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Blythe to direct Homecooked Comics Festival

13 February 2018

Publicity and marketing manager at Black Inc. Marian Blythe has been announced as festival director for the 2018 Homecooked Comics Festival. Blythe, who was formerly marketing manager at Scribe, will...

New NZ publisher to focus on local graphic novels and comics

12 August 2014

A new publisher specialising in locally created comics and graphic novels has launched in New Zealand. Adrian Kinnaird, editorial director and co-publisher of Earth’s End Publishing, told Books+Publishing that the business was ‘the...

Amazon acquires digital comics platform comiXology 

11 April 2014

Amazon has acquired comiXology, a digital comics platform ‘that has been instrumental in driving the growth and popularity of digital comics’, reports Publishers Weekly. The deal will be finalised in...

Shelf talk: Classic comics 

16 October 2012

At Christmas, it’s best to remember that the rarities in life make for the best gifts. Rarely does a Manga artist gain such success and popularity on his first try;...

In brief 

27 January 2011

SLQ, QWC remain closed The State Library of Queensland (SLQ) and the offices of the Queensland Writers Centre (QWC) remain closed this week, following the evacuation of the Stanley Street...

Books at Supanova 

19 April 2010

[caption id="attachment_1056" align="alignleft" width="191" caption="Scott Sigler author of 'Ancestor' (Hachette)"][/caption] Supanova, the 'pop culture expo' held in Melbourne over the weekend, drew thousands of science-fiction, fantasy and comic fans, and...

Madman announces partnership with Diamond Book Distributors 

27 January 2010

Madman Entertainment has announced an exclusive partnership with Diamond Book Distributors (DBD), a division of Diamond Comic Distributors, in Australian and New Zealand.Under the agreement with DBD, Madman will be responsible...

In brief 

1 April 2008

Clark wins ABR poetry prizeRoss Clark has been announced as the winner of the fourth Australian Book Review (ABR) poetry prize his poem ‘Danger: Lantana.'ABR celebrates 300 issuesThe April issue...