The 2018 Eisner Award nominations are out, and it’s a MONSTROUS years, with Emil Ferris’s My Favorite Thing is Monsters continuing its awards rampage with five nominations and Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda also garnering five nods. Image and Fantagraphics led the way with 16 nominations each. This year’s nominations have some deep cuts […]
This year’s best selling graphic novels show a wide range of material from a strikingly diverse group of creators.
A couple of links of note from Publishers Weekly: The annual Critics Poll results have been announced and to the shock of no one Emil Ferris’s ‘My Favorite Thing Is Monsters’ was #1. We’ve written and talked and been amazed by this book all year and it shows just how far the graphic novel business […]
Well can Emil Ferris’s graphic novel My Favorite thing is Monsters get any hotter? Actually it can. In addition to selling out and having the biggest second printing in Fantagraphics’ history and getting rave reviews from everywhere, it’s now been the subject of a bidding war among movie studios. Sony won the war, Deadline reports. Four […]
The surprise graphic novel hit of the start of 2017 is Emil Ferris’s My Favorite Thing is Monsters. It’s both a sui generis story (a young girl growing up in Chicago imagines herself as a monster while investigating the murder of an elderly neighbor) a unique art style (lush colored pencilled illos drawn on notebook […]