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.
The five romances of Anna Todd’s ‘After’ series are being adapted as graphic novels with Spain’s Pablo Andrés assigned to do the artwork.
Visiting booksellers in southern France, Richard Charkin finds mostly resilience and ringing cash registers in the provinces this summer.
As president of the combined Wattpad Webtoon Studios division, Levitz says the hurdle now is getting more content to more screens faster.
Even as Emmanuel Macron names reading the ‘great national cause’ of the year, France’s publishers are celebrating ‘book resilience’ in 2020.
Naver’s US$600 million acquisition of Wattpad is completed as potential competition arrives from Amazon’s new Kindle Vella and Seoul’s Kakao.
Ingram Content Group seeds Binc’s ‘Survive to Thrive’ bookstore grant program, with additional major support from publishers and Bookshop.org.
Moving this year to digital submissions, the 33rd annual Lambda Literary Awards program names 120 titles in its shortlists.