May 11, 2018

The Newest Graphic Novels: What’s Hot for Spring

Event Date & Time: Thursday, March 22nd, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT

What’s looking good for spring? Join moderator Alea Perez along with a panel of insiders who will share some of the hottest graphic novels hitting the shelves this season. You’ll hear all about upcoming releases from Andrews McMeel Publishing, Diamond Book Distributors, Lion Forge, Oni Press and Viz Media, including:

Mine! Celebration of Liberty & Freedom For All
Bingo Love
The Altered History of Willow Sparks
Dead Weight: Murder at Camp Bloom
This Is A Taco! 
Super Late Bloomer
Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior: Quest Mode
…and more!

We’ll be discussing the enduring relevance of this genre and examining the continuing crossover between children’s books and graphic novels. Comics are forever pursuing diverse subjects and themes, so be sure to tune in to this lively and informative webcast about unforgettable new titles you won’t want to miss.


  • Emily Botica, Director of Publisher Relations and Trade Marketing, Diamond Book Distributors
  • Rich Johnson, VP – Sales, Marketing, and Business Development, Lion Forge
  • Sarah Peiper, Marketing Manager, Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Margot Wood, Director of Sales, Oni Press
  • Mark de Vera, Publishing Sales Manager, VIZ Media


  • Alea Perez, Head of Youth Services, Westmont Public Library

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