Original Gangster indie publisher Slave Labor hasn’t been heard from much recently, aside from putting on the APE festival, but they just announced a new book for August. Josephine by Kevin Sacco is a wordless graphic novel about a boy growing up on the Upper West Side and learning to confront racial injustice. ” I grew up […]
We just told you about the huge deal between French comics publisher Delcourt and Comixology to being a line of French comics to English via digital. Now here’s one example of why it’s big, an exclusive preview of the English language version of Pénélope Bagieu’s Josephine.
Bagieu is hugely popular in France for her down to earth comics about contemporary life. Her Exquisite Corpse was just published earlier this year by First Second; Josephine is her long running comic about a young woman with the usual complicated and annoying life—at least one of the strips below describes just about every day of my life, but I’ll let you guess which.