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Dear Digital Diary: ‘Wimpy Kid’ eBooks Are Coming

This image published by Abrams Books for Young Readers shows animated character Greg Heffley from the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” book series. Creator Jeff Kinney, a leading e-holdout among children’s authors, has agreed to make his best-selling illustrated series about middle schooler Greg Heffley available electronically. The first six volumes of “The Diary of […]

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Dear Digital Journal: Upcoming “Wimpy Kid” eBooks

NEW YORK – The “Wimpy Kid” returns to his digital roots. Jeff Kinney, creator of Diary of a Wimpy Child, has agreed to publish in electronic form his best-selling illustrated series on the trials of college student Greg Heffley. “The decision came after a lot of thought and deliberation,” Kinney said in a recent telephone […]

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Digital, comic book sales up for 2012; manga down

Comic book sales held steady in the first half of 2012, driven by periodicals and digital, while graphic novels are still recovering from the Borders implosion but are expected to be up by the end of the year. These were among the industry trends discussed at the ICv2 Comics and Digital conference held ahead of […]