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January 1, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events

It’s the new year!  And it’s going to be filled with awesome new graphic novels. This was our 2014: 2015 should be even better! We can’t wait.

December 25, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events

It’s the holidays! We here at First Second wish you all the best in this delightful season of celebration. We hope you get a chance to stay home and curl up with a good book!  And possibly cocoa as well.

November 5, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events

This weekend, First Second will be exhibiting at Comic Arts Brooklyn at table U33! Here’s our signing schedule. 12:30pm: Box Brown, Andre the Giant 2:00pm: Danica Novgorodoff, The Undertaking of Lily Chen 3:30pm: Jen Wang, In Real Life 5:00pm: George O’Connor, Olympians CAB’s Sunday programming will also feature Jillian Tamaki, the co-author of This One Read the Rest…

October 15, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events

This weekend, we exhibited at New York Comic-Con! One of the most important things we do at shows is just to show off how attractive all our books are.  (Hint: they are extremely attractive.)  You can tell from these pictures! I am afraid that the vicarious photo experience is not as good as the one Read the Rest…

October 8, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events

We’re going to New York Comic-Con! First Second will be exhibiting at booth 2237. Many of our excellent authors will be there!  Here’s a list of who you’ll find at the show: Andrew Arnold — Adventures in Cartooning Box Brown — Andre the Giant Cory Doctorow — In Real Life — SHOW DEBUT! Zack Giallongo Read the Rest…

September 18, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events

We were able to head down to the Small Press Expo in DC this weekend! The show was especially exciting for us because we were up for two Ignatz Awards, for Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki’s This One Summer and Gene Luen Yang’s Boxers & Saints.  This is the first time in quite a few Read the Rest…

September 9, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events

Lots (and lots!) of great First Second authors will be attending SPX this year, and we’re so pleased to have them all signing at Table E5! We’re also thrilled to have two books up for this year’s Ignatz Award — Mariko and Jillian Tamaki’s This One Summer and Gene Luen Yang’s Boxers & Saints.  Those Read the Rest…

August 7, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events

We went to San Diego Comic-Con! We’re still kind of catching up from it, because we promptly came home and got sick and our designer left and two books were due to the printer.  But we’re almost back on track, and to celebrate, we have pictures of things that occurred at the show. We’ll start Read the Rest…

July 23, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events

(from the fabricating table of Alvin Duong and Rachel Elsten of Unicorn Sushi) How We Made The Green Turtle Fabrics Used: 6 yds of lightweight olive green satin (3 yards for the outside fabric and 3 yards for the lining) 1/2 yd of regular black spandex 1 1/4 yd of olive green stretch twill 1/4 Read the Rest…

July 14, 2014
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events

(This is a picture of our booth from the past.  Probably it’ll look pretty much like this in the future, except we have green carpet this year.) First Second Books will be exhibiting at San Diego Comic-Con this year at booth #1323!  Stop by our booth for great books, great authors, and great conversation. Here’s Read the Rest…