Higher E-book Sales Lead to Lower Revenues at Hachette Book Group – Bring back the printed book says one commenter after reading that Hachette’s revenue is decreasing due to greater sales in ebooks over print books. Net sales from digital products in 2012 – e-books plus downloadable audio – totaled ... more >
More bad economic news: Starbucks to stop brewing decaf after noon to save $400 million. Amazing that so much decaf coffee goes to waste. Decaf will now be available only upon request after 12:00 pm. School sales are dropping due to worsening economic situation in urban areas and sharp decrease ... more >
Romance writers (Marjorie Liu), mainstream fiction authors (Jodi Picoult) and now rock band bassist for My Chemical Romance, Mikey Way, has “penned an eight-page story that will appear in DC Comics’ special “Halloween ’08” book, which hits stores Wednesday.” Via MTV News.
From the press release: "Mercy Thompson: Homecoming" is a four-issue mini-series with issue #1 hitting comic book shelves in November 2008. The series will be collected in hardcover and distributed by Del Rey in 2009. Dabel Brothers Publishing is excited to premiere the first eleven pages (DOWNLOAD HERE) of the ... more >
According to an interview at The Comics Reporter, Charles Brownstein, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Executive Director, the Fund appears to be poised to challenge the new Indiana law requiring any retailer, new or existing, that would sell sexually explicit materials to register with the Secretary of State: And we ... more >