Kickstarter is a fantastic place for creatives to find funding, but you do need to use it for the right projects and understand how it works. In this interview, I talk to Ben Galley about his graphic novel adaptation Kickstarter campaign, as well as his tips for getting the funding right, attracting backers and more. […]
Long dismissed as a less serious art form, graphic novels have finally started to gain more mainstream credibility over the last 20 years. There are many, many excellent graphic novels out there, but if you’re looking for a place toShow More Summary
In the weekly Atomic Books Comics Preview, Benn Ray highlights notable new comics and graphic novels. Benn Ray is the owner of Atomic Books, an independent bookstore in Baltimore. The Mobtown Shank is his blog, and his comic Said...
I recently reviewed the incredible graphic novel biography, The Fifth Beatle: The Brain Epstein Story, written by Vivek J. Tiwary and illustrated by Andrew C.
With the live action adaptation of All You Need Is Kill (rebranded as Edge of Tomorrow) set to release on June 6, Viz's Haikasoru line is preparing to capitalize on the blockbuster film. They'll be dropping an updated version of theShow More Summary
Eisner Nomination!Congratulations to everyone involved in the Thrilling Adventure Hour Graphic Novel!
Captain Underpants, a graphic novel intended for children, holds the #1 spot for the most challenged book for two years in a row-- beating E.L. James Fifty Shades of Grey, which ranked #4. Yup, a comic about an imagined superhero who prefers to not wear any pants is a lot more raunchy than awful descriptions of porn.
Cartoonist Paul Pope's 1999 graphic novel Escapo, is being re-issued as a special edition loaded with extras. To kick it off, the publisher is holding a live concert in New York with The Jim Jones Revue, with some proceeds going to The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
Read a new Zadie Smith short story at the Paris Review. The Quietus interviewed Courtney Love. USA Today and Flavorwire interviewed Mimi Pond about her new graphic novel memoir, Over Easy. Pond also talked to the Hollywood Reporter about the...
Rob Clough on Fata Morgana. John Seven on Safari Honeymoon. I enjoyed this article by Sean Michael Robinson on lessons learned from an unfinished graphic novel project. not comics: how some New York City bookstores are thriving. Darryl Cunningham's comic about the practice of fracking makes another appearance -- we've linked to it before. Show More Summary
Edge of Tomorrow has spawned a couple of new releases from VIZ Media: Edge of Tomorrow, a movie tie-in mass market reissue of the Hiroshi Sakurazaka novel on which the movie is based (originally called All You Need Is Kill), and a graphic novel adaptation of the novel, with the original title. In the […]
This year's winners of The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were announced on Friday. This year's included a comics/graphic novel category winner, Ullis Lust for Today Is The Last Day Of The Rest Of Your Life, and a comics winner in the...Show More Summary
There's a nice local feature article here about the library that won one of two grants given out by the foundation bearing the Eisner family name. I liked hearing a rough breakdown of how the money will be spent, with a particular focus on bolstering a collection specifically designed to help medical patients during recovery. Show More Summary
Jamie from Vodo writes, "We've launched Otherworlds, our first indie sci-fi bundle! This pay-what-you-want, crossmedia collection includes the graphic novel collecting Cory's own 'Futuristic Tales of the Here and Now', Jim Munroe's micro-budget...Show More Summary
Los Once is a graphic novel that recreates the seizing of Colombia's Palace of Justice from the point of view of the families affected by the violence.
Amazon has a selection of 7 Avatar: The Last Airbender Graphic Novels for just $2/each, probably for today only. I finally got around to watching the show recently and I recommend everyone add this one to their must watch/read lists. [Amazon] Read more...
Newegg is running an across the board video game sale, covering everything from The Last of Us to next-gen titles and Wii U fitness games. Dig in, but be warned, everything is selling out quickly. Use code VGMADNESS1 on everything for another 10% off. We of course have it all broken out below for you. [Newegg] Read more...
Amazon.com, the massive online retailer that started off selling books and now sells everything from gardening tools to vibrators, is now getting into the comic book business. Amazon has long sold graphic novels and comic book anthologies as part of its gargantuan book selection. But the Seattle-based internet sales behemoth announced Wednesday that it will
Amazon announced late Thursday that it has acquired Comixology, a leading digital comic book service. Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed. Comixology, founded in 2007, offers comic books and graphic novels from dozens of publishers. Show More Summary
Amazon just snagged the biggest comics resource on the web. Today the online retailer announced that it's purchased Comixology, the digital storefront for all things comic and graphic novel. No terms were disclosed, but now they're totally superfriends. Read more...