Four volumes of Sui Ishida's dark fantasy manga appear on BookScan's February list of the Top 20 bestselling graphic novels in bookstores.
More than 40 French publishers signed a statement saying they won't attend next year's Angouleme International Comics Festival unless there are significant changes to the way it's run.
Julie Maroh, Chloé Cruchaudet, TanXXX and Aurélie Neyret have announced they won't accept their promotions to Knights of the Order of Arts and Letters.
The cartoon in the French satirical magazine depicts 3-year-old Alan Kurdi, who drowned fleeing from Syria, as a sex attacker.
Ray Brown doesn't even read comic books. "They take up a lot of room," he says. "They don't eat anything, though."
The annual report of the French association of comics journalists reveals "Asterix and the Missing Scroll" sold more than 2 million copies.
Spanish artist Luis Bermejo Rojo, widely known for his work for "Creepy" and for British comics, has died at age 84.
Crediting with pioneering "The National Lampoon's" approach to comics and illustration, Michael C. Gross is best remembered for creating the iconic "Ghostbusters" logo.
Iranian cartoonist Hadi Heidari was arrested Monday in Teheran, a day after he posted a cartoon in response to the terrorist attacks in Paris.
The Clown Prince of Crime is back with a vengeance, as 1989's "Batman: The Killing Joke" claims the top spot on BookScan's list of graphic novels sold in bookstores in July.
As creator Kentaro Miura returns to "Berserk" after a 10-month hiatus, "Young Animal" magazine announces 35 million copies of the manga are in print worldwide.
As expected, Tokyopop had big news at Anime Expo: plans for a resurgence, with new manga and anime acquisitions, and the launch of the PopComics app.