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First Second Announcement: ‘Pelé: The King of Soccer’


We’re delighted to bring you the news today of First Second’s latest graphic novel announcement: They will publish Pelé: The King of Soccer, written by Eddy Simon and illustrated by Vincent Brascaglia, in October 2017. Here’s a brief synopsis: Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known to his schoolmates as Pelé, grew up in poverty in the […]

This Week’s Comics: Presidential Ghosts


As the days grow longer and the air gets nippier, this week’s new releases bring the comfort of fresh comics to warm the soul. DC Comics continues their critical hit Gotham Academy with Second Semester #1 starting a new arc. Marvel Comics doubles the Guardian goodness with Marvel Universe Guardians of the Galaxy #12 and Rocket […]

Links: ‘Ghosts’ Makes Its Debut

Raina Telgemeier’s Ghosts was officially released on Tuesday, and it’s been getting a lot of ink (pixels?). At the New Yorker, Sarah Larson talks to Telgemeier about writing autobiography and magical realism, the inspirations behind Ghosts, and how she deals with her young audience, and she reveals that her next book will be a memoir. […]

Review: ‘Indeh: A Story of the Apache Wars’

Indeh: A Story of The Apache Wars Writer: Ethan Hawke Artist: Greg Ruth Grand Central Publishing; $25.00 Shortly after the turn of the millennium, there was a sizable swathe of comic books being produced that seemed to have been pretty obviously created in the hopes that a Hollywood studio would swoop in, scoop up the […]

Review: ‘Batgirl Vol. 3: Mindfields’


Batgirl Vol. 3: Mindfields Writers: Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher Artists: Babs Tarr, Bengal and others DC Comics; $16.99 Rated T for Teen This is the third and final collection of the 18-issue run on DC’s Batgirl by the writing team of Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher and primary artist Babs Tarr, a run that […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie’s Funhouse Jumbo Comics Digest’ #22


Let’s kick off the week with some comics! In the brand-new lead story to Archie’s Funhouse Jumbo Comics Digest #22, Archie decides to bake a birthday cake for Betty, undeterred by his complete lack of ability or experience. Oh, and Jughead helps out. The title of this story is a bit of a spoiler—”Caketastrophe!” We […]

This Week’s Comics: Crazy CatBird Princess


This week’s list has gone to the dogs! And cats, and lots of monsters. Dynamite Entertainment continues to adapt internet animal sensations to comics with the release of the first issue of Boo: The World’s Cutest Dog. First Second releases a new take on the Jack the Giant Killer fairy tale with Mighty Jack, and […]

Cover Reveal: ‘Science Comics: Flying Machines’


You’re seeing it here first: Today we have an exclusive first look at the cover for the latest entry in First Second’s Science Comics line, Science Comics: Flying Machines, by Alison Wilgus and Molly Brooks. We have a couple of the interior pages for you too with a look at the young Wilbur and Orville […]

My Love Story!! Volume 1

my love story!!

Takeo Goda is a GIANT guy with a GIANT heart. Too bad the girls don’t want him! (They want his good-looking best friend, Sunakawa.) Used to being on the sidelines, Takeo simply stands tall and accepts his fate. But one day when he saves a girl named Yamato from a harasser on the train, his […]

Trailer: The Tapper Twins Run for President

Geoff Rodkey’s Tapper Twins books aren’t comics, but they are done in a sort of mixed-media format, with both twins telling their side of the story as oral histories, with annotations, text messages, drawings, and other odd bits thrown in. They’re also quite funny. The third book, The Tapper Twins Run for President, is just […]