Emerald City Expands to Four Days in 2016
Mar27

Emerald City Expands to Four Days in 2016

Kiel Phe­g­ley | Com­ic Book Resources When­ev­er a well-known pop cul­ture enti­ty is pur­chased by a big­ger play­er, some change is expect­ed. This year’s edi­tion of Seattle’s respect­ed Emer­ald City Com­ic Con – its first since being acquired by major con com­pa­ny Reed­POP in Jan­u­ary – hasn’t shown too many signs of change (though there are some), but a big one is com­ing in 2016. Reed­POP today announced that...

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The New Captain America Is Black
Jul17

The New Captain America Is Black

from AOL Black Voic­es There’s a new Cap­tain Amer­i­ca com­ing to town. Sam Wil­son, Cap­tain America’s long­time part­ner The Fal­con, will be replac­ing Steve Rogers this fall in the com­ic book series, Mar­vel Chief Cre­ative Offi­cer Joe Que­sa­da revealed on Com­e­dy Central’s “The Col­bert Report” Wednes­day night. “Well if there is one bird asso­ci­at­ed with Amer­i­ca, it is the fal­con,” Col­bert remarked. Wil­son will...

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The Boondocks Are Back!
Jan24

The Boondocks Are Back!

After four long years The Car­toon Net­work announces an air date for The Boon­docks Sea­son 4… April 21st, 2014 at 10:30 PM, Aaron McGruder’s car­toon clas­sic The Boon­docks returns.   Amazon.com...

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Disney Expands Its Comics Program
Nov14

Disney Expands Its Comics Program

Although comics based on Dis­ney char­ac­ters remain huge­ly pop­u­lar around the world—thanks to large fol­low­ings across Europe and South America—domestically they have yet to claim a space in the grow­ing comics mar­ket. How­ev­er that appears to be chang­ing, as the mouse house is plan­ning a “case by case” expan­sion, start­ing with Space Moun­tain, its first ever orig­i­nal graph­ic nov­el under the Dis­ney Comics imprint. Set...

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Star Trek Continues Webseries Kirkstarter!
Oct26

Star Trek Continues Webseries Kirkstarter!

by Far From Home, LLC Star Trek Con­tin­ues is a suc­cess­ful, non-prof­it, fan-based web­series fin­ish­ing the final two years of the orig­i­nal 5-year mis­sion. Thank you, CBS! The Star Trek Con­tin­ues fan-based, non-prof­it pro­duc­tion respect­ful­ly and gra­cious­ly thanks CBS, the hold­er of the Star Trek rights, for allow­ing fan-films of this great show! With­out their sup­port of the fans’ love of Star Trek then web-based,...

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Manga Publishers Look To Cross Borders With Digital Distribution
Aug10

Manga Publishers Look To Cross Borders With Digital Distribution

By Deb­o­ra Aoki | Pub­lish­ers Week­ly Over the last two months, two major comics and ani­me shows gave North Amer­i­can and Japan­ese man­ga pub­lish­ers an oppor­tu­ni­ty to announce new titles, and show­case some new direc­tions in their dig­i­tal pub­lish­ing strate­gies. Some pub­lish­ers made moves to expand simul­ta­ne­ous Japanese/English lan­guage releas­es and their over­all dig­i­tal pub­lish­ing reach beyond North...

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