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Dalrymple Throws

Dalrymple Throws "The Wrenchies" Into His Creative Plans

Farel Dalrymple discusses "The Wrenchies," his new OGN with an epic story of a demented future and a gang of children inspired by a comic book.

Paul Pope Talks

Paul Pope Talks "The Rise of Aurora West"

Fresh off his Eisner win, writer and artist Paul Pope discussed a character he loved too much to let go: Battling Boy's rival, Aurora West.

SDCC: First Second in Conversation

SDCC: First Second in Conversation

Paul Pope, Faith Erin Hicks, Gene Luen Yang and Lucy Knisley gathered to celebrate Eisner wins and discuss the creative process at Comic-Con.

Faith Erin Hicks, Raina Telgemeier & Calista Brill Discuss the World of Graphic Novels

Faith Erin Hicks, Raina Telgemeier & Calista Brill Discuss the World of Graphic Novels

Three of the biggest names in graphic novel publishing gather to talk about the industry, building an audience, and making books for a living

Bertozzi Tells the 'Best Story Ever' in

Bertozzi Tells the 'Best Story Ever' in "Shackleton"

Writer/artist Nick Bertozzi continues his true-life explorer series with "Shackleton," a recounting of the legendary Antarctic adventure.

CBR TV: Scott McCloud on His Return to Comics with

CBR TV: Scott McCloud on His Return to Comics with "The Sculptor"

"Understanding Comics" scribe Scott McCloud stopped by the CBR Speakeasy to discuss his return to comics after six years and look back on his career.

5-STAR REVIEW: Mariko Tamaki & Jillian Tamaki's

5-STAR REVIEW: Mariko Tamaki & Jillian Tamaki's "This One Summer"

Mariko Tamaki & Jillian Tamaki's original graphic novel "This One Summer" is "lovely, full of character and expertly restrained."

Box Brown Presents the Man Behind

Box Brown Presents the Man Behind "Andre the Giant"

Graphic novelist Box Brown discusses "Andre the Giant: Life and Legend," a book filled with heart, depth and, best of all, lots of pro-wrestling.

Mariko and Jillian Tamaki Tell the Story of

Mariko and Jillian Tamaki Tell the Story of "This One Summer"

Cousins Mariko and Jillian Tamaki re-team for their first collaboration since "Skim" to tell a coming of age story in "This One Summer."

Scott McCloud Returns to Comics with

Scott McCloud Returns to Comics with "The Sculptor" in 2015

"Understanding Comics" author Scott McCloud returns to the medium in 2015 with "The Sculptor," a graphic novel published by First Second.

Novgorodoff Explores

Novgorodoff Explores "The Undertaking of Lily Chen"

Danica Novgorodoff discusses "The Undertaking of Lily Chen," an OGN that explores the ancient concept of ghost brides in a contemporary setting.

Kolchaka Shows You How

Kolchaka Shows You How "The Glorkian Warrior Delivers A Pizza"

James Kochalka discusses his newest book, "The Glorkian Warrior Delivers A Pizza" and reveals where to get the best barbecue chicken pizza.

EXCLUSIVE: First Second to Publish

EXCLUSIVE: First Second to Publish "The Zoo Box"

First Second has announced the fall release of "The Zoo Box," a book for young readers about a mysterious box by Ariel Cohn and Aron Nels Steinke.

CBR's Top 100 Comics of 2013 - The Master List

CBR's Top 100 Comics of 2013 - The Master List

From perennials like "Daredevil," "Batman" & "Saga" to acclaimed graphic novels including "March" & "The Property" to all-ages hits, CBR looks at the best of 2013.

Box Brown Shares the Legend of

Box Brown Shares the Legend of "Andre the Giant"

The cartoonist and publisher of Retrofit Comics talks about "Andre the Giant: Life and Legend," an OGN which tells the story of the late wrestling icon.

Means, Reed & Flood Bring

Means, Reed & Flood Bring "The Cute Girl Network" to Life

Writers MK Reed & Greg Means and artist Joe Flood talk to CBR News about their new romantic comedy out now from First Second Books.

When Words Collide - 10/14/2013

When Words Collide - 10/14/2013

Tim looks at Paul Pope's long-anticipated "Battling Boy" and finds a fantastic superhero comic exploding to the surface. And it's a great-looking surface.

Ramona Fradon Reflects on Metamorpho,

Ramona Fradon Reflects on Metamorpho, "Brenda Starr," Creates A "Fairy Tale"

A legendary artist from the Silver Age of Comics, Ramona Fradon talks about her new story in "Fairy Tale Comics," why her favorite project was Metamorpho, fond memories of "Brenda Starr" and more.

Gene Luen Yang Explores Chinese History with

Gene Luen Yang Explores Chinese History with "Boxers & Saints"

Award-winning "American Born Chinese" cartoonist Gene Luen Yang unites with colorist Lark Pien to deliver the provocative diptych, "Boxers & Saints." The pair spoke with CBR about their latest endeavor.

"Delilah Dirk" and the Dedicated Cartoonist

ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner chats with Tony Cliff about his most recent project from First Second books, "Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant."

Tony Cliff Creates Proper Adventure in

Tony Cliff Creates Proper Adventure in "Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant"

Tony Cliff discusses his graphic novel "Delilah Dirk and The Turkish Lieutenant," which provides readers with a fun mix of high-adventure, humor and swashbuckling derring-do.

