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  • A Week of Comics Events Kicks off MoCCA Arts Fest 2014

    This year Comic and Cartoon Art Week, a series of comics-related events starting April 1 in New York City, will serve as an introduction to the MoCCA Arts Fest, an annual festival of small press comics, held April 5 and 6 at the Lexington Avenue Armory.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: March 31, 2014

    Comic + Cartoon Art Week; MoCCA Arts Fest 2014; Middle East Film & Comic Con; Freak Scene East; University of Florida Comics Conference

  • Jet City Comics Debuts Cover Art for 'Wool: The Graphic Novel'

    Jet City Comics, Amazon Publishing’s graphic novel and comics imprint, has released the cover art for the first three issues of "Wool: The Graphic Novel," the comics adaptation of author Hugh Howey’s bestselling, self-published science-fiction novel.

  • Fighting Racism at Home and Abroad: PW Talks with Max Brooks

    Brooks’s graphic novel "The Harlem Hellfighters" documents the suffering and courage of African-American troops in the Army’s legendary 369th Infantry Regiment of Harlem, N.Y.

  • DC, Warner Bros. Unveil Batman’s 75th Anniversary Plans

    DC Entertainment has announced plans for a year-long celebration of the 75th anniversary of Batman, the iconic Golden Age comic book character that debuted in 1939 and helped launch the superhero genre.

  • Humanoids Debuts Comics App for iPad

    Humanoids, the famed French comics house now based in Los Angeles, has released the Humanoids Comics app for the iPad. The app is available now and offers users the ability to preview more than 60 Humanoids titles.

  • Sequential Adds NBM Graphic Novels

    Sequential, the graphic novel retail app that specializes in literary comics, has added a selection of graphic novels from the New York indie comics publisher NBM including works by Rick Geary, Stan Mack and Margreet de Heer.

  • On Deck: 12 Great Baseball Comics

    Just in time for the season opener, a dozen great baseball comics.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: March 24, 2014

    Ben Katchor in London; "Future Shock" #7 Release Party; Emerald City Comic Con; Paul Hornschemeier, Charles Forsman, and Jesse Lonergan in Somerville.

  • Yen Press, Square Enix Ink Global Digital Manga Pact

    Yen Press and Japanese gaming and manga publisher Square Enix have entered into a partnership to distribute Square Enix manga in digital editions internationally.

  • Despite Early Sales Slump, Comics Retailers Remain Upbeat

    In contrast to last year’s booming comics marketplace, sales of graphic novels and comics periodicals in the early months of 2014 are down. But retailers contacted for this year’s survey report a strong 2013 holiday selling season.

  • Crowdwatch: Inkstuds Live; P. Craig Russell's Final Guide; Monster Tenants

    In this week's roundup of notable crowdfunded comics projects: the Inkstuds podcast hits the road, the second volume of Bold Riley, Hi-Fi Color for Comics, P. Craig Russell's final Guide to Graphic Storytelling, and more

  • Panel Mania: This One Summer

    Cousins Jillian and Mariko Tamaki are back with their first graphic novel since the publication of the acclaimed "Skim" in 2008. The much-anticipated "This One Summer" follows the annual summer vacation of Rose, a teen girl, and her parents at a lake house in Awago Beach. A coming-of-age tale about a summer of sorrow, friendship and teenagers on the cusp of maturity, "This One Summer" will be published in May by First Second.

  • Project Black Sky: Superheroes, The Dark Horse Way

    In a comics marketplace crowded with works by The Big Two, is there room for another superhero universe, let alone another superhero publisher? Dark Horse publisher Mike Richardson thinks so.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: March 17, 2014

    3/17: Frank Santoro in Columbus, OH; 3/20: Trina Robbins in Pittsburgh, PA; 3/21: Billy Ireland Museum Opening Receptions in Columbus, OH; 3/21-3/23: MegaCon 2014 in Orlando, FL; 3/22: Pittsburgh Indy Comics Expo in Pittsburgh, PA

  • SPX Opens 2014 Ignatz Awards Submissions

    Submissions are open for SPX’s 2014 Ignatz Awards, which recognize outstanding comics and cartooning works by small presses and creator-owned projects. Deadline for submissions is June 7.

  • Submissions for the 2014 Will Eisner Awards

    Entries for the 2014 Will Eisner Awards for the best comics and graphic novels published during 2013 are being accepted by Jackie Estrada, administrator of the Eisner Awards under Comic-Con International: San Diego. Deadline for submissions is Monday, March 17, 2014.

  • ShiftyLook Webcomics Site to Shut Down

    ShiftyLook, a portal launched by videogame giant Namco/Bandai in early 2013 to revive old gaming properties as webcomics, is being shuttered. The ShiftyLook site will shut down completely on September 20, 2014.

  • Upcoming Comics Events: March 10, 2014

    Planet Comicon in Kansas City, MO; Indiana Comic Con in Indianapolis, IN; Ales Kot & Tradd Moore in Winter Park, FL; J.H. Williams III in San Francisco, CA; London Super Comic Con in London, U.K.

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