphic are These Novels?

    Read with caution: in September, a number of libraries will invite patrons to read comics and graphic novels that have been challenged or banned in schools and public libraries in recent years.

  • Surveying Digital Comics After Amazon-Comixology

    Speaking with a wide variety of publishers at the San Diego Comic-Con revealed different reactions to DRM-free comics, in-app purchases, storytelling and more as the industry adapts to Amazon's acquisition of Comixology.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: 8/11-7/17

    Jeff Lemire and Ray Fawkes in Toronto, ON; COMICA Festival Weekend in London, U.K.; Connecticut ComiCONN in Bridgeport, CT; Ed Piskor in Brooklyn, NY.

  • Comics Publishers Lure Bestselling Book Authors

    Bestselling authors George R.R. Martin and Chuck Palahniuk and director Quentin Tarantino, along with their respective publishers Avatar Press, Dark Horse, and Dynamite Entertainment, generated a lot of attention at the recent Comic-Con International about their forthcoming projects.

  • Panel Mania: Toppi's Rare and Exquisite Gift in 'The Collector'

    The longest running creation of Italian comics master Sergio Toppi, 'The Collector', finally makes its English language debut from Archaia next month.

  • Japanese Manga, Anime Firms Debut Latest Antipiracy Project

    In the latest effort by Japanese manga and anime houses to fight digital piracy, the industry is coupling take down notices with a series of online video appeals that direct fans to legal access points for manga and anime.

  • Kickstarter Diary, Chapter 4: Promoting the Campaign

    Now that the campaign has been launched, it's time for the next and longest phase of a Kickstarter campaign: using email, media contacts and social media to promote it. Also known as “30 days of obsessive compulsive disorder and stress.”

  • New York’s Kinokuniya Adds U.S. Comics, Graphic Novels

    The Japanese bookstore chain is adding western comics and graphic novels at its New York City store with plans to also host events and add related pop culture merchandise.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: 8/4–8/10

    Bendis, Fraction, DeConnick Signing in Portland, OR; The Wrenchies Release Party in Portland, OR; Boston Comic Con in Boston, MA; Jim Woodring in Seattle, WA

  • Manga Buzz is Strong at Comic-Con 2014

    While there were fewer manga-related panels than ever on the programming schedule at Comic-Con International, there was still lots to see on the floor and publishers reported strong sales at this year's show.

  • Kids' Comics Grow Up at San Diego Comic-Con 2014

    Scholastic’s Graphix imprint celebrated its 10th anniversary while Abrams, IDW, Viz, and Papercutz showcased old and new kids' and YA properties at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International.

  • Dynamite Entertainment's Surprising 10 Years

    Celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a panel starring director Quentin Tarantino in front of a packed house at the San Diego Comic-Con, it was hard to remember that when Dynamite Publishing launched 10 years ago, no one was sure what to expect.

  • Photo Mania: San Diego Comic-Con International 2014

    More than 130,000 fans surged through the halls of the San Diego Convention heading for the San Diego Comic-Con International and PW was there to bring back the news and images of the show.

  • Abrams ComicArts Plans 'Peanuts' Tribute, New Backderf Title

    Abrams ComicArts will publish 'The Art of Peanuts in' Fall 2015 in conjunction with a new Peanuts feature film, in addition to 'Trashed,' a new book by Derf Backderf ('My Friend Dahmer') on garbage.

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