Comic industry tidbits, June 6-13, 2012

Lsat week I was in New York for Book Expo America, a great experience I need to blog about as soon as I dig out from under the workload that accumulated during my trip! The best comics-related programming at the show was definitely the Hottest Graphic Novels of 2012 buzz panel, moderated by John Hogan from Graphicnovelreporter.com. Linda Yau has a good write-up at the Lincoln Heights Literary Society, and…

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PAX East 2012

Time flies when you’re juggling projects! 2012 promises to be even more hectic than 2011, though I am going to make more of an effort to blog here despite that. Although it’s hard to blog when most of what you’re doing is still in under NDA (non-disclosure agreement), which is the status on two of my three freelance writing gigs at present. This coming weekend I’ll be at PAX East…

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Recent Publishing Links

Interesting article from Jason Thompson on io9 about the challenges facing the manga publishing industry, with an extensive focus on the complete lack of digital strategy by most Japanese manga publishers. (North American publishers are generally hamstrung on digital by a lack of rights, a question UDON gets asked on a regular basis.) Nine good tips on how to get started marketing your book (for free!) from Bryan Thomas Schmidt….

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