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December 1, 2016
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Uncategorized

We published a lot of great books in 2016, and here they all are! They have really cool front covers, and equally cool back covers! But our favorite parts are definitely what’s on the inside. We’re so proud to publish these amazing graphic novels! If you haven’t read them yet, we hope you can check Read the Rest…

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 6, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Uncategorized

Do you have a body? Then this is the perfect book for you! Maris Wicks’ nonfiction graphic novel Human Body Theater takes you on a tour through all the systems of the human body — led by a cheerful talking skeleton.  If you ever were wondering what was going on inside your blood, bones, or Read the Rest…

April 16, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Behind the Scenes, Uncategorized

(here is an unrelated picture of some books) Everyone thinks they know best — especially when it comes to their job, the thing that they do professionally, the job they have because (presumably) they do it better than anyone else. And in a lot of cases, people do have jobs because they can do them Read the Rest…

March 9, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Books, Uncategorized

New book! We’re glad to have gotten advance copies of Jack Baxter, Joshua Faudem, and Koren Shadmi’s upcoming graphic novel Mike’s Place in here at First Second.  Here’s an advance look! The cover. The spine — with an excellent camera added! And here’s a row of books lined up, spine-out! This book is a jacketed Read the Rest…

January 26, 2015
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Uncategorized

We’ve just finished up First Second’s full season of cover reveals! In case you missed any, here’s the complete line-up of what’s in store from First Second this fall. The most recent in the Last Man series, by Bastien Vivès, Michaël Sanlaville, and Balak: The Chase!  The adventure continues (and gets more dramatic)! Fable Comics Read the Rest…

January 7, 2015
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Uncategorized

We are in shock. How to respond to the murder of our colleagues at Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris? The obscene, monstrous attack of extremists only confirms that Charlie Hebdo’s unapologetically offensive humor served a vital purpose, if as a society we all intend to protect freedom of speech. Our deepest condolences to the families of Read the Rest…

October 15, 2014
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Uncategorized

  One of the freshest, loveliest children’s comics I’ve come across this year is from Oni Press. In a format akin to Luke Pearson’s HILDA books—also beloved of my own children—COSTUME QUEST is pure reading pleasure. There’s a joy and clarity to the storytelling in every aspect that makes this little universe a rare treat. Read the Rest…

May 14, 2014
Posted by: Calista Brill
Categories: Uncategorized

I’m so happy to have a chance to contribute to this awesome bloggy festival of love for Zita the Spacegirl, in honor of the publication of the third book in the series! See below for more info on the official blog tour. You might notice that my particular contribution is two shameful days late, but Read the Rest…

May 13, 2014
Posted by: Mark Siegel
Categories: Uncategorized

The trilogy is complete! Of all our books, Zita the Spacegirl has earned the most fan photos and cosplay. Ben Hatke’s joyful, unbridled universe keeps growing richer with creatures and space-operatic adventure. Now a complete trilogy, the Zita story is a gem and a treat and fantastical delight for everyone, starting in their pre-Star Wars Read the Rest…