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It’s a slow week in comic book releases. There just isn’t anything that really pops out for readers to grab on to.
I guess that’s not entirely true. 1,023 more words
Next 23rd and 24th February Vilnius Pubcoop Event will take place in the context of the Vilnius bookfair.
Publishers from Germany, Slovenia, Latvia, Georgia, Ukrainia, Romania, Spain (Valencian language) and Lithuania will meet around seminars, conferences, readings, breakfasts and peer to peer meetings to present their works, and to know each others works. 34 more words
This week sees Image Comics celebrating their twenty-fifth anniversary. What once began as a haven for artists to make a fortune in the comic book industry with bland stories filled with gorgeous splash pages has turned into a place where top creators can tell any compelling story they want, on top of keeping a huge chunk of the profits. 909 more words
Small presses have the ability and inclination to try new things, support new authors, or publish genres that generally have poor readership.
Many small presses try to give a voice to a particular type of writing, a particular genre or a particular (generally under-represented) community of authors. 88 more words
Urban fantasy is a genre, right? The idea that magic is real (because of course it is) and happening all around us, usually with a sprawling city full of dark nooks and crannies as the background, isn’t a new one, but I guess now it has its own genre. 1,156 more words