November 17, 2017

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Graphic Novel Siblings: Delilah Dirk and The Nameless City

The two books we’re talking about this morning might as well be graphic novel siblings. They share a lot of details in common: both are published by First Second, Canadian authors, 3 stars, action-hero female protagonists, male protagonists who drive themselves to exhaustion trying to keep up, and both are part of a larger serialized story. Even the […]

Review: ‘The Nameless City Vol. 1′

The Nameless City Vol. 1 Writer/artist: Faith Erin Hicks First Second; $14.99 One-time webcomics creator Faith Erin Hicks’ first published work was the 2007 graphic novel Zombies Calling, and over the course of the nine years since, she’s proved to be a particularly prolific creator, both writing and drawing her own work (original graphic novels […]

Webcomics World

Online comics allow creators of all stripes to share their work. Plus,resources for finding webcomics and learning to make them.

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Spring 2016 Graphic Novels for Teens: Swinging into Action

From Neolithic hunters to shape-shifters to a subatomic rescue squad, there’s plenty of excitement in the latest batch of graphic novels. Some have fast-moving action, others high school drama, and all feature gripping stories that will keep teens turning the pages.

NYCC 2015: Let’s Hear It for the Girls and Manga!

For the 10th year in a row, New York Comic Con brought magic to the dour halls of the Javits Center from October 8–12. “Good Comics 4 Kids” blogger Brigid Alverson shares the skinny on hot manga titles, panel highlights, and industry news that were featured at the 10th annual popular culture convention.

A “What to Read While You’re Waiting for Faith and Rainbow’s Book to Come Out” Reading List

Last Thursday, First Second sent out a press release announcing that Rainbow Rowell (Eleanor and Park, Landline) and Faith Erin Hicks (Friends With Boys, Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong) are teaming up to create a graphic novel together. But, because they are both currently working on other projects, it’ll be quite some time before said […]

Pictures of the Week: Graphic Novelists Entertain at Author Breakfast | AASL 2013

The American Association of School Librarians’s 16th National Conference closed with an author-led breakfast that featured bestselling children’s graphic novels creators Faith Erin Hicks, Jennifer and Matthew Holm, Jarrett Krosoczka, and Raina Telgemeier—dressed in pajamas.