March Book 3 is named National Book Award Finalist


March Book Three, the inspiring story of the US civil rights movement and the life of Rep. John Lewis, continues its awards season progress as it was named a finalist in the Young People’s Literature category. It’s only the fourth graphic novel to be nominated for this prestigious award, but yet another triumph for this book.  What […]

Review: The Fun Family is less fun than you think it is and that’s good


Benjamin Frisch’s The Fun Family is one of those works that you think you know what it is about, but you don’t really. That’s because, on one level, it ticks all the boxes for parody. It concerns a Family Circus like family with a father who creates Family Circus like comics about his own family. […]

Report: March trilogy has sold so many copies the printer ran out of paper


Since its debut last week, March Book Three, the final volume in the trio of graphic novels telling the story of Rep. John Lewis and the fight for civil rights, has not only bested everything on Amazon but Harry Potter, according to artist Nate Powell,they’ve had to print so many copies the printer ran out […]

SDCC ’16: We Shall Overcome – “March” with John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell


By Nancy Powell The line outside Room 23ABC at 9:20 AM Saturday morning was already two deep before staff let people filter into the room nearly half an hour later. School children – Muslims in burqas, black, white, Asian, Hispanic — had taken up many of the early spots. Their roles would be explained later. Regular attendees, […]

SDCC ’16: IDW and Top Shelf announce panels and signings with Gibson, Rep. Lewis, Eastman, Breathed, more


IDW and Top Shelf have united for one mega booth this year, so you’ll get everyone from Eddie Campbell to William Gibson to Congressman John Lewis. WOW. With just a week left until San Diego Comic-Con, IDW and Top Shelf are officially unveiling their schedule for the weekend; including incredible signings, and must-see panels. Take […]

Civil Rights Saga MARCH is becoming an animated series


Announced by Charleston Immersive & Interactive Media today, the production company has optioned Top Shelf’s March for adaptation into an animated series, along with developing related interactive educational products. No release date was announced at this time. The March series, which currently set as a trilogy, is penned by Civil Rights Icon, Congressman John Lewis, […]

Review: Ludovic Debeurme’s Renee looks right into the abyss


In 2006’s Lucille, French cartoonist Ludovic Debeurme gave a surreal and somber tone to a doomed love story, following the individual wrecked lives of anorexic Lucille and the emotionally troubled Arthur, and how they come together as a means of escape. Renee, his 2010 follow-up to that work, is a less of a linear book […]

Top Shelf announces truly epic Complete Alec and Bacchus boxed set by Eddie Campbell


Clear some shelf space and save up some money: Top Shelf is releasing the second and final part of the Complete Bacchus series, and then they’re taking part one and The Complete Alec, also by Eddie Campbell, and putting them in a deluxe slipcased edition that will stand tall and proud on your shelf.