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 […]
2017 was a year of uncertainty and upheaval. As we headed into the year, no one knew what to expect. But as the months went by and the battles mounted, we faced new horrors and found new strength that we didn’t know we had. The tide of the comics industry continued to shift as major […]
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 […]
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We all know the game “Tetris.” It’s addictive and embedded in the halls of video game history. Did you know though that it originated from Russia? How about that near the pinnacle of its popularity, it became entangled in a controversy that eventually escalated into an international incident? Published by First Second, Box Brown’s graphic […]
Hilarious in execution, serious in subject matter, irreverent to human life, and an homage to various science fiction tropes; This only scratches the surface of what comprises Demon. Broken up into four books, this lengthy comic by writer and artist Jason Shiga and published by First Second touches on everything from scientific imaginings to questions […]
Science Comics: Dinosaurs is up for the Eisner award for Best Publication for Kids (9-12).