Bats: these nocturnal mammals are under appreciated and misunderstood. In this new graphic novel from the Science Comics series for grade-school, learn about these necessary pollinators and insect eaters from around the world.Continue Reading
Rebecca honors First Second’s 10 year anniversary with an ode to her favorites of the publisher’s graphic novels.Continue Reading
The adventure continues! Check out the latest Claudette the fearless story in Dragon’s Beware! An interview with the creators.Continue Reading
Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula is a creepy-cute graphic novel by Andi Watson. Read an interview on the characters and the yummy treats in the book!Continue Reading
David makes a deal with Death for his art, but will he figure out his life before time runs out?Continue Reading
An exclusive eight-page, full-color preview of Hippopotamister, an upcoming First Second graphic novel for kids, plus an interview with author-illustrator John Patrick Green.Continue Reading
First Second’s excellent comics-style fairy tale and nursery rhyme collections will soon be joined by Fable Comics, featuring illustrated tales from many cultures and traditions. Here’s a sneak peek!Continue Reading
Check out GeekMom Rebecca’s new interview with the author of The Shadow Hero.Continue Reading
The Shadow Hero is a graphic novel with ties to the history of comics, racism, and the duality of first generation Americans, in an entertaining format that young YA and up will enjoy.Continue Reading
This One Summer is a new graphic novel by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki. It is a YA book that transcends the genre into where most adult novelists wish they could go: honest and nuanced characters in that familiar world you forgot to cherish. The details of a summer beach town, and two girls on the brink of teen, may not be your memories, but the yearnings, confusion, and relationships certainly will reveal half-buried reminisces.Continue Reading
An interview with the creators of The Cute Girl Network, a new romantic comedy graphic novel. Skater chic Jane has to choose between her new boyfriend Jack, and the terrible stories of The Cute Girl Network.Continue Reading
While we were able to come home with a few gems, New York Comic Con was lacking in comics for kids this year.Continue Reading
There is a new swashbuckling adventurer on the literary scene, and her name is Delilah Dirk. Read an interview with Tony Cliff, the creator of Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant.Continue Reading
An interview with the author of Odd Duck, a delightful new graphic novel for kids–and anyone with an appreciation for quirky characters.Continue Reading
I have to admit, when I was sent a review copy of Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong, a YA graphic novel by Prudence Shen and illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks, I wasn’t as excited as I could be. In Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong Hicks was only doing the art.
But I should have trusted that Hicks wouldn’t collaborate on something unless it was worth her mad skills. I, and my two teens, very much enjoyed it. Amusing dialogue, great art (duh), and characters that have fun with their stereotypes, tossing or flaunting them at a whim.