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Mad Cave/Papercutz To Sign Up Disney/Pixar Graphic Novels
Mad Cave Studios announced that its recently purchased kids comic book publisher Papercutz will publish a series of comics and graphic novels featuring characters from Disney and Pixar starting in May. It will begin with Encanto and Turning Red for Free Comic Book Day on the 4th of May. FCBD 2024 DISNEYS ENCANTO & TURNING RED NEW[...]
Dream Warriors Jesse Byrd and Yonson Carbonell
Bobbie Bensur at Paw Prints has bought world rights to the series beginning with Khi's New Beginning, in which the Bad Dreams have teamed up to conduct a multi-layer plan to convert all dreams into nightmares and permanently scar the human race; it's up to the Dream Warriors to defeat them. New Graphic Novels by Jesse Byrd[...]
The Future Of Teenage Boys Reading Comics In America?
But, while YA graphic novels sell very well indeed, compared to the market as a whole, there is a massive drop off, hundreds of thousands rather than millions of sales And, yes, the most notable YA graphic novels, including the likes of Heartstopper, hit hard on the romance And understandably, there is a massive audience[...]
Things To Do In London If You Like Comics for January 2023
Monsters is surely one of the most intense graphic novels ever drawn. Wednesday, 11th of January Reads at Gosh Comics, Gosh Comics, Berwick Street, Soho 7pm. It might be 2023, but this month's book is one of Gosh's Best of 2022 Lizzy Stewart's ALISON is a fictional account of the life of Alison Porter, an artist who upends[...]
Scholastic Buy Rights to City of Dragons Graphic Novels for 6 Figures
Jaimal Yogis and Vivian Truong's next two City Of Dragons middle-grade graphic novels, The Journey East and Underworld to follow the first and second, are planned for 2024 and 2025 "As dangers mount, Grace, Nate, and friends go on the offensive and wake the other Dragon Kings, but as they fly to wake the eastern[...]
Cambridge University Launches Permanent Collection of Graphic Novels
Lucy Cavendish College at the University of Cambridge is launching a first-of-its-kind permanent collection of graphic novels, making the Lucy Cavendish College Library home to one of the world's most ambitious compilations of the works of artists and writers in this relatively new field With multiple new academic journals on comics and graphic novels launched[...]
Course To Teach Librarians How To Resist Graphic Novel Bans
It's not just the graphic novel Gender Queer that is under assault in public libraries, schools libraries, or even bookstores, plenty of books and graphic novels are being targeted by groups, for having LGBTQ and racial content, often with an eye to try and engender suspicion, hate and outrage in order to get elected Well,[...]
Mad Cave Studios Buys OGN Publisher Papercutz, Rex Ogle In Charge
Whether a child is a reluctant reader or reading well ahead of their peers, Papercutz can provide action, adventure, fantasy, mystery, scary stories, and of course, some of the most recognizable characters in the media." "Papercutz has been publishing incredible graphic novels for kids for 17 years, and Mad Cave already has an amazing readership in[...]
ABLAZE Announces August Comics and Graphic Novels
Howard Cimmerian graphic novels Discover the true Conan, unrestrained, violent, and sexual Read the story as he intended! The Cimmerian Vol 4 includes two complete stories, "Beyond the Black River", and "Hour of the Dragon," plus bonus material, including the original prose stories, in one epic hardcover collection! Cover art: ABLAZE PROMETHEE 13:13 Issue 2 · MSRP: $3.99 · Available August 17th Promethee[...]
Corey Egbert To Adapt Jack Gantos's Joey Pigza At Graphic Novels
Publication of the first title, Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key, by editor Wesley Adams at publisher FSG will be in the spring of 2024. Corey Egbert To Adapt Jack Gantos' Joey Pigza At Graphic Novels Egbert posted to Facebook, saying "Some crazy big news I'm very excited and honored to have the opportunity to adapt @jgantos amazing[...]
Here are the top 400 ordered comic books and graphic novels through Diamond Comic Distributors for January 2022. Top 400 Ordered Comics/Graphic Novels Through Diamond In January 2022 Top 400 Ordered Comics Quantity Dollar Index Publication Price Publisher 1 1 604.75 SPAWN SCORCHED #1 $5.99 IMAGE COMICS 2 7 204.02 SAGA #55 (MR) $2.99 IMAGE COMICS 3 3 142.15 STRAY DOGS DOG DAYS #2 $4.99 IMAGE COMICS 4 5 120.38 NOCTERRA SPECIAL (MR) $3.99 IMAGE COMICS 5 11 110.92 GUNSLINGER SPAWN #4 $2.99 IMAGE COMICS 6 6 108.91 HOUSE OF SLAUGHTER #4 $3.99 BOOM! STUDIOS 7 14 102.61 KING SPAWN #6 $2.99 IMAGE COMICS 8 16 100.00 SPAWN[...]
