Ingram & Library Journal Present Graphic Novel Webinar Ingram & Library Journal Present Graphic Novel Webinar
Comics and graphic novels represent one of the most quickly evolving categories and the increased volume of titles with themes of diversity can present challenges for libraries. Join us as our panel of industry experts share their insights. >>
NPD Group Reports 24% Growth in Children's and Young Adult Graphic Novels for 2016 NPD Group Reports 24% Growth in Children's and Young Adult Graphic Novels for 2016
On April 6, ABC Children's Institute hosted a talk on "Trend and Findings in Children's Bookselling" delivered by NPD Book client development specialist Allison Risbridger. According to NPD Book, trends in childrens books are taking form in comics and graphic novels with a growth of 24 percent in 2016. >>
Valiant Continues Expansion into Movie Production with Archer & Armstrong Adaptation Valiant Continues Expansion into Movie Production with Archer & Armstrong Adaptation
Valiant Entertainment is continuing to expand their on-screen adaptations with a movie adaptation of Archer & Armstrong. With 'Zombieland' director, Ruben Fleischer, and 'Pirates of the Caribbean' writer, Terry Rossio, the project is currently being developed in-house before partnering with a studio. >>
DBD Presents Dedicated Edelweiss Catalog for Starting a Graphic Novel Section DBD Presents Dedicated Edelweiss Catalog for Starting a Graphic Novel Section
Want to start a graphic novel section, but you aren't sure where to start? To ease the process of incorporating graphic novels onto your shelves, DBD has dedicated a catalog to the top titles needed when starting a graphic novel section in your store or library! >>
Miraculous & Voltron Tied As One of the Most Watched Kids Show on Netflix Miraculous & Voltron Tied As One of the Most Watched Kids Show on Netflix
According to data collected by Jumpshot, an analytics platform, Miraculous and Voltron were tied at third for the most watched kids shows on Netflix for February 2017. Both series have been adapted into graphic novel series to tap into children's interests and expand those interests into books. >>
ALA Releases the Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2016 ALA Releases the Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2016
Released in their State of America's Libraries Report 2017, the American Library Association has named the top ten most challenged books of 2016 based on data collected throughout the year. This year's list include several graphic novels including Image Comic's Big Hard Sex Criminals, Graphix's Drama, and First Second's This One Summer>>
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. >>
Will Eisner Graphic Novel Library Grant Winners Announced Will Eisner Graphic Novel Library Grant Winners Announced
The winners of the 2017 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Grants for Libraries will be honored at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Funded by the Will and Ann Eisner Family Foundation and administered by ALA's Games and Gaming Round Table and Graphic Novels & Comics in Libraries Member Initiative Group, two winners have been announced to receive the 2017 grants. >>
Children's Book Council Reviews Dramatic Rise of Graphic Novels Among Children Children's Book Council Reviews Dramatic Rise of Graphic Novels Among Children
During the Children's Book Council Forum held on March 2nd, industry professionals gathered to discuss 2016 children books sales. This review included the unanimous agreement regarding graphic novels for young readers as the "fastest growing" and "best performing category" for children's books. >>
First Photos from I Kill Giants Movie Adaptation Released First Photos from I Kill Giants Movie Adaptation Released
Filming for the movie adaptation of Joe Kelly's I Kill Giants from Image Comics began last fall, and the first stills from the live-action movie have been released. Check out the photos and a preview of the graphic novel here! >>
SYFY to Bring Grant Morrison's SYFY to Bring Grant Morrison's "Happy" To Television
On the heels of their 'reboot' initiative, SYFY has announced the first season orders for Grant Morrison's Happy from Image Comics. The story follows Nick Sax, a drunken ex-cop, who has an unfortunate meeting with fate in the form of a cartoon horse named Happy. >>
Action Lab Extends Partnership with Pop Culture Classroom Action Lab Extends Partnership with Pop Culture Classroom
Pop Culture Classroom (PCC) has announced the renewal of their continued partnership with Action Lab Entertainment, continuing Action Lab's support of PCC's arts and literacy curriculum - Storytelling Through Comics.  >>
Oni Press Announces New Additions to Square One Program Oni Press Announces New Additions to Square One Program
Oni Press launched their Square One program to encourage new readers with $10 first-volume trade paperbacks. During ComicsPro, Oni Press announced the addition of Courtney Crumrin Volume 1 and The Sixth Gun Volume 1 to the current list of Square One titles. >>
Lion Forge Debuts New Logo & KLAW Volume 2 from Young Readers Imprint Lion Forge Debuts New Logo & KLAW Volume 2 from Young Readers Imprint
2016 brought about several big changes for Lion Forge, including the acquisition of Magnetic Press and the creation of two imprints focused around teen and young readers. Now, Lion Forge welcomes 2017 with more exciting advances! >>
Lion Forge Imprint, Roar, Announces Upcoming Graphic Novels Lion Forge Imprint, Roar, Announces Upcoming Graphic Novels
Lion Forge continues their growth by announcing the upcoming graphic novels to be published under the young adult focused imprint, Roar.  >>
