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News: Next ‘Maker Comics’ Title Announced

The latest addition to First Second’s Maker Comics line will provide tips on how to survive in the wilderness.

Review: ‘Unrig: The Broken Systems of U.S. Democracy and How to Fix Them’

A thought-provoking look at American democracy today, examining how it was broken and what we can do to fix it.

Review: ‘History Comics: The Great Chicago Fire’

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Today Esther reviews one of the first graphic novels in First Second’s new History Line.

Review: The ‘Peter & Ernesto’ Series

Johanna looks at three graphic novels about a pair of sloths with very different personalities.

Review: Displacement

In Kiku Hughes’ ‘Displacement,’ a teenage girl goes back in time to the internment camp where her grandmother was held. Through her eyes, we see the everyday life of the Americans who were held in the camps and the extraordinary events that occurred there.

Review: ‘Pumpkinheads’

The long-awaited collaboration from the super-team of Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks is finally here, and it’s a winning romantic comedy set among the autumnal kitsch of a commercial pumpkin patch.

Review: ‘Bloom’

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A quiet coming-of-age story set in a coastal family bakery.

Review: Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong

Stuck between his best friend’s aspirations to take his robotics club to the national competition and his ex-girlfriend’s need for new uniforms for her cheerleading squad, Charlie Nolan, captain of the basketball team though he had it rough, until a phone call from his mother, currently divorced from his father and living in California has […]

Interview: Faith Erin Hicks on Friends With Boys

I’ve been a fan of Faith Erin Hicks‘s books since my stint on Great Graphic Novels for Teens when the committee championed her book War at Ellsmere. We loved the story of two friends at boarding school and shared our surprise at the supernatural twist at the end. (We had a lot of fun discussing […]