Librarians Love Graphic Novels! Numerous Titles Win Awards!


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


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


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 […]