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Credit: Hartley Lin Credit: Hartley Lin Press Release Here they are: the nominees for the 16th annual Doug Wright Awards! The Doug Wright Award for best bookThis Place: 150 Years RetoldKateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Sonny Assu, Brandon Mitchell, Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley, David A. Robertson, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Jen Storm, Richard Van Camp, Katherena Vermette, Chelsea Vowel,
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Credit: Tapas Media Credit: Tapas Media Press Release WHEN: April 7 2020 WHAT: Tapas Media has launched an initiative called InThisTogether to support comic book creators, artists and writers who are publishing on their digital media platform.  Aware that creative industries are impacted from recent events, Tapas will step up to waive all fees associated
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Credit: Oni Press Robert Meyers Credit: Valiant Entertainment Valiant Entertainment’s Senior Editorial Director Robert Meyer has announced that he has taken a new position at Oni Press. Meyers began work today in Portland as Oni’s Senior Editor of Licensing. “Thrilled to announce that today I am joining the team at Oni Press, as Senior Editor,
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Credit: Marvel Comics Marvel Comics’ booktrade distributor Hachette has listed a book titled The Marvel Art of George Perez for sale in December. Perez is known for his multiple Avengers runs from the 1970s through the 1990s, in which he relaunched the team alongside writer Kurt Busiek. Perez also penciled the JLA/Avengers Marvel/DC 2003/04 crossover limited series
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Self-portrait Credit: Judd Winick Credit: Judd Winick (Random House Books for Young Readers) Judd Winick is well-known to comic book fans for writing superhero stories, but the creator has found a new audience through his all-ages graphic novel series HILO, which he both writes and draws. Winick’s latest release, HILO Book 6: All the Pieces
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Credit: Yen Press Yen Press will reschedule its May through August releases, which it will now publish between May and September, and canceling its September solicitations. Publisher/Managing Director Kurt Hassler penned a statement explaining the decision, which comes down to regulations and supply chain disruptions taking place as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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Credit: Lucasfilm Screenwriter/producer Joby Harold has been hired as the new lead writer for Disney+’s Obi-Wan streaming series starring Ewan McGregor, according to Variety. Harold would replace the previously-announced Hossein Amini, who reportedly left the project back in January. Harold executive produced John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, as well as the TV shows Underground
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Some of Lion Forge Labs’ staff Credit: Polarity LTD Credit: Polarity LTD Polarity LTD has confirmed to Newsarama that it has closed its animation/comics development subsidiary Lion Forge Labs, with all employees laid off. “Due to rapidly changing economic conditions and the profound impact on marketing and advertising budgets globally, we made the very difficult
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Credit: Tracy Butler Credit: Tracy Butler (Iron Circus) The Chicago-based comic publisher Iron Circus is now, officially, a multimedia company. With the successful (and then some) Kickstarter fundraising campaign for a cartoon based on Tracy Butler’s Lackadaisy webcomic, Spike Trotman’s Iron Circus is now getting directly into the business of animation – not through licensing
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Credit: DC UNIVERSE Credit: DC UNIVERSE DC Universe has unveiled the full cast of its upcoming Stargirl series, which features classic members of the Justice Society such as Wildcat, Dr. Mid-Nite, and Hourman, as well as villains such as Tigress, Sportsmaster, Dragon King, Brainwave, and Icicle. The announcement came with a poster showing off the
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Credit: Eugene Powers / Shutterstock.com Marvel Entertainment Creative Director Joe Quesada has launched a video series where he’ll draw on camera every Monday morning to helps folks under self-quarantine find entertainment and get creative during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.   Here’s the inaugural video from the series, which he calls Joe Q’s Morning Warm Up: It
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Credit: Oni Press INVISIBLE DIFFERENCES ASPERGERS LIVING LIFE FULL COLOR HC(W) Julie Dachez (A/CA) Mademoiselle CarolineMeet Marguerite. She feels awkward, struggling every day to stay productive at work and keep up appearances with friends. She’s sensitive, irritable at times. She makes her environment a fluffy, comforting cocoon, alienating her boyfriend. The everyday noise and stimuli
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Credit: DC DC plans to continue digital distribution of its weekly comic books despite the stoppage of its print comic books’ release due to the Diamond Comic Distributor’s shutdown, according to the publisher’s Director of Marketing Services Adam Phillips. In DC’s private Facebook page for Direct Market comics book retailers, Phillips confirmed the decision – and
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