Tapas Media Signs Graphic Novel Deal with Andrews McNeel Publishing
Andrews McNeel Publishing (AMP) has partnered with Tapas Media, the pioneer mobile storytelling platform with more than 10 million registered users, for a multi-book deal to present a line of smart, entertaining graphic novels featuring strong female and underrepresented characters at their centre This makes sense since Tapas Media's digital comics have a large female,[...]
Florida Polk County Schools Pull Raina Telgemeier's Drama From Shelves
Polk County in Florida is the latest to be subject to banning of the critically acclaimed bestselling graphic novels from schools, part of a series of such exclusions in recent years that Bleeding Cool has covered Polk County Public Schools Superintendent Frederick Heid has asked middle and high school librarians to remove 16 books from[...]
The Vote To Ban Art Spiegelman's Maus From Classrooms
They are all the first, second and third best-selling graphic novels on Amazon, with the box-set in fifth place. And all because a school board in McMinn County, Tennessee unanimously voted to remove Maus, the only graphic novel to win the Pulitzer Prize for literature, from the high school language arts curriculum, citing concerns over profanity[...]
TKO Studios Inks Distribution Deal with Simon & Schuster
to manage their worldwide trade book sales and retail distribution for the publisher's eclectic catalog starting from February 1st, 2022. TKO Studios logo TKO Studios publishes comics, graphic novels, and literature by a critically acclaimed array of creators, authors, and artists Notable TKO titles include DJELIYA, by Juni Ba, THE BANKS by N.Y Times bestselling author Roxane Gay[...]
The Vote To Ban Art Spiegelman's Maus From Classrooms
I wonder why? Well, it's all thanks to a school board in McMinn County, Tennessee which unanimously voted to remove Maus, the only graphic novel to win the Pulitzer Prize for literature, from the language arts curriculum, citing concerns over profanity and female nudity. Bleeding Cool has been covering a number of graphic novels that have[...]
Adult Graphic Novels Sales More Than Doubled In Bookstores In 2021
With The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy from 2019 still topping the list,  selling around 955,000 copies, just shy of a million, two years after it was first published. While a 9.5% increase in juvenile fiction sales was led by Dav Pilkey's superhero graphic novel Dog Man: Mothering Heights published[...]
Official: Charles Brownstein Fired By the CBLDF
But, with the New Year upon us, they are making an appeal to their most basic of missions, defending Free Speech and fighting censorship in the United States Of America, when it comes to comic books. The official logo of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund As we approach the new year, attacks on comics are intensifying. In[...]
Indiana School Shuts Down Over V For Vendetta Protest
It included a number of graphic novels, featured on Bleeding Cool, including V For Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd The comic book tells the story of an England under the boot of a media-driven and police-imposed fascist dictatorship, written in the early eighties and inspired by the Thatcher government of the day Last[...]
TKO Signs Deal With New Regency to Develop Graphic Novels for Film, TV
TKO Studios, the indie publisher of a number of eclectic titles, has signed a development deal with New Regency to develop its graphic novels into film and television projects Under the terms of the deal, New Regency will have the right to exclusively develop television projects from TKO Studios' expansive library of IP TKO's Salvatore[...]
Texas Asks if V For Vendetta & Y The Last Man are in School Libraries
As previously stated, he made a list of 829 books, with a focus on sexual orientation, feminism, race, and polar bears, as well as books that contain "contain material that might make students feel discomfort, guilt, anguish, or any other form of psychological distress because of their race or sex or convey that a student,[...]
More Feminist and LGBTQ Graphic Novels Banned From School Libraries
The Goddard school district of Kansas has reversed a decision that previously saw them remove more than two dozen books from circulation in the district's school libraries, including a number of graphic novels Julie Cannizzo, assistant superintendent for academic affairs in Goddard, sent an email to principals and librarians last week with the list of 29[...]
Penn State
When their websites are working, of course. Graphic Mundi Of Penn State University Press's 2022 Graphic Novels Hakim's Odyssey, Book 2: From Turkey to Greece written and drawn by Fabien Toulmé and translated by Hannah Chute is the second volume in a trilogy chronicling the journey of Hakim, a real-life Syrian refugee In a starred review, Booklist[...]
Texas Asks if V For Vendetta & Y The Last Man are in School Libraries
But he has demanded answers by the 12th of November, noting that a number of Texas school districts of late "have removed books from libraries and/or classrooms after receiving objections from students, parents, and taxpayers." These include (and why this story is running on Bleeding Cool) graphic novels such as V for Vendetta by Alan Moore[...]