Coldest City Gets Atomic Blonde Cover in Time for Second Trailer Coldest City Gets Atomic Blonde Cover in Time for Second Trailer
Oni Press' The Coldest City has received a new cover treatment in time for the release of second trailer of the movie-adaptation, Atomic Blonde. Check out the new cover and trailer here! >>
Robert Kirkman's 'Invincible' Gets Movie Adaptation with Universal Robert Kirkman's 'Invincible' Gets Movie Adaptation with Universal
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg to set to direct and produce an adaptation of Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman's comic superhero 'Invincible' for Universal Pictures with Kirkman also on board to produce. >>
Dynamite And Electric Entertainment Partner To Bring TNT's The Librarians To Comics Dynamite And Electric Entertainment Partner To Bring TNT's The Librarians To Comics
Dynamite Entertainment announces an exclusive partnership with Electric Entertainment to develop the hit television series The Librarians into an all-new series of comics and graphic novels! >>
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Gets a New Trailer, Based on French Graphic Novel Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Gets a New Trailer, Based on French Graphic Novel
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, based off the French graphic novel, gets a new trailer showing off the adventures of Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne. >>
First Trailer Released for 'Atomic Blonde' Movie Based on Oni Press Graphic Novel First Trailer Released for 'Atomic Blonde' Movie Based on Oni Press Graphic Novel
Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for Atomic Blonde, a spy thriller movie based on The Coldest City graphic novel published by Oni Press. >>
Outcast Season 2 Gets International Premier Date Outcast Season 2 Gets International Premier Date
The premier for Outcast Season 2 will air internationally in April of 2017. The Fox television show is based on Robert Kirkman's graphic novel series, Outcast by Kirckman and Azaceta. Check out the trailer here! >>
Music Meets Comics With Valiant and Warped Tour Partnership Music Meets Comics With Valiant and Warped Tour Partnership
Vans Warped Tour has announced their partnership with Valiant Entertainment to bring a comic book theme to the annual music festival. Providing the artwork for the tour, Valiant will also be launching a Faith one-shot comic book supporting the non-profit Keep A Breast Foundation during the summer tour. >>
ABA Winter Institute Provides Tips for Graphic Novels in Indie Bookstores ABA Winter Institute Provides Tips for Graphic Novels in Indie Bookstores
Presented by ABC Children's Group
ABA's Winter Institute has many amazing panels for booksellers to attend to gain insight into industry trends, merchandising tips, and more. This year, the ABC Children's Group presented a panel on how to successfully sell and merchandise graphic novels in bookstores. >>
Gene Yang's Reading Without Walls Event Set for April Gene Yang's Reading Without Walls Event Set for April
Gene Luen Yang's, the current National Ambassador of Young People's Literature, program Reading Without Walls will launch and become an annual event beginning in April. >>
Star Wars Force Friday II Hits September 1 Star Wars Force Friday II Hits September 1
At 12:01 a.m. on September 1, stores worldwide will open to consumers, unveiling a host of toys based on the new film and kicking off a weekend celebrating all aspects of the franchise. >>
Eisner Awards Nominations for 2017 Announced Eisner Awards Nominations for 2017 Announced
Comic-Con International is proud to announce the nominations for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards 2017. This year’s nominees reflect the wide range of material being published in comics and graphic novel form today, with over 120 titles from some 50 publishers and by creators from all over the world. >>
Bram Stoker Award Winner Announced for Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel Category Bram Stoker Award Winner Announced for Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel Category
The Horror Writers Association are pleased to announced the 2016 Bram Stoker Award Winners, naming Kolchak The Night Stalker: The Forgotten Lore of Edgar Allan Poe from Moonstone as the winner for the Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel category. >>
Finalists for SEE-It Graphic Novel Award Announced Finalists for SEE-It Graphic Novel Award Announced
EBSCO Information Services and the Graphic Novel Committee of the Children's Book Council have introduced an award to highlight achievements in graphic novels coined SEE-IT: Stories Engagingly Expressed-Illustratively Told. On April 14th, the finalists for the 2017 SEE-It Award were announced, including Light and Rendez-vous in Phoenix from Lion Forge's Magnetic Press Collection. >>
Bitch Planet Among 2017 Glyph Award Nominees Bitch Planet Among 2017 Glyph Award Nominees
The Glyph Awards honor the best in comics made by, for, and about people of color from the preceding calendar year. This year, Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro is among the 2017 Glyph Awards nominees for several categories including Story of the Year. >>
Monstress, Saga and Paper Girls Among Hugo Award Nominees Monstress, Saga and Paper Girls Among Hugo Award Nominees
The Hugo Award nominees for the 2017 Best Graphic Story category have been announced, including Image Comics' Monstress Volume 1, Saga Volume 6 and Paper Girls Volume 1>>
10th Annual International Manga Award Winners Announced 10th Annual International Manga Award Winners Announced
