Coronavirus has stacked odds against indies further, BHP Comics publisher warns

Coronavirus has stacked odds against indies further, BHP Comics publisher warns

Coronavirus has stacked the odds against indie presses even further, BHP Comics publisher Sha Nasir has said, warning he will have to completely change his firm's business model as a result of the pandemic.

Nasir revealed his firm will have to pause making printed graphic novels and try to focus on selling foreign rights to existing titles because Covid-19 has used up the publisher's reserves.

He made the admission during a discussion on the future of publishing as part of the Edinburgh International Book Fair. The live streamed event was chaired by Canongate's editor-at-large Ellah Wakat...

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