Day: December 11, 2014

We’re Loving: Bitch Planet

We are SO EXCITED about Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue Deconnick and Valentine De Landro. I mean, everyone is, but guys, we are SO EXCITED. Here’s why:   1. DAT ART. Valentine De Landro’s art is so good. SO GOOD. This page reminds us of Ghost in the Shell and Sailor Moon? Other pages are…

The Thursday Book Beat: Let’s Call It A Comeback! Lesson Learned for BookCon 2015

BookCon 2015 Is Off To A Good Start With Partnership & Author Announcements Breaking news: @ReedPop and @diversebooks partnering, @JackieWoodson and @Sherman_Alexie named two featured authors at #BookCon2015. — Publishers Weekly (@PublishersWkly) December 11, 2014 Publisher’s Weekly tweeted this out this morning. After the disastrous lack of diverse authors at last year’s BookCon which sparked the…

Stock: CRIMES BY WOMEN 04, digital comics museum, 1948, Fox Features Syndicate

Leave Zoella Alone: Publishing Loves a Sexist Scapegoat as Much as Anyone

Day-before-yesterday in publishing: turns out the YouTube-to-bestseller helter-skelter can deliver you right into the croc pit. Zoella, vlog sensation, became the proud recipient of a fastest debut seller ever crown early in December. Then this week, we’re all atwitter because maybe there was assistance given, in the writing of this book. What’s that, Scoob? A…