D+Q publisher Peggy Burns will be attending the 2020 ComicsPro Comics Industry Conference in Portland, OR later this month. ComicsPro historically promotes advocacy, education, and opportunity for members and for other storefront comic book retailers. Burns will be speaking as part of a panel discussion entitled "Graphic Novels, Perennials, and Curation" on February 20th. She'll also be giving a presentation on the following day.
Thursday February 20th, 2:45-3:25 PM
Grand Ballroom II
Panel: "Graphic Novels, Perennials, and Curation"
Peggy Burns (Drawn & Quarterly), Filip Sablik (BOOM!), Eric Stephenson (Image Comics), Dave Marshall (Dark Horse)
What makes a graphic novel a perennial seller? What do publishers look for in choosing projects? Can comics be perennial sellers? What type of graphic novels sell differently in the book market … in the Direct Market …. online? These and other questions will be answered.
Friday, February 21st, 8:00 AM
Grand Ballroom I
Vendor breakfast, presentation by Peggy Burns