Comics News Page: 3

This is page 3 of the comics news archives.

Andrews McMeel to Publish Paperback Edition of The Complete Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson (2012-07-01): Andrews McMeel Publishing (AMP) has announced plans to publish The Complete Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson as a paperback edition on November 13, 2012.

Cirque du Soleil and Marvel Launch KA Comic (2012-06-15): Cirque du Soleil has partnered with Marvel Entertainment to launch the KA by Cirque du Soleil comics.

The Art of War Graphic Novel Tells of a Violent Future (2012-05-07): Harper Perennial, an imprint of HarperCollins, has announced it will publish The Art of War: A Graphic Novel on July 31, 2012.

Bluewater Productions to Publish Ron Paul Comic Book (2012-01-07): Bluewater Productions has launched a Ron Paul comic.

Judge Rules in Favor of Marvel in Ghost Rider Rights Battle (2011-12-29): Gary Friedrich was a freelancer for Marvel when he created a new origin story for the fiery Ghost Rider character.

First Superman Comic Sells for Over $2.1 Million (2011-12-02): A copy of the first issue of Action Comics, which introduces Superman, was sold for $2.

Uncanny X-Men Writer Chris Claremont Donates 40 Years of Archives to Columbia University (2011-11-19): Award-winning comic book writer and novelist Chris Claremont is donating his archives to Columbia University.

Bil Keane, Creator of Family Circus, Dies at 89 (2011-11-10): Bil Keane, the creator of the classic family cartoon The Family Circus, has died of congestive heart failure at the age of 89.

Charlaine Harris Inks Deal With Ace Books for New Graphic Novel Trilogy (2011-10-12): Charlaine Harris has said she will end the Sookie Stackhouse series with book 13 and she's already made plans for what comes next.

Barnes and Noble Retaliates: Pulls DC Comics From Shelves in Ebook War (2011-10-08): Barnes and Noble execs were furious when DC Comics announced a four month exclusive deal with Amazon.

Art Spiegelman talks Maus (2011-10-03): Art Spiegelman talks about how he came up with Maus, his Pulitzer Prize winning comic book about the Holocaust, in this book trailer from Pantheon Books.

DC Comics to Release Classic Comics Exclusively on Kindle Fire (2011-09-30): DC Entertainment announced that it has entered into an agreement with Amazon.

Author Suzanne Collins Gets Her Own Comic Book (2011-09-02): Bluewater Productions has created a comic book about Suzanne Collins.

Preview of The Adventures of Tintin Video Game (2011-08-26): AP's weekly Video Game Video previewed the The Adventures of Tintin game.

Yen Press to Publish Interview With a Vampire Graphic Novel (2011-07-22): Yen Press, the graphic novel imprint of Hachette Book Group, announced it has entered into an agreement with Anne Rice to create a graphic novel adaptation of her novel, Interview with the Vampire.

Tokypop Closing North American Division (2011-04-16): Manga publisher Tokypop is shutting down its North American Publishing division and closing its Los Angeles offices on May 31, 2011.

Will Eisner Honored With Google Doodle (2011-03-09): Google honored comic book creator Will Eisner with a special Google Doodle

Cathy Guisewite to End Cathy Comic Strip (2010-08-11): Cathy Guisewite, creator of the Cathy comic strip, announced that she is ending the strip on October 3rd after 34 years.

IDW to Publish True Blood Comic Book Series (2010-05-26): USA Today reports that IDW Publishing will soon be launching a series of comics based on HBO's True Blood series.

Peter Parker Gets Fired (2010-03-04): Hard times have come to Spider-Man's alter ego, Peter Parker.