A new study led by AIE and Lucca Crea in Italy reveals a growing readership that spans a wider range of ages than might be expected.
Winners in the 2021 Watty Awards include stories inducted into the Paid Stories program that allows writers to earn money for their work.
The merged Canadian and Korean platforms are expected to generate 12 graphic novels per year in the Webtoon Unscrolled imprint.
One goal of Glénat’s acquisition of Hugo, says Arthur de Saint Vincent, is a complementary use of licenses, heavy on romance and comics.
The two platforms brought together by South Korea’s Naver have begun early development on a trio of properties.
‘The buzz and energy’ around the in-person Frankfurter Buchmesse, says Stephanie Barrouillet, ‘is needed.’
‘Publishers tried, but it really didn’t work,’ says one Paris bookseller about the question of pandemic-related books this year.
The IDW-Penguin Random House Publisher Services agreement sees comic books, trade collections, and graphic novels going to ‘direct market.’
Webtoon, the platform for user-generated comics content has a partnership to offer new webcomics based on the DC Comics universe.
Asmodee Group’s brand-extension partnerships now include Ox Eye Media and its Source Point Press for comics based on games.