WATCH: Jim Lee almost drew Batman instead of going to Image Comics

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WATCH: Jim Lee almost drew Batman instead of going to Image Comics

That's what Lee revealed when he sat down with SYFY WIRE's Mike Avila during our Oral History of Image Comics series profiling the comic book publishing company where creators were allowed to publish their own material and keep the copyrights to the characters they created thanks to the fact that
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Idyllwild Arts Academy and Summer Program: An extraordinary experience

From sculpture to photography, painting to ceramics, jewelry-making to film and digital media, Native American arts to fashion design, plus dance, music, theatre and creative writing – the Idyllwild Arts Summer Program truly has it all. Situated upon a 5,377-feet elevation in the Strawberry Valley on the
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If Bugs Bunny Met Immanuel Kant, It Would Be In Winston Perez's New Book On 'Concept'

In another idiosyncrasy, Perez—after spending the better part of 10 years on his book—plans to self-publish the first edition with Amazon in January, rather than tailoring it to the needs of commercial publishers. He worked for a time, he says, with Random House; but Random wanted a more
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Maine to leave Daunt Books Publishing

Maine, co-publisher at the imprint, is planning to focus on her filmmaking career. She described her departure is “bittersweet”. “Daunt has been a tremendous employer and all my colleagues have been beyond wonderful”, said Maine. “Working for Daunt has exceeded all my expectations and has
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Twitter Nukes The Federalist for Publishing Take Defending Roy Moore: 'Vote For the Child Molester'

The conservative opinion site The Federalist published one of their all-time hot-takes this morning as a contributor advocated for supporting Roy Moore even if the allegations of child molestation and sexual assault are true. “If elected, Moore would join the ranks of other undignified politicians who have
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The Treasure Trove

For example, using a database of publisher policies, Wirth knows which publishers allow UNLV authors to deposit an earlier version, like a peer-reviewed manuscript and which publishers allow the final version of an article to appear in UNLV's online repository after after a predetermined embargo
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Need line editing on a nonfiction book.

Posted 1 hour ago. Details. I wrote a book about my life BC ( before Christ Jesus). I started this process in 2002 and would love to get it polished up so it can be the best it can be. It is my desire to help people with my story. This job was posted from a mobile device, so please pardon any typos or any
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'Dallas Morning News' partners with music institute to help fund classical music coverage

In the fall of 2016, San Francisco Bay Area philanthropist Gordon Getty linked up with David H. Stull, president of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and Stephen Rubin, benefactor of the Rubin Institute and president of Henry Holt & Co., a New York-based publishing firm. And together, they set up
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Dropbox acquires publishing platform Verst, will shut it down on Dec. 21

The team behind Verst is joining Dropbox, in an acquisition that marks the end of the Verst publishing platform. The startup actually … the Verst team to Dropbox. Their talent in building simple, powerful publishing tools will help us create new product experiences that unleash our users' creative energy.
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"We can't wait to work together": Kobalt announces worldwide publishing deal with First Aid Kit

Kobalt has today (November 30) announced that it has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Swedish folk duo, First Aid Kit, for their upcoming fourth full-length album, Ruins, which is due for release on January 19, 2018. The deal follows this week's earlier news that saw The Wombats sign a
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Duolingo will launch a long-awaited Arabic course next year

One of the biggest challenges with its Japanese and Chinese courses was helping users get a feel for those languages' character-based writing systems. Arabic will have its own set of difficulties, with a script that runs right-to-left and is unfamiliar to most native English speakers. It also adds to Duolingo's
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Stories Etc: 'My Shrunken Universe' offers a youthful tale of misadventure, fantasy

Welcome to StoriesEtc, a place where University of Wisconsin students can share their original works of creative writing with the community, whether it be poetry, short stories or anything in between. As a section dealing with the arts, it feels only natural to create an opportunity for students to share their
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Florence Welch to Publish Book of Lyrics, Illustrations and Poetry

In collaboration with the Fig Tree imprint of Penguin Books (we know several writers who would kill to magically drop into publishing), she's including lyrics, poetry and even some drawings from her sketchbooks. It promises to be a vibrant look at Welch's inner world, a voice no quieter than the one that
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Writing 'like magic' for Elaine Vickers

A collection of children's books fills the library of her home in Cedar City. Those books she enjoyed as a child, family favorites, and those she has shared with her own three children. “I always had an interest in creative writing and actually wrote for the high school newspaper,” says Vickers, “but most of
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