February 17, 2018

From Superheroes to Vampires: The Hottest Graphic Novels of 2014


SPONSORED BY: Random House, Library Journal and School Library Journal

EVENT TIME AND DATE:  Wednesday, March 19th, 2014, 2:00-3:00 PM ET/11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT

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Join us for the From Superheroes to Vampires: The Hottest Graphic Novels of 2014 webcast.

You’ll get a sneak peek at some of the great graphic novels hitting the shelves over the next few months, plus you’ll hear tips on how to share the exciting world of graphic novels with your patrons.

We’ll be sharing the insider’s view on what Graphic Novels will be driving up your holds lists this summer! From DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Del Rey, Archie Comics, Kodansha and more, there’s something for everyone. Find out more about a Batman’s BIG birthday party and just what the heck is happening in Riverdale. Are vampires really killing off our favorite teens?


Ailen Lujo – Director of Book Trade Marketing, DC Comics 

Ailen Lujo is the Director of Book Trade Marketing at DC Comics. She is an avid reader of comics, is somewhat of a video game connoisseur and is known to throw some dice (of the 20-sided variety) in her spare time. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Kelly Coyle Crivelli –  Library Marketing, Random House

Kelly Coyle Crivelli works very closely with the over 30 publishing partners of Random House LLC, including: DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Archie Comics, Kodansha, Vertical and more. She has always been and always will be TEAM BETTY!

John Cunningham – VP of Marketing, DC Entertainment 

He has previously worked at St. Martin’s Press.

Dallas Middaugh – Director, Publishing Services, Random House Publisher Services 

Currently oversees Kodansha Comics; Launched Del Rey Manga and co-founded Seven Seas Publishing. Lecturer at NYU for a course on Graphic Novels. Previously Associate Publisher, Del Rey Manga.


Brigid Alverson  – Editor & Writer, Good Comics 4 Kids 

Brigid Alverson, the editor of the Good Comics for Kids blog, has been reading comics since she was 4. She has an MFA in printmaking and has worked as a book editor and a newspaper reporter; now she is assistant to the mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts. In addition to editing GC4K, she writes about comics and graphic novels at MangaBlog, SLJTeen, Publishers Weekly Comics World, Comic Book Resources, MTV Geek, and Good E-Reader.com. Brigid is married to a physicist and has two daughters in college, which is why she writes so much. She was a judge for the 2012 Eisner Awards.

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