Graphic Novel Market Continues to Grow Despite Weak Economy

February 2009
Book Publishing Report;Feb2009, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p11
Trade Publication
The article provides an analysis on the economic condition of the graphic novel industry in the U.S. It cites the third annual New York Comic Convention in February 2009 which offers a comprehensive discussion on graphic novel industry's condition. The "Overview of the U.S. Comic Book and Graphic Novel Market 2008-2009" from Simba Information Inc. which provides an overall synopsis of the graphic novel industry is also mentioned.


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