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Graphic Novels

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SPONSORED BY: Random House and Library Journal
EVENT TIME AND DATE: Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 12:00-1:00 PM ET/9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT

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Join us for our fall graphic novel webcast! You’ll get a sneak peak at some of the great graphic novels hitting the shelves over the next few months and hear tips on how to share the exciting world of graphic novels with your patrons. Random House will discuss their upcoming titles from DC Comics, Del Rey, Archie Comics, and Kodansha: something for everyone. Hear more about Superman trying to get back in touch with the “normal” people, romantic hijinks staged by a devious novelist just so she can write about them, the real story of Steve Jobs’ failings as well as his successes, and what the best stories are from the epic 20-year history of Sonic the Hedgehog, the longest running comics series based on a videogame. And that’s just a few of the titles starring in this webcast.

Presenters

Kelly Coyle Crivelli - Manager, Library Marketing, Random House

Contact for the thirty plus Random House client publishers to libraries. From thrillers to literary fiction, to Batman, she feels spoiled by the variety of titles and authors she gets to work with.

John Cunningham - Vice President of Marketing,  DC Entertainment 

John Cunningham will be speaking about DC Entertainment’s plans for 2013, including ramping up for the release of Man of Steel.

Moderator
Martha Cornog - Graphic Novels Columnist, Library Journal

Martha Cornog has been graphic novel columnist for Library Journal since 2006. With her husband Timothy Perper, she co-edited Graphic Novels Beyond the Basics: Insights and Issues for Libraries (2009) and Mangatopia: Essays on Manga and Anime in the Modern World (2011). She has participated in graphic novel panels at a number of conferences, served as a judge for the 2011 Glyph Awards for the best in African American comics, and is currently helping Drexel University develop its graphic novel collection. She holds an MLS from Drexel and has worked in public and academic libraries.

Can’t make it October 9? No problem! Register now and you will get an email reminder from Library Journal post-live event when the webcast is archived and available for on-demand viewing at your convenience!

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