James Romberger went to the Big Apple Con and solved one of the great mysteries of comics history: who drew Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story.
Representative John Lewis (D-GA), prominent Civil Rights leader and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, has announced along with publisher Abrams ComicArts, the second chapter in the award-winning March saga to be called Run due out in August 2018. Run will pick up where the National Book Award-winning March left off, in the immediate aftermath of the march from Selma-to-Montgomery […]
Here’s some exciting news! The Society of Illustrators in NYC will host “The Art of MARCH: A Civil Rights Masterpiece,” a blockbuster exhibit that will illuminate both the celebrated graphic novel trilogy (co-written by Andrew Aydin) and the story of Congressman John Lewis’s experience in the civil rights movement. The MARCH trilogy has become a […]
The Society of Illustrators has announced their guests of honor for the 2018 MoCCA Festival and they are: Award-winning cartoonist Roz Chast, whose decades of New Yorker cartoons transformed that traditional format with her lively art and neurotic, contemporary themes. Most recently she has authored the best-selling graphic memoirs Going Into Town and Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?. Argentine […]
§ In the biz we call this “Hell Week” because you have to get everything done for con in JUST ONE WEEK. Emails at 1 am. Emails at 6 am. Corrections. Schedules. Powerpoints. 15 minutes of hold music. Caffeine, and lots of it. And, the ritual posting of the “San Diego Horror” gif from The […]
For the sixth year in a row, The Beat is proud to present the Comics Industry Person of the Year, as chosen by voters in our annual creator survey: Gene Luen Yang. The the Team of the year: Rep. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell.
Continuing its “march” to end of year accolades, (sorry) March Book Three topped the annual PW Graphic Novel Critics Poll. Rosalie Lightning came in second and Teh Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, How to tSurvive in the North, One Hundred Nights of Hero and Irmina were all tied for thirrd. There are about 40 […]
At tonight’s National Book Awards – the Oscars of books – March Book Three won in the Young People’s Literature category. It’s the first graphic novel ever to win an NBA. You're looking at the first people to ever win the National Book Award for a comic. pic.twitter.com/y1AhhKdCyD — Leigh Walton (@leighwalton) November 17, 2016 […]
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 […]
March Book Three has received the prestigious honor of being shortlisted for the National Book Award. And here’s an 8 page preview.