Day: June 20, 2014

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What’s Hot, Halfway Through 2014?

You’re used to What’s Hot? by now — our monthly check-in with what makes us happy outside of this world of comics. It’s June, and WH? is back, but it’s brought a friend. Remember in January when we, the staff, made resolutions? Well, there are a lot more of us now. But have those of…

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Shut Up and Read: The YA Debate

I fell into book blogging by accident. I wanted to create a blog about my writing process because I was going to become a writer. I was going to publish books about dystopic worlds, werewolves, time travel and two best friends who spent their lunch hour trying to figure out if the chicken did, in…

Strange Chemistry Is No More

This morning news broke that speculative fiction publisher, Angry Robot’s Young Adult imprint, Strange Chemistry and crime fiction imprint, Exhibit A will be no more. This means that all future titles have been cancelled, including sequels to pre-existing series, such as the third books in Laura Lam’s Pantomime series and Kim Curran’s Shift series. A…

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Kickstarter of the Week: Toe Tag Riot

Matt Miner (Liberator, Occupy Comics) and Sean Von Gorman (Occupy Comics, FUBAR) are teaming up again, this time for a comic about zombie punks eating racists and homophobes. Eating them in the un-fun way, I mean. As of writing, Toe Tag Riot is $690 and thirty-one hours away from meeting its goal on Kickstarter. If funded,…

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Where Do We Stand: May Comic Sales

Each month, Diamond Comics Distributors releases data on the top selling products from single issue comics, to graphic novels and trade paperbacks, to toys. So far this year, the trend shows the top single issue comic sales heavy with superhero stories from Marvel and DC, but diversity is growing in the trade paperback and graphic…