NYCC: Dark Horse Digital Strategy Includes Brick & Mortar Partnerships
- Category Review: Travel Books Less Reference, More Travelogue. // Book Publishing Report;May2009, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p2
The article reports on the decrease in the sales of traditional travel guides in the U.S. publishing industry in 2009. The decline, though still in motion, is attributed to travel sector's reference to travelogues and biographies. It notes the disappearance of travel guide titles from bestseller...
- Will the 'First Printing' Become a 20th-Century Relic? Deahl, Rachel // Publishers Weekly;6/13/2011, Vol. 258 Issue 24, p4
This article discusses the impact of electronic books (e-books) on the first printing practice of publishers in the U.S. It explores how rising sales of e-books complicates the issue of positioning books on the list. It notes that e-books can account for as much as 50 percent of sales. In...
- New Titles on Lists Grow in April. // Book Publishing Report;May2009, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p5
The article reports on the increase of publishing book titles in the U.S. in April 2009. It notes that the International Standard Book Numbers (ISBNs) represented 39.7% of the 491 total ISBNs on three lists. It reveals that top 10 titles in the lists show increase in turnover of newer titles. It...
- Independent Retailer Watch: Cautious Inventory Through 2009. // Book Publishing Report;Apr2009, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p12
The article reports on the performance of independent book retailers in 14 consumer categories in the U.S. in 2009. Survey shows that booksellers plan to keep some of the categories such as cookbooks, biography/autobiography, and religion. Meanwhile, some booksellers plan to scale a few back...
- Category Review: A Five-Year Look at Suspense. // Book Publishing Report;Apr2009, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p2
The article reports on the positive growth of the suspense books category in the U.S. in five years ending in 2008. It notes that the category was represented by 204 International Standard Book Numbers (ISBNs). The publishers show strong preference toward mass market for the category, with...
- NYCC: Comic Prices Dropping. // Book Publishing Report;Oct2010, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p9
The article reports on the decline of comic prices in New York in 2010. It notes that increasing high cover prices and production costs are some of the primary challenges encountered by comic book industry. It announces that DC Comics will implement a line-wide pricing adjustment noting that all...
- Hoopla Digi Inks Deal with Dark Horse Comics. // Graphic Arts Industry News Digest;11/3/2015, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p15
The article reports on digital media firm Hoopla Digital's signing of an agreement with Dark Horse Comics for the conversion of some of the latter's most popular titles into digital form like "Hellboy" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
- News Briefs. // Publishers Weekly;9/12/2016, Vol. 263 Issue 37, p10
This section offers news briefs of interest to the U.S. book industry, including the change in the schedule of the regional trade show of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and decline in the first-quarter revenue of publisher Wiley.
- Chain Sales Head Downhill. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;4/12/2010, Vol. 257 Issue 15, p3
The article reports on the 6.9 percent decrease in the total sales of major booksellers in the U.S. for the year ended January 31, 2010.