The reach of digital comics continues to expand, Publisher's Weekly reports, to younger readers via their traditional libraries through a service called OverDrive. Based in Cleveland, OH, OverDrive supplies 11,000 libraries across the world with eBooks, audiobooks, music and films.
Marvel Comics and Tokyopop have already made some of their material available through OverDrive, with Moonstone Books and IDW Publishing to follow suit
As part of our recent editorial about the upheaval in the manga industry, ComicsAlliance had a chance to speak with some of the most influential tastemakers working at American manga publishers today, and their answers were so frank and informative that we thought they deserved their own feature. We asked Ed Chavez, Marketing Director for Vertical, Inc, Michael Gombos, Director of As
Anime and manga fans will be seeing a lot more of Tokyopop on Hulu starting this summer. The manga publisher's "Spring & Chaos" anime, the live-action "Van Von Hunter," reality show "America's Greatest Otaku," plus a batch of manga motion comics (motion manga?) are headed exclusively to the digital video site for exclusive streamage.
While "Spring and Chaos" feature is already live on Hulu, the "Van Von Hunter" f
Headlines regarding digital manga In North America have had a tendency to include the words "piracy" and/or "scanslations" lately, but Tokyopop's recent partnership with digital producer and distributor Zinio.com marks a legitimate step in making material available to more readers in more places.
Picking up where yesterday's post left off, this is a look at ten books being published in October 2007 that you might otherwise miss. From art school girls to gun-toting library police, there's a little something for everyone to enjoy here.
One of the things I love about the English language manga explosion from the past couple of years was that as more Japanese comics are translated into English, we get a widening list of genres and styles. Take, for instance, mysteries. Aside from old issues of Detecti
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