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March 19, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

We’ve just gotten in advance copies of one of our upcoming spring books — The Divine, by Asaf Hanuka, Tomer Hanuka, and Boaz Lavie! It looks amazing!  We’re super-excited. Pictures! Here’s the cover. And a side-view of the spine (complete with magical floating child)! And here’s a row of the spines all together.  The French Read the Rest…

March 17, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

Today’s the day that The Glorkian Warrior Eats Adventure Pie, the companion to James Kochalka’s wonderful graphic novel of last year, The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza, is on sale! (Just look at that Glorkian Warrior!  He’s so full of pie-related adventures.) We think that these brightly-colored, hilarious books are just splendid, and we hope Read the Rest…

March 9, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books, Uncategorized

New book! We’re glad to have gotten advance copies of Jack Baxter, Joshua Faudem, and Koren Shadmi’s upcoming graphic novel Mike’s Place in here at First Second.  Here’s an advance look! The cover. The spine — with an excellent camera added! And here’s a row of books lined up, spine-out! This book is a jacketed Read the Rest…

February 25, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

Andi Watson is the author of the wonderful graphic novel Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula, which is in stores this week! What’s your protagonist’s favorite flavor of ice cream and why? What’s your own favorite flavor of ice cream? I would guess that Count Spatula would prefer to make his own ice cream and create Read the Rest…

February 24, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

Sometimes you just get delightful books filled with cooking, and that’s what this graphic novel is! Andi Watson’s Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula comes out today, and we’re tickled pink to be publishing it.  It’s fun and sweet and light-hearted — you have to check this baking/romance/job crisis book out. Happy reading, everyone!

February 2, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

We’re delighted to have a new picture book comic by Dominique Roques and Alexis Dormal, Anna Banana and the Chocolate Explosion!  This is the sequel to last spring’s Sleep Tight, Anna Banana, a story of a girl and her stuffed animals and their difficulties in getting to sleep. Advance copies just came in from the Read the Rest…

January 27, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

Today is the day of George O’Connor’s latest volume in the Olympians series, Ares: Bringer of War! Are you a fan of the Trojan War?  I am a fan of the Trojan War!  After all, it has involvement of the gods, treachery, prophecy, violent and needless death, (probably unnecessarily) complicated hijinks, a giant (fake) horse, Read the Rest…

January 22, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

New book! We just got advance copies of Jay Hosler’s wonderful upcoming graphic novel Last of the Sandwalkers in the mail, and it looks splendid!  We can’t wait to share this book with you.  It’s full of beetles!  And also science. Our main beetle-character is named Lucy, and adorable!  And she’s right here on the Read the Rest…

January 19, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

We’re excited to have early copies of Penelope Bagieu’s graphic novel Exquisite Corpse in the office — it’s looking fantastic!  This book is about a young woman named Zoe who becomes friends with a famous author . . . and accidentally falls into a hilarious literary conspiracy. Here’s the cover. And the spine! Here are Read the Rest…

January 15, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

We got a number of new books in the office right after the holiday break, and we’re pretty excited! Here’s the first volume of the Last Man series, The Stranger!  It’s looking really wonderful. Here’s the cover. And the spine — with a ready-to-fight Adrian on it! Spines together!  The numbers on the next volume Read the Rest…