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February 23, 2010
Posted by: Mark Siegel
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When she’s not designing books for First Second, Colleen Venable’s secret lives include being an author. This first in a delicious new series, HAMSTER and CHEESE introduces a new Private Eye to reckon with: a guinea pig named Sasspants and the case of the stolen sandwich.

June 17, 2009
Posted by: Mark Siegel
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"An unflinching and gripping photographic memoir, The Photographer takes you on a breathtaking journey through the best and worst humanity has to offer in times of war. Turning its pages, the reader begins to understand what it means to lose everything as a refugee of war, to cross mountains to help someone you never met, Read the Rest…

Apparently, MySpace has made American Born Chinese a featured book… Not all good news, though, since it seems to come with a rather tasteless ad campaign that uses the Chin-Kee character out of context, and has led to all kinds of discussions among people who haven’t read the book. Gene Yang responds. Does acknowledging a Read the Rest…

This letter just came in… If anyone knows who the KAMPUNG BOY reader was on the F-train, please let us know at *protected email* and we’ll put you in touch with Kashminder who wants to say thank you: Hello: My name is Kash and I met a woman on April 9th on the F-Train around Read the Rest…

There are some precious lessons to be gleaned from Eddie Campbell’s blog, including an entry called THE LAST WORD IN SPEECH BALLOONS. Several First Second creators have found this valuable in the midst of their thumbnails, so let’s add this link to it here, in our TIPS FOR CREATIVE TYPES category (which is filling up Read the Rest…

(a doodle from the train ride) Been thinking about inspiration. I jotted a few things down on the train ride back from the Center for Cartoon Studies, where I had a most impressive visit. They’re doing something amazing up there, Sturm and the gang. The following musing wasn’t directly related to the CCS though, rather Read the Rest…

Cool beans! Joel Crabtree goes graphic at SILVER BULLET, with a wide ranging chat about First Second.

Download onesheets.pdf BOOKSELLERS, BOOKSELLERS! All around America, I’ve been meeting independent booksellers, large and small. Some of those who’ve jumped into the Graphic Novel adventure have been very pleasantly surprised! Others aren’t sure, or haven’t made it work yet, and are wondering what to do. For those, we’re putting together a special pamphlet we’ll update Read the Rest…

Well how can we — tonight Season 3 of LOST resumes!

WILLIAM Van DUYN “Webmeister & Magic Carpet Rides” You’re on Bill Van Duyn’s flying carpet right now! He’s somewhere way North in Nova Scotia as we write this, weaving together the next web treats in store for you at this site.