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 […]
Ever since his Andre the Giant and Tetris: The Games People Play, writer and artist Box Brown has become better known for his documentary-style, full-length graphic novels. Due to his thorough investigative work, Box seems to provide more insight than even previous documentaries of the same subjects. All the while maintaining his own small press […]
Tomorrow, First Second will release Demon Vol. 4, the exciting conclusion to Jason Shiga’s series about a man named Jimmy Yee who discovers that he cannot die. What follows is an absurd and violent yet touching journey. And Shiga, who won an Eisner this past year for his work on the series, never thought Demon could actually […]