Librarians Love Graphic Novels! Numerous Titles Win Awards!

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Every January, the American Library Association holds their Mid-Winter Meeting.  Tradition dictates that it be held in a frigid clime, so Philadelphia was chosen.  (In a bit of uncanny foresight, the next three sites will be: Boston, Chicago, and Atlanta.) The Mid-Winter conference is the smaller, more laid-back version of the Annual show (traditionally held […]

My Angouleme Diary Day 2: From Glénat to Tardi

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Alors, things don’t always go as planned, including power outages at the delightful chateau and forgetting my password in the press room. • Yesterday, Friday was a busy day at the 41st annual FIBD, as things heated up in the streets and tents. The day started off with an interview with Jacques Glénat founder of […]

Mike Marts Moves to Marvel

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It’s been announced that Mike Marts, DC’s Batman group editor, has moved to Marvel Comics this week as an Executive Editor. Having overseen the Batman titles for several years – including runs like the Snyder/Capullo Batman, Grant Morrison’s Batman Inc and Williams/Blackman’s Batwoman – he’ll be returning to Marvel, where he previously worked for ten […]