Longtime editor Betsy Mitchell, editor-in-chief of Del Rey Books, is retiring at the end of 2011. Mitchell is best known for editing science fiction, but also shepherded Del Rey’s move into manga and graphic novels over the last decade. Del Rey continues to publish graphic novels; Kodansha is now publishing its manga in the U.S. on its own (distributed by Random House).
Leaving Del Rey
Posted by ICv2 on September 27, 2011 @ 3:28 pm CT
DVD Round-Up: 'Major Crimes,' 'The Last Kingdom,' 'Beauty & the Beast,' 'Haruhi Suzumiya,' & 'Speed Racer'
Week of May 30, 2017
May 28, 2017
This week’s home entertainment releases are slim,but there are a few items of real interest including the latest season of the best police procedural on American TV, a gritty medieval historical drama that should appeal to fans of Game of Thrones , new editions of two anime classics that have been selling for big bucks online, plus a reduced price edition of the complete Beauty and Beast live-action TV series.
May 28, 2017
Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales didn’t measure up to box office analysts' expectations ($80-85 million), but it did earn $62 million from Friday through Sunday, and easily topped a weak Memorial Day weekend that was 15% below the same frame last year.
Convention Responds With Heightened Security, Costume Props Ban
May 26, 2017
After an armed man was arrested at Phoenix Comicon Thursday, the convention organizers have heightened security, which includes banning costume props and limiting access to the convention center.