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The Format Wars have begun

The Format Wars have begun

  The Format Wars have begun!  To arms!  To arms!  Choose your weapon, grab your hardcovers for close-in combat, your paperbacks for ranged attacks.  Get your kindle and hope that the screen doesn’t shatter on the first impact! A month or so ago I read the headline “Barnes & Noble Pulls Watchmen, Sandman And[Read More…]

by December 9, 2011 News & Opinions
eBooks Are Big, but Printed Books Are Still Bigger

eBooks Are Big, but Printed Books Are Still Bigger

It’s not all doom and gloom for bookstores despite the news I woke up to Friday morning. I was awoken by CBC’s morning radio show host interviewing one of the co-owners of Flying Dragon Bookstore, an award-winning bookstore in Toronto, Canada. Saturday May 14, 2011 the Canadian Booksellers Association had[Read More…]

Book Sellers: Don't Fear the eBook

Book Sellers: Don't Fear the eBook

I went to the New York Comic Convention this past weekend. In between wandering the show floor, meeting authors, artists, and book store owners who had booths there I decided to take in a couple of panels on the state of the comic industry. While the comic industry is slightly[Read More…]

Comics, eBooks and Apps – How does a Brick and Mortar Fit in a Modern World?

Comics, eBooks and Apps – How does a Brick and Mortar Fit in a Modern World?

There has been a dramatic shift in the publishing industry in the past couple of months. This is one that might not be seen as important by many of the readers of this blog, but it is going to have a huge impact on at least one sub-set of the[Read More…]