FinanceWatch: When graphic novels teach business. Intentionally.
The books are published by a boutique textbook publisher in New York. For the four graphic novels that Short and Ketchen have published, they used illustrator Will Terrell, who spent about a year drawing and illustrating hundreds of frames and organizing the book into the format.
The “Atlas Black” and “Tales of Garcon” books, registering at 200 to 300 pages each, examine the major challenges to business owners. The newest book deals with the pitfalls of expanding a popular boutique hotel and choosing an heir to the business.
EducationWatch: Camosun College stars a new graphic novel programme of courses.
The goal is give graduates the skills they need to work as freelance authors and illustrators for comic books, graphic novels and web comics, or pursue careers in gaming, motion graphics, animation, advertising and as storyboard artists for the film and television industries.
“We just want to absolutely stuff their heads with information that they can then parse and determine how best to use,” Steacy said. Stan Chung, Camosun’s dean of arts and science, said the school is thrilled to be able to offer the unique certificate program in what he called a “booming industry.”
VideoWatch: Stone Alley Books launch a very special Free Comic Book Day video.
They say I am a work in progress. The fools.
Bergen Street Comics in Brooklyn, NY recently went public with their decision not to stock DC’s Before Watchmen miniseries on their shelves, instead opting to order it only for those customers who request it. The reaction has been nothing short of disgusting.
Image Comics has announced that its two May 2 debut issues, MIND THE GAP #1 and EPIC KILL #1 have sold out at the distributor level. Both issues will return immediately to press and second printings will be in stores on May 23.
Well, the only time there was an end product, that is. This is the postcard mentioned in the Three Legged Wasp post, and was my contribution to the twenty four postcard set ‘Outbreaks of Violets’. There was another attempted collaboration when me, Alan, and Kevin O’Neill submitted a proposal to an American publisher that was rejected because it was ‘too good’.
Marvel is proud to present your first look at, FF #18, from creators Jonathan Hickman and Nick Dragotta!
One day before The Avengers opens big in North America, Marvel has been hit with a merchandise lawsuit.
Even though the second season of the AMC adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead ended in March, the TV-drive sales of a phalanx of The Walking Dead graphic novels continued to dominate bookstore graphic novel sales in April according to a report from Nielsen BookScan.
But one of those negative reviews, A.O. Scott’s notice in The New York Times aroused the ire of Samuel L. Jackson, who plays Nick Fury in The Avengers.