Movies Rule, But Books, Digital Deals Rise at Comic-Con 2013
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Movies Rule, But Books, Digital Deals Rise at Comic-Con 2013

By Calvin Reid and Hei­di Mac­Don­ald | Pub­lish­ers Week­ly Despite the tow­er­ing posters for NBC’s Black­list and Marvel’s Amaz­ing Spi­der-Man 2, or the end­less­ly long lines of fans sleep­ing overnight out­side Hall H to see pre­views of Dr Who and Break­ing Bad, there was plen­ty of chat­ter about pub­lish­ing going on at the San Diego Com­ic-Con Inter­na­tion­al. Con­gress­man and Civ­il Rights leg­end John Lewis walked...

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New PBS Film and Book Survey Superhero Comic Books

By Calvin Reid | Pub­lish­ers Week­ly This fall PBS will offer its own ver­sion of Com­ic-Con when it airs the three-part doc­u­men­tary Super­heroes: The Nev­er End­ing-Bat­tle by film­mak­er Michael Kan­tor. The film will be accom­pa­nied by a com­pan­ion vol­ume, Super­heroes!: Capes, Cowls, and the Cre­ation of Com­ic Book Cul­ture, writ­ten by Lau­rence Maslon and Kan­tor, to be released in Octo­ber from Ran­dom House’s Crown...

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