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New York Times Bestseller Lists For Graphic Novels in April and May

However, the New York Times Bestseller Lists, drawn from bookstores, continued to be running The list is based on a proprietary method that uses sales figures, other data and internal guidelines that are unpublished—how the New York Times compiles the list is a trade secret.Here are their latest monthly charts for graphic novels covering April[...]

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"Hamilton": Lin-Manuel Miranda "Flexible" With Disney Censors

Kyle Buchanan of the New York Times tweeted his conversation to Miranda about what changes he’ll have to make to the show. “So I asked Lin-Manuel Miranda about it on the Oscars red carpet ‘I think we'll figure it out when we get there,’ he said — the film is due out in Oct 2021 —[...]

New 'When They See Us' Trailer for Netflix and Ava DuVernay's Central Park 5 Drama [TRAILER]

'When They See Us': Ava DuVernay Limited Series on "Central Park 5" Case Releases Official Trailer

In addition to DuVernay, Attica Locke, Robin Swicord, and Michael Starrburry also serve as writers on the limited series. [caption id="attachment_1039487" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Netflix[/caption]Interesting historical note: before his time in The White House, Donald Trump infamously ran ads in the The New York Times and other outlets that the five young men should be given the[...]

FX, Hulu, and The New York Times All in on Docuseries 'The Weekly'

[caption id="attachment_844692" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Haxorjoe CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL Wikimedia Commons[/caption]In a mash-up of media's past, present and future, cable network FX and streaming service Hulu are teaming up with The New York Times for The Weekly Produced in conjunction with Red Arrow Studios' Left/Right (This American Life, The Circus), the weekly narrative docuseries will highlight[...]

Amazon Looks to Spend $1 Billion on Series That's NOT Lord of the Rings

Meanwhile, on Earth, different camps start forming, planning to either welcome the superior beings and help them take over a world seen as corrupt, or to fight against the invasion. Cixin's novels received an unexpected "presidential seal of approval" in January 2017, when The New York Times Chief Book Critic Michiko Kakutani interviewed President Barack Obama[...]

WASHINGTON - JUNE 29: US President Barack Obama with the first lady Michelle Obama next to him gives speech from the East Room of the White House June 29, 2009 in Washington, DC

Rumor: Michelle and Barack Obama Producing Series at Netflix?

This is still pretty darn deep in rumor territory, but there is a report from the New York Times that American power-couple of Michelle and Barack Obama may be in talks with Netflix to produce original exclusive series (as in multiple) for the streaming service.[caption id="attachment_808061" align="aligncenter" width="600"] WASHINGTON - JUNE 29: US President Barack[...]

Highway 59: FX Adapting Attica Locke's Bluebird, Bluebird To Series

Darren must solve the crimes--and save himself in the process--before Lark's long-simmering racial fault lines erupt.A rural noir suffused with the unique music, color, and nuance of East Texas, Bluebird, Bluebird is an exhilarating, timely novel about the collision of race and justice in America.Earning the honor of being a New York Times Book Review[...]

On This Day In Pop Culture History For February 10

So, without further ado: Here are some things that have happened on February 10:1355- The Saint Scholastica's Day Riot in Oxford, Englad leaves over 90 people dead at a book signing by Raina Telgemeier.1897- The New York Times begins using the slogan " All the News That's Fit To Print".1940- Tom and Jerry debut! is[...]

Marvel To Publish Free Collection Of 14 Of Their Hip-Hop Variant Covers

[caption id="attachment_447287" align="alignright" width="346"] Amazing Spider-Man #1 artwork by Mike Del Mundo (A Tribe Called Quest’s Midnight Marauders)[/caption]Much has been made of Marvel's recent decision to publish a publish of variant covers for their comics featuring Marvel-themed versions of famous hip-hop covers.There have been allegations of appropriation, and of outright theft, but it hasn't stopped them[...]

Cover Variance: As DC Leaves New York, Marvel Runs NYC Covers

They are holding their last retailer event as a New York publisher tomorrow (let us know if you're going...)So as not to let the door hit them on the way out, Marvel are running special New York themed variant covers in May, showcasing a few of them in the New York Times.Can you see the Hulk?Would[...]

New York Times Drops 'See Something Say Something' Strip Over #YesAllWomen

Michael Kupperman writes on his blog, Some of you may have noticed that David Rees and I have been producing a comic for the New York Times Week in Review section called "See Something, Say Something" every other Sunday… but we're not in today's paper That's because they objected to David's script this week and refused[...]

Legos Taking Over The World… Or At Least The Best Seller List

The lastest volume of Lego Ninjago series Night Of The Nindroids entered the New York Times Book Review Graphic Book Best Seller list at #1 And it's the 8th volume in the series to do so.With the sales of the latest issue, the series has also hit another milestone: 2,000,000 units sold. “LEGO NINJAGO titles have[...]

Tomato Can Blues, A New Kind Of "Pop Up" Motion Comic For The New York Times

The reader is still in control of the movement and, yes, I spend a fair few second wiggling it back and forth with semi-hilarious results.But it's another tool in the webcomic toolbox being given rather large exposure, courtesy of the New York Times website. Tomato Can Blues by Mary Pilon and Attila Futaki is a short[...]

How Image Comics Won The New York Times Bestseller List

Image Comics has had half the top 10 bestsellers on the NYT paperback graphic novels list for the year so far, including including five weeks with six out of ten. And for 22 of the 31 weeks so far, has had the number one spot. Yes, it's mostly Walking Dead. But it's not solely Walking […]

Could Bookstores Be The Saviour Of I, Vampire?

At New York Comic Con, I heard a number of people tell me that they had heard that the DC New 52 title I, Vampire was to be cancelled from issue 18 in six months time.And that was down to a combination of lower sales and a feeling that the comic didn't sit well with[...]

The Walking Dead Conquers Amazon

This kind of dominance is unparalleled.The Walking Dead has won, folks.Over on the New York Times Bestseller list, there are four Walking Dead books in the top ten paperpacks (including the top two spots) and three in the hardcover list If Amazon sales are anything to go by, that is likely to shift in the[...]