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Comics A.M. - Tokyopop Returns With First Books in Five Years

Comics A.M. - Tokyopop Returns With First Books in Five Years

Tokyopop to release manga tie-ins to Disney properties! Local Comic Shop Day returns in November! 10 comics about mother-child relationships!

Tilting at Windmills - 3/21/2016

Tilting at Windmills - 3/21/2016

This month Brian Hibbs checks in with all the knowledge he learned from the 2016 ComicsPRO Annual Membership Meeting in Portland.

Axel-In-Charge - 2/19/2016

Axel-In-Charge - 2/19/2016

Axel Alonso discusses "Power Man and Iron Fist," "Daredevil/Punisher," "Deadpool vs. Gambit" and other Marvel characters that don't come in pairs.

Joe Hill & Gabriel Rodriguez Join Forces for IDW's "Tales from the Darkside" Miniseries

Joe Hill & Gabriel Rodriguez Join Forces for IDW's "Tales from the Darkside" Miniseries

The "Locke & Key" creative team will collaborate on a comic book revival of the horror anthology TV series "Tales from the Darkside."

New "Rick & Morty" Series Headlines Oni Press' ComicsPRO Panel

New "Rick & Morty" Series Headlines Oni Press' ComicsPRO Panel

At the ComicsPRO retailer summit, Oni Press released details on a half-dozen summer titles, including "Rick and Morty: Lil' Poopy Superstar."

Titan to Bring "Sherlock" Manga to U.S. and U.K.

Titan to Bring "Sherlock" Manga to U.S. and U.K.

The manga adaptation of BBC's "Sherlock: A Study in Pink" will at last by published in English by Titan Comics.

DC Comics Unveils Jim Lee's Cover to "Harley Quinn and the Suicide Squad April Fool's Special"

DC Comics Unveils Jim Lee's Cover to "Harley Quinn and the Suicide Squad April Fool's Special"

Scheduled for an April 6th release, the one shot will be written by Rob Williams with art by Jim Lee, Scott Williams and Sean "Cheeks" Galloway.

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Relocating To Portland

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Relocating To Portland

The CBLDF, a non-profit organization focused on fighting censorship in comics, will move their office from New York City to Portland by June.

Comics A.M. - Denmark's Muhammad Cartoons, 10 Years Later

Comics A.M. - Denmark's Muhammad Cartoons, 10 Years Later

Reflecting on the controversy, a decade removed. ComicsPRO's Joe Field on Local Comic Shop Day! An interview with Kate Beaton! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Viz Sees 20% Rise In Shoujo Mange In Direct Market

Comics A.M. - Viz Sees 20% Rise In Shoujo Mange In Direct Market

Viz Media executive talks sales, manga market! "Barney & Clyde" creators explain their "not-Muhammad" strip! A report from ComicsPRO meeting! Plus more!

Image Comics Addresses Retailers at ComicsPRO

Image Comics Addresses Retailers at ComicsPRO

At the currently ongoing ComicsPRO event, Image Comics Director of Retail Sales Corey Murphy announced new policies aimed to benefit retailers.

EXCLUSIVE: Gaydos' New "The Black Hood" #1 Variant

EXCLUSIVE: Gaydos' New "The Black Hood" #1 Variant

Comics retailer conference ComicsPRO has given Archie Comics the opportunity to unveil a new "Black Hood" cover, and CBR has the reveal.

Comics A.M. - Furry Convention Disrupted By Chlorine Gas

Comics A.M. - Furry Convention Disrupted By Chlorine Gas

Police investigating incident that sent 19 to hospitals! ComicsPRO identifies ex-board member under investigation! Interviews with Alison Bechdel and Cathy Camper!

ComicsPRO Investigating Possible Misuse of Corporate Funds

ComicsPRO Investigating Possible Misuse of Corporate Funds

The comic book retailer organization is investigating the alleged embezzlement of organizational money by an unnamed board member.

When It Comes to Comics, What is Real?

When It Comes to Comics, What is Real?

Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson ruffled a few feathers with his ComicsPRO speech, leading ROBOT 6’s Corey Blake to consider what qualifies as “real.”

Comics A.M. - Manga See Sales Boost From Streaming Anime

Comics A.M. - Manga See Sales Boost From Streaming Anime

Viz's "Blue Exorcist" among biggest beneficiaries of streaming! Wrap-up of ComicsPRO's annual meeting! When a city's only comic shop closes! Plus more!

BOOM! Adds Levitz to Board of Directors, Confirms Powell on "Big Trouble in Little China"

BOOM! Adds Levitz to Board of Directors, Confirms Powell on "Big Trouble in Little China"

BOOM! adds Paul Levitz to its board of directors, shares "Big Trouble in Little China" details and reveals a "first look" adaptation deal with Cartoon Network.

Acclaimed Horror Novelist Nancy A. Collins Takes On "Vampirella"

Acclaimed Horror Novelist Nancy A. Collins Takes On "Vampirella"

Nancy A. Collins brings her horror skills to Dynamite where she'll team with artist Patrick Berkenkotter to relaunch "Vampirella" in June.

Image Publisher Eric Stephenson Emphasizes Direct Market Importance in ComicsPRO Speech

Image Publisher Eric Stephenson Emphasizes Direct Market Importance in ComicsPRO Speech

Image publisher Eric Stephenson's speech at ComicsPRO emphasizes Image's dedication to and the importance of the direct market.

