Today, Marvel Comics may be a multi-billion dollar business built on the back of superheroes, but its past is littered with lewd, pornographic publications.
Author Archives: Daniel Kalder
Daniel Kalder is an author and journalist originally from Scotland, currently based in Texas after a ten year stint spent living in the former USSR where he (more or less) picked up Russian. He has written two books about Russian life and culture and contributes features, reviews and travel pieces to publications around the world.
UK design studio turned publisher FUEL discuss how Kickstarter is helping fund their latest cult project: Russian Criminal Tattoo Police Files.
Anna Soler-Pont of Barcelona’s Pontas Literary & Film Agency discusses the her dual careers in books and movies, and role as an agent, writer and producer.
Australian upstart publisher Milk Shadow Books has tapped a well of multicultural comics talent down under to produce a string of bestselling fringe titles.
Turkmenistan’s Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, aka Arkadag (The Protector), has joined Gaddafi, Mussolini, and Saddam Hussein in the line of dictators who wrote fiction.
Michael Tamblyn, the Chief Content Officer at Kobo, offers an update on the ebookseller’s magazine store, kids shop and international expansion.
US manga titan Viz Media is seeking growth in non-traditional manga markets and is launching its first list in India, after starting in the Philippines this year. Will it work?
British multi-platform publisher YUDU is favoring publishing in the robust iBooks platform over stand-alone apps, which entail greater expense and risk.
Bucharest-based developer Read Forward has produced original ebooks, luxury digital editions of classics and is now moving into education, with fully interactive HTML5 textbooks.
The new translation of the graphic novel Beirut 1990 is a timely reminder that when it comes to depicting the reality of war, sometimes waiting a while is best.