In an interview at ICv2, IDW Publishing CEO Ted Adams discusses the growth of digital comics to 10% of the publisher's overall direct market sales, and how contrary to the expectations of some critics, print sales have actually increased 25% as digital sales soared. Read the full interview for more.
Today, IDW Publishing announced exclusively to ComicsAlliance that James Stokoe will be both writing and illustrating a new Godzilla miniseries titled Godilla: Half Century War for release this August. Stokoe, who is best known for his wo
G.I. Joe: Retaliation makes its theatrical debut on June 29th, with plenty of licensed G.I. Joe comics on the way from IDW Publishing to greet it. Though the first movie wasn't that well-reviewed, it was still highly watched, and the excitement over the sequel has grown steadily since the undeniably awesome Superbowl trailer. Before the fervor builds to a level that goes on to devour the earth and stars, let's take a moment to appreciate the work of the man who made the whole G.I. Joe phenomenon possible: artist and writer Larry Hama.
Go to enough "How to Write Comics" panel discussions and you're sure to hear several pieces of advice over and over again: how to build a plot, create complete characters, dramatic rise and blah blah blah everything else you should realistically already know. The most important piece of advice is the one that only comes up at the best panels: go live a life. Go out into the world and learn and experience things, so you'll actually have something to write about. For living proof, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better example in comics than Larry Hama.
Last year, artist and Dr. Sketchy's founder Molly Crabapple turned 28 years-old. To celebrate, she locked herself in a New York City hotel for an entire week, covering the walls with white butcher paper, drawing on every blank space with black art markers. Crabapple turned to K
Great news for sci-fi fans of Star Trek and Doctor Who, two of the longest-running sci-fi franchises in television: The Doctor will be soon making his way to the U.S.S. Enterprise 1701-D in an up
Good crime comics used to be so hard to find. After the Comics Code Authority spelled doom for the genre after their heyday in the '40s and '50s, they virtually disappeared from the medium for decades. Than
Over the past few years, IDW has become the premier publisher for licensed comics with properties like Ghostbusters, Star Trek, Godzilla, and Doctor Who under their belt, and today, they're getting even bigger with the huge announcement that they will be adapting Tommy Wiseau's groundbreaking film, The Room, into a five-issue comic book miniseries.
"The Room is a franchise with almost limitless potential," said IDW editor Irving D. Wilmore. "These are characters that have captured the imaginations of an entire generation, characters that
Digital December rolls on! Next up is IDW Publishing, which has spent the past two years gunning for the position of third place publisher in the Direct Market. And it has done quite an impressive job doing so, thanks to its strong licensed content, a series of handsome archive editions of classic comics, and a robust digital library with a mix of books featuring high profile licensed properties like Transformers and creator-driven titles like J. Scott Campbell'