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- Drawn-out sagas. Flamm, Matthew // Crain's New York Business;2/2/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p3
Thearticle focuses on graphic novels that captured youth market. Upstairs at the West 82nd Street Barnes & Noble Inc., backpacks lie strewn across the floor as a group of motley teenagers sits in a corner, eyes glued to books filled with black-and-white squares of illustrated text. Other...
- Roaring Brook Press Kicks Off New Graphic Novel Imprint. // Book Publishing Report;2/7/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p3
Reports on the launch of a graphic novel imprint from Roaring Book Press, which is aimed at children and young adults in the U.S. Intention of the company to break into graphic novels; List of upcoming titles; Aim of the company to publish more nonfiction books.
- Religion Gets Graphic. Tickle, Phyllis; Riess, Jana; Devereaux, Elizabeth // Publishers Weekly;6/21/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 25, p34
Focuses on the religious graphic novels featured at the Book Expo America in Chicago, Illinois. Examples of graphic novels that deal with spiritual issues and generic religion; Books about faith, journeys and struggles; Information on the religious graphic novels created by children's religion...
- Conundrum's balancing act. Moore, Nathaniel G. // Quill & Quire;May2004, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p16
Traditionally there has been little crossover between conventional publishers and graphic novel specialists. But one Montreal micropress is looking to split its list between literary fiction and graphic novels. Conundrum put out its first graphic novel in 2002. Conundrum has published novels...
- Manga Bonanza. // Publishers Weekly;12/6/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 49, p38
Presents information on manga or Japanese comics. Comparison of the number of manga titles released by publishers in 2003 and 2004; Publishers entering the manga market; Reason behind the popularity of manga.
- S&S Kids' Group to Add Graphic Novels. Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;6/11/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 24, p8
The article reports on the efforts of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing to encourage the publication of comics and graphic novels throughout its imprints. Rubin Pfeffer, S&S senior vice-president and publisher of children's trade, is the force behind the initiative. The program is also...
- New York Comic-Con 2008. Hudson, Laura // Publishers Weekly;3/10/2008, Vol. 255 Issue 10, p24
The article offers information on the third annual New York Comic-Con to be held in April 18-20, 2008 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. This year's event is shaping up to be one of the biggest and most comprehensive of all with a day of programs devoted to kid's comics. Traditional book...
- Novel to Graphic Novel: Turning Popular Prose into Comics. Price, Ada // Publishers Weekly;4/5/2010, Vol. 257 Issue 14, p23
The article reports on the growing market for graphic novels in the U.S. as of April 2010. The issue of whether the graphic novels are straight adaptations of popular prose works is addressed by Kurt Hassler, publishing director of Yen Press. Lillian Diaz-Przybyl, senior editor at Tokyopop in...
- Graphic Novels Feel the Love. Wolk, Douglas; Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;5/20/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 20, p36
Focuses on graphic novels at the BookExpo America convention held in New York from May 3-5, 2002. Interest shown by libraries and bookstore buyers in graphic novels; Description of comics publishers' readership; Contribution of multimedia properties to the success of comics publishers.