Roaring Brook Press Kicks Off New Graphic Novel Imprint

February 2005
Book Publishing Report;2/7/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p3
Trade Publication
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.


Related Articles

  • Roaring Brook to Launch Graphic Novel Imprint. Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;7/19/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 29, p7 

    Reports on the plan of trade book publisher Roaring Brook Press to launch an imprint for comics and graphic novels aimed at teenagers and younger readers in the U.S. in 2004. Appointment of designer Mark Siegal at Roaring Brook; Number of books to be released by the imprint per year beginning...

  • Graphic Novels as Part of Your Library Collection. Walliser, Karen // School Libraries in Canada;2005, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p8 

    The article reports on whether to include graphic novels as part of library collection. The graphic novel format covers a variety of genres, addresses current and relative issues for teenagers, stimulates the young's imagination and engages reluctant readers. The dynamics of the visuals is...

  • 4 lessons for writing graphic novels: With all kinds of narrative possibilities, you're limited only by your imagination. Baldino, Greg // Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.);Oct2012, Vol. 125 Issue 10, p47 

    The article offers insights on writing graphic novels, a dynamic subcategory of publishing in 2012. It states that the different panels in a graphic novel reflect on each other, with the totality of the picture being greater than its parts, and that the story structure in a comic is always...

  • HE READS...Graphic Novels.  // Booklist;3/15/2007, Vol. 103 Issue 14, p38 

    The article discusses graphic novels aimed at a male audience. Graphic novels discussed include "The Doofus Omnibus," by Rick Altergott and "Buddy Does Seattle," by Peter Bagge. The author states that the publisher Fantagraphics publishes graphic novels and comic books that appeal to adolescents...

  • Soft Skull Graphic Novels: Smart, Visionary Books. MacDonald, Heidi // Publishers Weekly;12/22/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 51, p23 

    This article provides information on the decision of Brooklyn, New York-based publishing house Soft Skull Press to get into graphic novels. The 10-year-old publisher is best known for publishing works from New York's cultural underground and for politically provocative titles, such as the Get...

  • OUCH! Fine, Jane // Young Adult Library Services;Summer2005, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p14 

    The article presents an interview with Terry Nantier, publisher of the Papercutz imprint by Nantier Beall Minoustchine Publishing Inc. (NBM). Nantier recalled that there was lack of public awareness on graphic novels in 1976. She said that her company has done a lot to educate on the quality of...

  • 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...

  • Simon & Schuster Replaces PGW As VIZ's Manga Publisher.  // Book Publishing Report;5/3/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 16, p3 

    Reports on the replacement of Publishers Group West by Simon &Schuster Inc. as the domestic distributor for manga titles produced by San Francisco, California-based VIZ LLC. Capitalization on the growing market for graphic novels; Popularity of manga in the U.S. and Europe; Terms of the deal.

  • 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...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics