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

We’re very pleased to celebrate Maris Wicks — whose work you’ll recognize from Primates, Human Body Theater, and the upcoming Coral Reefs — during the month of March!

February 16, 2016
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

Today’s the publication date for The Show, the latest volume in the Last Man series by Bastien Vives, Michael Sanlaville, and Balak. If you haven’t been following along at home, let me recap for you here: magical feudal world, fighting tournament mismatched partnership, victory, surprise dimension-hopping, getting into and out of trouble. And that’s where Read the Rest…

February 8, 2016
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

We’re delighted to be the publishers of so many great authors and illustrators and graphic novels!

February 4, 2016
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

John Patrick Green’s graphic novel for kids Hippopotamister will be coming your way in May, and it’s going to be great! The book is about a hippopotamus who leaves the zoo (with his friend the red panda) to find a job in the world of the humans and become (with the aid of an assortment Read the Rest…

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

We’re delighted to shine a spotlight on the amazing Faith Erin Hicks in the month of February!  We’ve been publishing Faith since 2011, and she’s made some great graphic novels for us — including one that’s forthcoming this April, The Nameless City. We can’t wait to share more of that with you in the next Read the Rest…

February 2, 2016
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

We’re huge fans of Sara Varon and her marvelous graphic novels!  So we’re so pleased to bring you this collection of her short work — all sorts of delightful tidbits from throughout her career. The first graphic novel we ever published with Sara was the fantastic Robot Dreams, and this book takes you from the Read the Rest…

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

Lucy Knisley is super-awesome!  We were thrilled to publisher her bestselling, Alex Award-winning graphic novel Relish: My Life in the Kitchen, and now we have an all-new momentous life-event book from Lucy coming your way in May: Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride. It is about weddings! We just got books in the office, Read the Rest…

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

We’re delighted to share with you the books we just got in the office — copies of our all-new series Science Comics!  The goal of this series is to create graphic novels about science that are fun and accessible while explaining about how cool parts of our world around us work.  We can’t wait to Read the Rest…

January 26, 2016
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

We’re delighted to with George O’Connor’s latest Olympians graphic novel, Apollo: The Brilliant One, a happy book birthday today! This series is up to eight volumes, and all of them are delightful — George O’Connor is basically writing the soap opera of the Greek Gods, and it’s wonderful! If you haven’t checked out these graphic Read the Rest…

January 11, 2016
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books

We’re delighted to announce that First Second will be publishing Dan Santat’s upcoming graphic novel You Bad Son. You Bad Son is a YA graphic novel based on Dan’s experience growing up as an only child in a Thai American family. The story centers on his decision to go to art school over pursuing a career Read the Rest…