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  • Vertical Inc. Debuts New Comics Line at New York Comic Con 2014

    At New York Comic Con, Vertical Inc., a New York City publisher specializing in Japanese prose works and manga, announced plans to launch Vertical Comics, a new imprint focused solely on manga and anime-related titles.

  • Somehow, New York Comic Con Gets Bigger

    Attendance at New York Comic-Con 2014 has reportedly grown by 20,000 to 151,000 people, making it even bigger than San Diego Comic-Con.

  • New York Comic Con 2014: Trajectory, Diamond Target Schools, Libraries

    Trajectory and Diamond Comics Distributors announced an initiative at New York Comic Con to provide an expanded catalogue of digital comics and graphic novels to schools and libraries.

  • ICv2 Confab Showcases New Comics Customers, Growing Sales

    The ICv2 conference offered data on the new comics customer, the explosive growth of comics festivals, and a discussion of what this new customer is reading.

  • New York Comic Con 2014: All Our Coverage

    Stay up to date on all the latest news about New York Comic Con 2014 with Publishers Weekly—daily updates, podcasts and more. We'll have exclusive interviews, photos and all the rest of the action here.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: 10/6–10/12

    'Gotham Academy' Signing in Syracuse, NY; New York Comic Con in New York, NY; Takeshi Obata in New York, NY; Hyderabad Comic Con in Hyderabad, India

  • ICv2 Confab Examines ‘The New Comics Customer’

    This year's ICv2 Conference, a half-day event to be held the day before New York Comic Con opens, will examine “The New Comics Customer," and look at the forces behind a resurgent comics marketplace that is attracting new readers.

  • Panel Mania: Artistic Ambitions Collide in Walter Scott's 'Wendy'

    Walter Scott's "Wendy" charts the trials of its eponymous heroine, an intelligent, 20-something, art school graduate with dreams of artistic success and stardom.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: 9/29–10/5

    Michael DeForge, Patrick Kyle, and Simon Hanselmann in Minneapolis, MN; New York Super Week in New York, NY; Alternate Press Expo in San Francisco, CA; Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo in Cambridge, MA

  • Kobo, Cartoon Books Ink Digital Deal for ‘Bone,’ ‘RASL’

    E-book retailer Kobo has reached an agreement with Cartoon Books, the publishing company cofounded by cartoonist Jeff Smith, to release multi-volume digital editions of Smith's Eisner Award-Winning series Bone and RASL

  • MoCCA Moves to Chelsea; Names First 2015 Guests

    The Society of Illustrators, the organizer of MoCCA Arts Festival, the annual indie comics show, announced plans to move the show to a new venue in 2015 in addition to releasing names of the initial guest artists for 2015.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: 9/22–9/28

    Charles Burns and Michael Cho Signing in Cambridge, MA; 'From Here to Here' Exhibition Opening in New York, NY; Lucy Knisely Signing in Chicago, IL; Long Beach Comic Con in Long Beach, CA.

  • More Publishers Join Comixology’s DRM-Free Program

    Digital comics marketplace Comixology, which launched a DRM-free program in July, announced that a second wave of 14 publishers will now allow their customers to download and store DRM-free copies of comics they have purchased.

  • Bookscan: Graphic Novels Up 10% In 2014 So Far

    Graphic novel sales are up this year in both the bookstore channel and specialty comics shops.

  • Panel Mania: The Clocks Tick For Teenagers On The Run In ‘The Motherless Oven’

    Rob Davis's new graphic novel 'The Motherless Oven' presents a strange world where no one knows their birthday but everyone knows their deathday, and household appliances have souls.

  • Small Press Expo 2014: A Wedding, A Prom, and Lots of Comics

    Lots of comics, lots of sales and lots of social activities made this year's Small Press Expo a memorable event.

  • 10 Great Back To School Graphic Novels

    It's September which means school is back in session. Here are 10 books that take place at schools or primarily involve the lives of teachers and students.

  • Toon Books Switches Distribution to Consortium

    Toon Books, a line of comics for early-readers founded by 'New Yorker' art director Françoise Mouly, is switching its bookstore distribution to Consortium, beginning January 1.

  • Photo Mania: SPX 2014

    SPX, aka the Small Press Expo, is one of the preeminent comics arts festivals in the country. PW was on hand at SPX this past weekend, Sept. 13-14, and brought back some images of the books, artists and events that make SPX one of the great comics festivals.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: 9/15–9/21

    Congressman Jon Lewis, Nate Powell, and Andrew Aydin; Dick Dillin Exhibition Opening Reception; Cincinnati Comic Expo; Mondocon; Rose City Comic Con; Brooklyn Book Festival.

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