Archive for the ‘ Books ’ Category


September 27, 2016
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy Book Birthday to Andy Hirsch’s Varmints! Clever, explosive, and deeply moving by turns, Varmints is a perfect middle-grade comedy. Hirsch brings an old-school Western style to bear on a story full of nuance, humor, and surprises. Make sure to pick up a copy today!

September 13, 2016
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy Book Birthday to Drew Weing’s The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo! In the first volume of this new middle-grade series, Drew Weing delivers a fresh and funny take on the age-old battle between kids and closet-dwelling monsters. Make sure to pick up a copy and join snarky blogger Charles and monster mediator Margo Read the Rest…

September 6, 2016
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy Book Birthday to Ben Hatke’s best work yet—Mighty Jack, the first of two volumes in a modern-day graphic novel retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk. Mighty Jack is a vivid, warm, and sensitive epic fairytale adventure. It’s a story of how a few magical seeds push three kids to each be their own kind of Read the Rest…

August 30, 2016
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy Book Birthday to the newest book from Gene Luen Yang & Mike Holmes’ awesome Secret Coders series, Paths & Portals! The Secret Coders series really picks up steam in the second volume, Paths & Portals. We learn more about the secret history of Stately Academy. And Josh,who you might have written off as an annoying Read the Rest…

August 17, 2016
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

Collaboration is a vital part of the comics-making experience — it’s so often that comics are made by more than one person. And comics are never a solo endeavor!  Between editing, design, production, and the whole publishing process, there are always other people behind the scenes in making the comics we read. We’re celebrating collaboration Read the Rest…

August 1, 2016
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

We’re delighted to be publishing the Last Man series, by Bastien Vives, Michael Sanlaville, and Balak.  These books are such fun magical adventures — delightful, fun, and charming stories with dynamic, engaging artwork. There are five volumes so far, with a sixth coming this fall — please do check these out!

July 13, 2016
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

Characters — an obviously essential part of any book! For many authors, a character is where the story thoughts — creating a persona, an ideology, a background, an appearance for something kicks off where the adventure goes and how it unfolds. And characters really stay in your heart after a story is over! We’re excited Read the Rest…

July 1, 2016
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

It’s our tenth anniversary this year, and we’re excited to be celebrating one of our authors who’s been with us for years — the amazing Ben Hatke, author of the Zita the Spacegirl trilogy, the Eisner-nominated Little Robot, and two picture books with comics elements — Julia’s House for Lost Creatures and Nobody Likes a Read the Rest…

May 3, 2016
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

Happy Book Birthday to Lucy Knisley and her amazing new graphic novel: Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride. Lucy Knisley makes the kind of comics that really do bring new readers to the medium — comics that explore topics outside the purview of typical graphic novels.  This one, the story of her wedding (and Read the Rest…

April 27, 2016
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

Lucy Knisley’s new graphic memoir, Something New, has many audiences. But being that it’s about weddings, we hoped that brides- (and grooms!)-to-be would fall for it. So we took it as a good sign when the awesome wedding website Borrowed & Blue reached out to us to ask if they could interview Lucy. Below is Read the Rest…