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November 1, 2016
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy Book Birthday to The Rescue by Bastien Vivès, Michaël Sanlaville, and Balak! The fantasy martial-arts adventure continues as Richard and Adrian face new opponents. It’s the final volume of Last Man and its startling resolution is sure to leave readers floored! Make sure to give this series a read!

November 1, 2016
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books, Uncategorized

Now that we’ve finished revealing all out our Winter 2017 covers, here they all are in one place! In case you missed any of them, here’s what we’ve got in store for you this Winter. Animal Crackers by Scott Christian Sava and Mike Holmes out, 1/10! Hocus Focus by James Sturm, Andrew Arnold, and Alexis Read the Rest…

October 18, 2016
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

Happy Book Birthday to Robert Christie and Deborah Lang’s Into the Outlands! Join captain Quirk and his furry explorers as they traverse the uncharted waters of Crutonia. This is the perfect fantasy adventure story for elementary and younger middle-grade readers!  

October 11, 2016
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

  Happy Book Birthday to Tetris by Box Brown! Box does it again—an enthralling nonfiction work about another 1980s pop culture icon… TETRIS! This fascinating true story of how the game was developed in a Soviet government computer lab and how it took over the free world.

October 4, 2016
Posted by: Kiara Valdez
Categories: Books

  Happy Book Birthday to a very special member of the First Second family: Demon Volume 1 by Jason Shiga. If you’re a fan of Meanwhile, get ready for something totally different. Jason’s four-volume epic is NOT for kids. SERIOUSLY. Demon is unlike anything First Second has published before. It follows Jimmy Yee, a man Read the Rest…

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…