August 2017 Best-Selling Graphic Novels August 2017 Best-Selling Graphic Novels
Check out the top 25 best-selling graphic novels from DBD publishers for August 2017 based on sales reported on BookScan. >>
Graphic Novel Sales Grow 16% in Book Market Graphic Novel Sales Grow 16% in Book Market
According to estimates from Comichron and ICv2, the graphic novel market grew 16% through the book market in 2016, continuing the growth of the format from a 23% increase in 2015 and a 16% increase in 2014.  >>
Indie Bookstores Report Rise of Children's Book Sales Over the Summer Indie Bookstores Report Rise of Children's Book Sales Over the Summer
According to research done by Publishers Weekly, independent bookstores have reported a rise in sales of children's book over the summer.  >>
ABA Booksellers Provide Tips on Strengthening Inclusivity and Diversity in Bookstores ABA Booksellers Provide Tips on Strengthening Inclusivity and Diversity in Bookstores
ABA has compiled a comprehensive list of suggestions from booksellers after a series of discussions and forums to provide tips aimed at helping stores develop strategies for strengthening their unique role in communities as inclusive places for dialogue and diversity. Check out the full list of tips here! >>
DBD Presents Fall 2017 Catalog Through Edelweiss DBD Presents Fall 2017 Catalog Through Edelweiss
The Fall 2017 Catalog is now available on Edelweiss and Edelweiss+ and includes titles such as Princeless Book 4, The Walking Dead Volume 28, James Bond: Black Box and more! >>
Diamond Select Toys January Roundup Diamond Select Toys January Roundup
Diamond Select Toys has new items releasing in stores January 2018 from Batman: The Animated Series, Cthulhu, DC Flash TV, Kingdom Hearts, Marvel Comics, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and Thor: Ragnarok! >>
How to Host A Safe Halloween Event With Comics How to Host A Safe Halloween Event With Comics
Don't get spooked! Providing a safe space for children and families on Halloween is an easy and fun way to invite your community into the library. Find out how to host a safe Halloween event at your bookstore with the help of graphic novels! >>
Image Comics Presents 'Authorless Event Kit' Image Comics Presents 'Authorless Event Kit'
In honor of their 25th anniversary, Image Comics has put together a free Authorless Event Kit for retailers and libraries. This kit is a 44-page guide to hosting an Image Comics Author Event, providing all the necessary resources and tools to host a proper event. >>
How to Host a Killer Walking Dead Viewing Party How to Host a Killer Walking Dead Viewing Party
Since its creation, Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead has become a household name nation-wide. Find out how to bring these zombie fans to your doorstep by hosting your own Walking Dead Viewing Party for the AMC mid-season premier on February 12, 2017>>
Comics as Literature Comics as Literature
In 1992, the comic book world found itself in unprecedented territory when Art Spiegelman won the Pulitzer Prize for his stunning Holocaust survival story, Maus. Since that watershed event, the mainstream acceptance of comics and graphic novels has only grown. Check out our comprehensive list of award-winning graphic novels here! (Updated regularly) >>
Start Hosting Your Manga Book Club With This Handbook From CBLDF and Viz Media Start Hosting Your Manga Book Club With This Handbook From CBLDF and Viz Media
The Comic Book Legal Defense Club provides invaluable materials for retailers, librarians, educators, and any one interested in pop culture, including the Manga Book Club Handbook. Created in partnership with Viz Media, this handbook is the perfect guide to starting a successful manga book club. >>

Monstress Volume 2: The Blood Monstress Volume 2: The Blood
Image Comics
Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900's Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power. >>