Award-winning cartoonist Nate Powell is teaming up with writer Van Jensen for a new graphic novel. Paste Magazine today revealed the cover and an excerpt for Two Dead, Jensen and Powell’s crime thriller set in post-World War II Arkansas. The book is being published by the Gallery 13 imprint of Simon & Schuster. The Civil Rights era […]
Batgirl will NOT run out of gloves.
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 […]
On Friday, February 9, the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco is hosting March: An Evening with Nate Powell from 7-9 PM. Powell, as you may recall, won a National Book Award (along with Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin) for his work on March: A Graphic History of the Civil Rights Movement. Official PR follows: […]
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 […]
STORY: MARK LONG & JIM DEMONAKOS ART: NATE POWELL PUBLISHER: FIRST SECOND In the Bible, from the Book of Leviticus particularly, there is a particularly haunting yet aspirational line that reads: “You will not stand idly by the blood of your fellow” (19:16). It is a juxtaposing phrase, placed among a variety of dictums towards leading […]
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 […]