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.
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.