Comics A.M. - "The Dandy" Artist Charles Grigg Passes Away

Comics A.M. - "The Dandy" Artist Charles Grigg Passes Away

Longtime Korky the Cat artist dies at age 97. ComicsPRO announces annual meeting! Interviews with Art Spiegelman, Ed Piskor and Tim Gibson! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Second-Best Month For Comics Sales This Century

Comics A.M. - Second-Best Month For Comics Sales This Century

July was the second-best month since 2007 for comics sales to direct market! Retailer Brian Hibbs leaves ComicsPRO! Otakon moving to Washington, D.C., in 2017! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "Jupiter's Legacy" Debuts to More Than 100,000

Comics A.M. - "Jupiter's Legacy" Debuts to More Than 100,000

"Jupiter's Legacy" #1 tops 100,000 copies! Matt Groening's mother, Marge Simpson's namesake, passes away. ComicsPRO loses executive director! Irritating convention-panel questions! Plus more!

Tilting at Windmills - 4/11/2013

Tilting at Windmills - 4/11/2013

Brian Hibbs returns from a brief hiatus and finds a lot to like about the comics industry -- thriving print sales, being inspired by the annual ComicsPRO meeting and more!

Comics A.M. - Viz Teams With iVerse; Image Asks "What's Next"?

Comics A.M. - Viz Teams With iVerse; Image Asks "What's Next"?

Viz Media signs on to iVerse’s digital comics app for libraries! Image's Eric Stephenson asks ComicsPRO attendees "What's next"? Nominees announced for Osamu Tezuka Cultural Awards! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Comics as Investments; the "Latino-ness" of DCâs Vibe

Comics A.M. - Comics as Investments; the "Latino-ness" of DC’s Vibe

A return to comic books as financial investments! Praise for DC's revamped Vibe! ComicsPRO meets in Atlanta! Interviews with Richard Sala, Ivan Brunetti and Tokyopop's Stu Levy! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Media Scrutinize Marvel CEO's Role At Disney

Comics A.M. - Media Scrutinize Marvel CEO's Role At Disney

Spotlight cast on reclusive Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter! ComicsPRO executive director on state of comics market! Why does manga attract more female readers than superhero comics? Spider-Man's sidekick debuts Wednesday! Plus more!

Digital Comic Resources: ComicsPRO, Archie on Facebook

Digital Comic Resources: ComicsPRO, Archie on Facebook

Brian Hibbs returns from ComicsPRO with interesting notes on publishers' views on digital comics, Archie sells direct through its Facebook page, ROBOT 6 debuts art from Dark Horse's latest digital-only series and more.

Comics A.M. - Archie, Graphicly Partner to Sell Comics via Facebook

Comics A.M. - Archie, Graphicly Partner to Sell Comics via Facebook

Archie to sell digital comics through its Facebook page! More from ComicsPRO annual meeting! Second annual Indian Comic Con kicks off! Larry Young on creator contracts! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Digital Comics Market Triples to $25 Million

Comics A.M. - Digital Comics Market Triples to $25 Million

Value of digital comics market in 2011 estimated at $25 million! ComicsPRO's annual meeting kicks off! Ashcan comics from '30s and '40s go up for auction! Takehiko Inoue resumes "Vagabond"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - 30 Years of Diamond; Angoulême Memories

Comics A.M. - 30 Years of Diamond; Angoulême Memories

Diamond Comic Distributors marks its 30th anniversary! Stan Sakai and Chris Pitzer on Angoulême International Comics Festival! Dark Horse's Mike Richardson to give ComicsPRO keynote! Plus much more!

PRESS RELEASE: ComicsPRO Names Industry Appreciation Award Nominees

PRESS RELEASE: Top Cow and ComicsPRO Celebrate "Artifacts"

Immonen Illustrates ComicsPRO "Fear Itself" Variant

Immonen Illustrates ComicsPRO "Fear Itself" Variant

Marvel Comics has teamed with ComicsPRO to produce a limited edition variant cover for "Fear Itself" #1 featuring the artwork of series artist Stuart Immonen.

Marvel: Killing Fewer Characters Than Previously Thought

Marvel: Killing Fewer Characters Than Previously Thought

After news of a character death each quarter made the rounds from ComicsPRO, CBR has the straight word on Marvel's morbid moves from SVP of Sales David Gabriel.

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel Announces New Date for "Formic Wars" ComicsPRO Launch Party

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel and ComicsPRO Team Up for Early Launch of Orson Scott Card’s "Formic Wars: Burning Earth"

PRESS RELEASE: ComicsPRO Announces 2011 Industry Appreciation Award Nominees

PRESS RELEASE: ComicsPRO's Annual Meeting is "2011's Most Crucial Comics Business Meeting"

Retailers React To Marvel's iPad Move

Retailers React To Marvel's iPad Move

With the 80-page "Invincible Iron Man Annual" headed to Apple's hot tablet device on the same day it lands in comic shops, CBR News rounds up reactions from some of the most recognizable names in comics retail.

Tilting at Windmills - 3/31/2010

Tilting at Windmills - 3/31/2010

TILTING AT WINDMILLS arrives a few weeks early due to Brian Hibbs' excitement at a great weekend-long ComicsPRO event that saw a Robert Kirkman keynote address, DC Comics dialoguing with retailers and much more!

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