Episode 7: The Acquisitions Meeting What happens once an editor at a publishing house has a book on submission that they want to buy? What are the steps that they need to take between that and making an offer? At many publishing houses, the procedure is to present the book at an Acquisition Meeting — […]
A silent, surreal meditation on the human condition in context of the natural world, Kingdom/Order takes as its hero an unnamed man in an unnamed city and in drawing connections between this urban dweller and the so-called “wild kingdom” finds the commonalities between the two might be largely built on desire. Reid Psaltis’ meticulous black […]
Episode 6: The Book Deal How do you get from a proposal to a book deal? What do you need for a proposal? What’s the process of talking to agents and publishers to get a contract? Today, we talk to Jen Linnan at Linnan Literary Management about all of these questions — and more! As an […]
The book includes childhood adventures of Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde set prior to the events of the film.
On the surface, I, Parrot is a madcap farce about taking care of 42 parrots as it snowballs into absurdity on almost a surreal degree. Taken on all levels, writer Deb Olin Unferth and artist Elizabeth Haidle have crafted a lovely fable about gathering all the precious pieces that make up your life and giving […]
Jessica Campbell has gotten plenty of attention with her sharp cartoons examining the art world through the lens of gender politics. Her attitude, part take-no-prisoners and part don’t-mind-me-self-deprecation makes for some singular, honest, and hilarious examinations of not just the historical male domination of art, but the double standards that became the roadblocks for women […]
Strangers in an unnamed European rural area, Carl and Rita have moved into a house on stilts in the water, the last of its kind where storms brew and the house’s fortitude during those storms is an uncertainty. It’s Cold In The River At Night presents this setting as foreboding panorama as the setting for […]
What this, twelve graphic novels, a demon trapped in a leg and punk rock? It can only mean one thing, it’s crowdfunding round-up time.
Subtitled “Comics from Mauretania,” the stories in Chris Reynolds’ The New World don’t take place in the African country of the same name, but in some cryptic landscape never referenced by name in the comics to which the title applies, but which creates a tone that unifies the stories, as well as offers some vague […]
All-ages adventure and absurdity call in the latest original graphic novel from Dark Horse.