Webtoon, the platform for user-generated comics content has a partnership to offer new webcomics based on the DC Comics universe.
International sales that can ‘enhance HGB’s offerings’ are a consideration in the Workman Publishing merger, says HBG CEO Michael Pietsch.
The co-directors of the Cambridge-based ebook publisher are to stay with the company as Open Road buys it.
The multicultural publisher of children’s books Lee & Low buys the 130-book list of El Paso’s bilingual Cinco Puntos Press.
As president of the combined Wattpad Webtoon Studios division, Levitz says the hurdle now is getting more content to more screens faster.
Germany’s Bookwire buys Bok2 for added print-on-demand capacity, while Ingram sells edtech company VitalSource 15 years after acquiring it.
Naver’s US$600 million acquisition of Wattpad is completed as potential competition arrives from Amazon’s new Kindle Vella and Seoul’s Kakao.
The Czech publishing house Albatros Media has expanded its business by translating and selling its own titles into Spanish and English-language markets.
HarperCollins parent News Corp’s intended acquisition of HMH Books & Media raises, for some, new concern about consolidation.
‘Globally, people turned to books’ in 2020, Markus Dohle says, and Penguin Random House parent Bertelsmann reports on a strong year.