Raina Telgemeier’s Sisters, which is due out later this year, is slated for an initial print run of 200,000 copies. As Zainab Akhtar points out, Telgemeier’s Smile has over 1 million copies in print. You can see a preview of it here.
Ben Hatke, talks about Zita the Spacegirl and its influences and antecedents.
Five-year-old Zoey chats with Grace Ellis and Brooke Allen about their new girl-adventure comic Lumberjanes.
Book 1 of March, Rep. John Lewis’s memoir of the Civil Rights movement, has won a “Special Recognition” award at the Robert F. Kennedy Book Awards.
Gene Luen Yang posts an account by two teachers of how they used his Boxers and Saints in their seventh-grade history class.
Jughead & Archie Comics Digest #2 (Comicosity)
Sterg Botzakis on The 14th Dalai Lama: A Graphic Biography (Graphic Novel Resources)
Sterg Botzakis on 21: The Story of Roberto Clemente (Graphic Novel Resources)
Julie P. on Big Nate: Great Minds Think Alike (Booking Mama)
Alysa Stewart on Bluffton (Everead)
Jennifer Hubert Swan on Over Easy (Reading Rants)
Melissa Fox on Primates (Book Nut)
Melissa Fox on The Return of Zita (Book Nut)
Jennifer Hubert Swan on The Shadow Hero (Reading Rants)
Drew McCabe on Spongebob #32 and Duffman #1 (Comic Attack)
Kelly Thompson on This One Summer (Comic Book Resources)
Aquafortis on The Undertaking of Lily Chen (Finding Wonderland)