Archive for the ‘ Favorite Scenes ’ Category


March 2, 2007
Posted by: Danica Novgorodoff
Categories: Favorite Scenes, Tips for Creative Types
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It’s no secret that I love Gipi’s work – I did my best to sell out all our copies of Garage Band last weekend at the New York ComicCon (and succeeded!). One of my all-time favorite scenes is when a big-shot in the music industry offers Stefano a job working in the head office of Read the Rest…

September 6, 2005
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Favorite Scenes

What is the all time best kiss in a graphic novel? Feel free to weigh in and send your suggestion. Here are three contenders. 1. From ISAAC THE PIRATE (published in the US by NBM). Christophe Blain has a number of kissing scenes in several titles of this series. Can’t decide which is my favorite. Read the Rest…

August 25, 2005
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Favorite Scenes

There’s a book that’s going to make a hell of a noise: AMERICAN BORN CHINESE by Gene Yang. Seriously brilliiant stuff. Coming out Fall ’06. Can’t say more. Mum’s the word. Who is mum anyway. But wait, I’m not kidding — this kind of project is why FIRST SECOND exists in the first place. Oh, Read the Rest…

August 24, 2005
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Favorite Scenes

Leland Myrick is the creator of an exquisite memoir called MISSOURI BOY, which we’re really proud to publish. Coming out in Fall ’06, so more about it in the near future… In the meantime, here’s Leland’s entry in our chronicle of all-time favorite moments in graphic novels: “I read Varlot Soldat by Tardi and Daeninckx Read the Rest…

August 23, 2005
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Favorite Scenes

Continuing with the Sfar fest, here’s his entry in our popular FAVORITES feature: “My favourite scene in a comic book is the following: The hero of Terry and The Pirates is asleep on a chinese boat, there is the moon, the waves, the silent calm of night in black and white. And the mean dark Read the Rest…

August 19, 2005
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Favorite Scenes

“here is of one of my favorite passages: 2 pages from ‘the roumanian circus’, which is the story in ‘jetlag’ (by actus tragicus) written by etgar keret and illustrated by rutu modan. ” i love etgar keret’s stories in that book, because they are so bleak and strange and hopeless but also funny. and rutu Read the Rest…

August 18, 2005
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Favorite Scenes

There are several extremely talented authors from the U.K. working on original commissions with FIRST SECOND. Among them is Nick Abadzis, whose LAIKA is due out next fall. More to come about that later…! In the meantime, he sends us one of his favorite scenes from a graphic novel, in our continuing feature: © copyright Read the Rest…

August 16, 2005
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Favorite Scenes

This new feature will appear from time to time on the FIRST SECOND website… Various authors and creators will share with us an all time favorite graphic novel scene. Something that struck them and stayed with them, and contributed to their love of the medium. To kick things off, here’s one from me. THE RABBI’S Read the Rest…