The Japan International MANGA Awards have been announced. This award is given annually by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Manga artists who have contributed to the promotion of the craft overseas. This year a total of 14 winners were announced, including one gold and three silver. >>
Angoulême International Comics Festival Recap Angoulême International Comics Festival Recap
As all good things do, the Angoulême International Comics Festival has come to an end. Relive the thrilling exhibits and award ceremonies here! >>
EBSCO and Children's Book Council Introduce New Graphic Novels Award EBSCO and Children's Book Council Introduce New Graphic Novels Award
Stories Engagingly Expressed-Illustratively Told
EBSCO Information Services and the Graphic Novel Committee of the Children's Book Council have introduced an award to highlight achievements in graphic novels coined SEE-IT: Stories Engagingly Expressed-Illustratively Told. >>
Texas Library Association Announces Mavericks Graphic Novels List for 2017 Texas Library Association Announces Mavericks Graphic Novels List for 2017
The Mavericks Graphic Novels list presented by the Texas Library Association is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians with the purpose of encouraging students in grades 6-12 to explore a variety of current books. The current 2017 list is officially live, naming several titles including Faith and Lucky Penny>>
The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #47 Gets Cover Art from Jim Steranko and Gabriel Rodriguez The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #47 Gets Cover Art from Jim Steranko and Gabriel Rodriguez
One of the most influential comic book artists ever, Jim Steranko, brings his compelling mastery of the art form to the cover of the book that has been the Bible of serious collectors, dealers and enthusiasts since 1970! Steranko’s take on Batman covers the new prices, new feature articles, new additions to the Overstreet Hall of Fame, market reports and more. >>
Scott Pilgrim and Rick & Morty Publisher, ONI PRESS, Highlight New Square One Program Scott Pilgrim and Rick & Morty Publisher, ONI PRESS, Highlight New Square One Program
ONI PRESS announces their unique Square One program to encourage new readers by having volume one trade paperbacks specially priced at only $10. In addition, Oni Press reveals their upcoming spring 2017 graphic novels, including highlights in exclusive NetGalley previews and their dedicated Edelweiss catalog>>

Saga Volume 7 Saga Volume 7
Image Comics
From the worldwide bestselling team of FIONA STAPLES and BRIAN K. VAUGHAN, “The War for Phang” is an epic, self-contained SAGA event! Finally reunited with her ever-expanding family, Hazel travels to a war-torn comet that Wreath and Landfall have been battling over for ages. >>
Walking Dead Volume 27: The Whisperer War Walking Dead Volume 27: The Whisperer War
Image Comics
The time has come. The forces are aligning. The war has begun! Has Rick brought about the demise of everything he's built? Or will he triumph once again? Know this... there will be a cost. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #157-162. >>
Providence Act 1 Providence Act 1
Avatar Press
Alan Moore’s quintessential horror series has set the standard for a terrifying examination of the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Providence Act 1 Hard Cover edition that contains Providence issues #1-4. >>
Paper Girls Volume 1 Paper Girls Volume 1
Image Comics
In the early hours after Halloween of 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and otherworldly mysteries collide in this smash-hit series about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood. >>
Monstress Volume 1: Awakening Monstress Volume 1: Awakening
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. >>
Rick and Morty Volume 1 Rick and Morty Volume 1
Oni Press
The hit comic book series based on Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s hilarious [adult swim] animated show RICK & MORTY is now available in its first collection! Join the excitement as depraved genius Rick Sanchez embarks on insane adventures with his awkward grandson Morty across the universe and across time. >>
Disney Manga: Beauty & Beast - Belle's Tale Disney Manga: Beauty & Beast - Belle's Tale
Tokyopop
In Disney's live-action film "Beauty and the Beast," Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. This manga explores Belle's innermost thoughts as she learns that true beauty comes from within. >>
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Core Rulebook Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Core Rulebook
Paizo
This complete standalone fantasy roleplaying game takes your fantasy campaigns to new heights of adventure! Backward-compatible with the 3.5 fantasy rules but offering new solutions and options that place it firmly on the cutting edge, the Pathfinder RPG is the culmination of the largest open public playtest in RPG history. >>
Art of Atari Art of Atari
Dynamite Entertainment Sourced from private collections worldwide, this book spans over 40 years of unique illustrations used in packaging, advertisements, catalogs, and more. >>
Doctor Who: Time Lord Fairy Tales Slipcase Doctor Who: Time Lord Fairy Tales Slipcase
Penguin Group (UK)
Read legendary stories of monsters and heroes from across the Whoniverse, in this beautifully illustrated collection of dark and dangerous Time Lord fairy tales. Now including a brand new story for 2016, 'The Emporer Dalek's New Clothes', this slipcase is the perfect keepsake for any true Doctor Who fan. >>