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Marvel Brings 600 Graphic Novels to Schools and Libraries Through Rakuten OverDrive

Marvel Brings 600 Graphic Novels to Schools and Libraries Through Rakuten OverDrive

Marvel has joined the digital book and graphic novel lending service serving libraries and public schools Marvel has added 600 graphic novels and comic book collections to the service, including popular properties like Avengers, X-Men, Spider-Man, and Black Panther, available now.Said OverDrive EVP of Publisher Services Erica Lazzaro: Our library partners have long requested the addition[...]

DC Comics to Library Patrons: Read a Book

DC Comics to Library Patrons: "Read a Book"

DC Comics has announced a new initiative for the American Library Association's Midwinter Conference with what might at first seem like an odd choice of taglines, telling people at a very book-centric gathering to "read a book." However, DC's "Be a Hero, Read a Book" campaign is actually meant to promote DC's graphic novels in[...]

Creators Discuss The Importance Of Libraries In Promoting Literacy

Creators Discuss The Importance Of Libraries In Promoting Literacy

The series focuses specifically on libraries and educators, and presents new innovative ways to include comics and graphic novels in the educational process.On Thursday morning at the Creators, Libraries, and Literacy panel, librarians and educators got to meet Raina Telgemeier, Matt Holm, Molly Ostertag, Zander Cannon and Mike Lawrence and discuss the impact that libraries[...]

Titan Lion Forge And Fantagraphics Join Hoopla Digital Comics For Libraries

Titan, Lion Forge, And Fantagraphics Join Hoopla Digital Comics For Libraries

But this is a press release, after all, so we can forgive a little hyperbole, especially for a platform offering free comics - our favorite kind.To seal the deal, as is custom, executives from all parties participated in the sacred ritual of exchanging complimentary statements about each other in press releases."Titan Comics is delighted to[...]

LGBT Books And Graphic Novels Targeted By Censorship

LGBT Books And Graphic Novels Targeted By Censorship

The ALA's 2016 list of the Top Ten most challenged books in American Libraries and school has revealed that a vast majority of those challenged and banned are books containing LGBTQ characters or themes, particularly the transgender aspect of the community There are also a significant number of graphic novels, both original and collected editions,[...]

EigoMANGA Make Titles Available To Public Libraries Digitally

EigoMANGA Make Titles Available To Public Libraries Digitally

eigoMANGA is teaming with hoopla digital to make eigoMANGA's comic titles available to public libraries through hoopla digital's platform.hoopla digital is a service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of Movies, TV Shows, Music, eBooks, Audiobooks and Comics Library goers can borrow, instantly stream and download content with[...]

Library-Based Comic Conventions

Library-Based Comic Conventions

Jon Johnson writes for Bleeding Cool:In a large catalogue of panels, announcements and media craziness, only one at the 2014 New York Comic Con stood out as one of high interest to me:  the Reading with Pictures organized Library-Based Comic Conventions panel hosted by Dan Mishkin, Jerzy Drozd and Josh Elder.At a show with a[...]

Alan Moores Open Letter To Northampton Council Makes The Front Page

Alan Moore's Open Letter To Northampton Council Makes The Front Page

Alan Moore is a keen supporter of public libraries and for a number of years has made public appearances to support them, in the face of government cutbacks We've covered a few of those efforts.Earlier this year, the Northampton Herald & Post reported on Alan Moore working with the library and children who had been[...]