In Idle Days, writer Thomas Desaulniers Brousseau and artist Simon Leclerc traverse the connection between personal psychological distress and the ghostly sins of the past, in a backdrop of world-shattering dread that, in many ways, mirror what too many people are probably feeling these days — or at least, believe we are on the brink […]
Jen Wang on combining “a fairy tale and a queer concept that I felt would be really fun to do and would also be something that I could make for a 14-year-old version of myself.”
As excitement grows for July’s The Adventure Zone graphic novel, here’s a look at some cosplayers from Emerald City Comic Con.
This look at a dire summer camp experience blends an exploration of being a cultural minority with a touchingly universal look at what it’s like to grow up
Over the years, the food we eat in movie theaters has become a core part of our cinematic experience. From the classic buttered popcorn to the fabled 1.5 pound Bavarian Legend pretzel, it’s an inescapable fact that when we see a movie, our stomachs start to rumble. International Manga Award-winning author Abby Denson and her […]
Ernesto’s bold outgoing personality takes him all over the world, but he doesn’t always pay enough attention to the things he’s seeing. Peter’s introverted nature keeps him closer to home and too fearful to travel the distances Ernesto does. But he really absorbs all the details of his smaller experiences and it’s worth every bit as much as Ernesto’s grand adventuring.
“We wanted little kids reading the book to see that they could go to San Francisco and in essence walk the path that they walked and feel like that you could be on their adventure too.”
When I think of words to describe cartoonist Gigi D.G., I can’t help but be effusive. Her work is simply stunning. It’s often poignant. It’s vibrant and always, always, always hilarious. Gigi’s best known work, the webcomic Cucumber Quest, features an incredibly reluctant hero who’s forced to answer a call to adventure in order to save […]
Pénélope Bagieu is a French illustrator and comic artist. She has had over a decade of successes in comics with work such as La page Blanche, Cadavre Exquis and her comic series Joséphine, who was not only a best-seller but was also adapted to cinema in 2013 and even got a sequel. In the last few years, her work […]
Via PW’s Job Moves column, news that First Second has upped two of the hardest working people in comics publishing. Calista Brill has been promoted to editorial director, from executive editor; and the indispensible Gina Gagliano associate director for marketing and publicity, from marketing and publicity manager. Exciting :01 promotions news — Calista Brill has been […]