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July 21, 2009
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: News
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May 27, 2009
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: News

If you happen to be attending this year's Book Expo America (at the Javits Center in New York City) and are hoping to stumble upon a First Second author, here's a handy guide to aid you in your quest!Friday, May 29th: :01 Editorial Director Mark Siegel will be participating in the YA Buzz Panel, talking Read the Rest…

May 18, 2009
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: News

Can there ever be enough news round-up posts on The Photographer?  To our delight, the answer (as yet) seems to be no: more people are talking about this book every day.  "This isn't just a great photography book, it's a great novel, a great comic, a great memoir, and a great history text." — boingboing Read the Rest…

May 6, 2009
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: News

VII Photo Agency is an international photographic cooperative, named the third most important entity in photography in 2005.  For the past few weeks, their New York gallery has been hosting the photographs of The Photographer photographer Didier Lefevre.  Last night, there was a panel at the gallery with MSF USA Director Sophie Delaunay, :01 Editorial Read the Rest…

March 23, 2009
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: News

Nickelodeon Magazine is totally awesome!  For one thing, their latest comics issue just featured a comic by Adventures in Cartooning creators James Sturm, Andrew Arnold, and Alexis Frederick-Frost.  For another thing, every time their magazine comes out, it features great cartoonists like Karl Kerschl, Richard Thompson, Michael Kupperman, Paul Hornschemeier, Sara Varon, Tom Gauld, Aaron Read the Rest…

January 30, 2009
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: News

Scott McCloud  joins  First Second Here's the full press release: Download MCCLOUD release.icon 

January 29, 2009
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: News

… But short of that, I'm following Bart Beaty on the Comics Reporter, with his moment by moment recounting… … which started out with the 25 things he plans to do while in Angoulême—item number 3: 3. Attend a lecture. American cons have panels, Angouleme has "meetings." This year's schedule is one of the richest Read the Rest…

January 22, 2009
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: News

Derek Kirk Kim posts about this on his blog, beginning thus:  "This past Monday, on Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, on the eve of Barack Obama's inauguration, I discovered that the casting of the four leading characters for the upcoming live-action movie, "The Last Airbender" (based on the TV show, “Avatar: The Last Airbender”) had Read the Rest…

November 12, 2008
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: News

November 11, 2008
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: News

Starting this week, Gene Yang's PRIME BABY appears in the New York Times Funny Pages!