Graphic Novel Resources

NEWS

Motor City Comic Con will be held on May 13-15, 2016 at the Suburban Collection Showcase, 46100 Grand River in Novi.  Hours are Friday 12:30-7, Saturday, 10:30-7, Sunday 10:30-5.  For more information on events, exhibitors and special guests, go to https//motorcitycomiccon.com

LOCAL RESOURCES

Vault of Midnight (Comic Book Store) 219 S Main St Ann Arbor 48104 (734) 998-1413 

  • Winner of the 2010 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award
  • Host of the Superskull Podcasts
  • Ambassadors for all things geeky 

WEBSITES

  • Comic Book Resources CBR is an online comics magazine renowned for it's high quality, diverse content and active community, drawing a loyal audience of users (over 6 million unique visits a month).  Previews, reviews, newsletter, blog, video and community discussions. 
  • Comic Book Legal Defense Fund  CBLDF is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of the First Amendment rights of the comics art form and its community of retailers, creators, publishers, librarians, and readers.  The CBLDF provides legal referrals, representation, advice, assistance, and education in furtherance of these goals. Quarterly news magazine (The Defender), Radio Free Comix Podcast, co-sponsor of Banned Books Week. Great resource for Youth, YA, and Adult Graphic Novel selectors.
  • Diamond Bookshelf  The Graphic Novel Resource for Educators and Librarians  Graphic Novels have a lot to offer as literature, educational tools, entertainment and more! Whether you are a teacher, educator, or reading specialist seeking to incorporate comics and graphic novels into the classroom; or a librarian or medica specialist ooking for assistance with graphic novel collection development, Diamond Bookshelf''s mission is to provide you with comprehensive information on the latest graphic novels, interviews with creators and professionals, along with useful tools such as reviews, lesson plans, bestsellers and more. Core lists of current and past Graphic Novels for Youth, YA, and Adult collections.
  • Forbidden Planet International   UK-based news, previews and reviews plus special features. Creator: Joe Gordon
  • Previews World PREVIEWS is a monthly catalog that gathers together listings of all of the upcoming comic titles in one convenient place.  Organized by publisher, information includes format, size, page count, price, release date, item code, descriptive text, and includes artwork or images.  PREVIEWS also features creator interviews, staff picks, and other features, and includes a comic shop locater.
  • ComicsBeat The Beat: The News Blog on Comic Culture  Features include a constantly updated list of resources for creators in all ends of the business, from the mechanics of pitching to the psychology or surviving, how to exhibit at shows, crowdfunding basics and more; convention news;  comics news and reviews.  Creator: Heidi MacDonald
  • Bleeding Cool     Popular comics news site launched in 2009 by British comics creator and columnist Richard Johnstone.  Covers comics and comics-related films and television.  

Just In

June 2017 New & On Order DVD/Blu-ray
A listing of DVD's and Blu-ray added to the collection in June 2017
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