Comics A.M. - Taipei Comics Exhibition Draws 582,000 Visitors

Comics A.M. - Taipei Comics Exhibition Draws 582,000 Visitors

More than 582,000 flock to Taipei Comics Exhibition! The cost of conventions to publishers! That Bronze Age collection may be worth less than you thought! Staten Island's "more female-friendly" shop! Plus more!

SDCC: Gene Yang & Paul Pope in Conversation

SDCC: Gene Yang & Paul Pope in Conversation

The most unlikely super team in comic books, Paul Pope and Gene Luen Yang come together to discuss the simultaneous launch of their books from First Second - "Battling Boy" and "Boxers & Saints."

Seagle Reminds Us of What's Truly Important in

Seagle Reminds Us of What's Truly Important in "Genius"

Writer Steven T. Seagle spoke with CBR about the importance of the "small" things in "Genius," his latest original, semi-autobiographical graphic novel with frequent collaborator, artist Teddy Kristiansen.

Mechner Hatches a Historical Heist in

Mechner Hatches a Historical Heist in "Templar"

"Templar" creators Jordan Mechner, LeUyen Pham & Alex Puvilland talk to CBR News about their nearly five hundred-page Medieval adventure-heist and its five year journey to completion.

Paul Pope's

Paul Pope's "Haggard West" Closes One Door, Opens Another

Paul Pope gives readers a one-two punch of adventure and annihilation in "The Death of Haggard West," a one-shot prequel to his highly anticipated, long-awaited "Battling Boy."

Ottaviani & Wicks Monkey Around with

Ottaviani & Wicks Monkey Around with "Primates"

Writer Jim Ottaviani follows up his "Feynman" biography with "Primates," a story about the studies and discoveries of primatologists Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey and Birute Galdikas with art by Maris Wicks.

Castellucci & Varon Find the

Castellucci & Varon Find the "Odd Duck" in All of Us

Writer Cecil Castelluci and artist Sara Varon spoke with CBR News about their new children's book "Odd Duck," and how the story manages to find the odd in even the most normal of ducks -- and humans.

Shen & Hicks Go Back to High School with

Shen & Hicks Go Back to High School with "Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong"

Writer Prudence Shen and artist Faith Erin Hicks, the creators of First Second's "Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong," spoke to CBR about their new high-school set graphic novel.

Matt Kindt is

Matt Kindt is "Red Handed"

The man behind "MIND MGMT" and the writer of "Justice League of America's" Martian Manhunter stories, Matt Kindt spoke with CBR News about his latest graphic novel, the Dick Tracy-inspired "Red Handed."

Knisley's

Knisley's "Relish" is a Memoir and Cookbook Combination

Cartoonist Lucy Knisley spoke to CBR News about her latest project, "Relish: My Life in the Kitchen," a hybrid memoir and cookbook comic book that deals with life, foie gras and more.

Boaz Yakin's Voyage to

Boaz Yakin's Voyage to "Jerusalem"

Writer/director Boaz Yakin's new graphic novel from First Second is as poetic as it is harrowing. CBR News spoke with Yakin about its development, how directing informs his comics and more.

Comics A.M. - Gene Luen Yang Announces Two-Volume Graphic Novel

Comics A.M. - Gene Luen Yang Announces Two-Volume Graphic Novel

"American Born Chinese" creator Gene Luen Yang announces "Boxers and Saints"! Jim Rugg on improving print quality! Jerry Robinson estate donate six original "Batman" scripts to Columbia University library! Plus more!

Revisit CBR's Top 100 Comics of 2012

Revisit CBR's Top 100 Comics of 2012

With 2012 over, take another look at the insanely-strong group of comics that conquered CBR's Top 100 of the Year list, from creator-owned hits that dominated to the superhero titles that rose above and much more.

Cartoonist Thien Pham Levels Up for

Cartoonist Thien Pham Levels Up for "Sumo"

CBR spoke with writer/artist Thien Pham about "Sumo," why he has no designs on becoming a full-time cartoonist and how he ended up creating a graphic novel named after a sport he knew little about.

Giallongo Brings Barbarians, Zombies & Magic to

Giallongo Brings Barbarians, Zombies & Magic to "Broxo"

Cartoonist Zack Giallongo tells CBR about "Broxo," his debut graphic novel from First Second Books, a fantasy novel of zombies and barbarians, and explains why fantasy stories require a map.

"Sailor Twain" and Beyond with Mark Siegel

The Editorial Director of First Second Books, Mark Siegel, tells CBR News about publishing his first graphic novel, "Sailor Twain," and discusses the publisher's plans for 2013.

Comics A.M. - Marvel Sues Jerusalem Store Over Spider-Man Yarmulkes

Comics A.M. - Marvel Sues Jerusalem Store Over Spider-Man Yarmulkes

Marvel sues well-known Jerusalem store for selling unlicensed Spider-Man yarmulkes! SPX sees record-breaking sales! Stan Lee’s Comikaze draws big crowds! Ann Nocenti talks "Catwoman"! Mark Siegel talks "Sailor Twain"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - First Second's Success; More on Moore-Kirkman Suits

Comics A.M. - First Second's Success; More on Moore-Kirkman Suits

Mark Siegel talks First Second's success! Tony Moore's attorney explains federal-court filing in "Walking Dead" dispute! Greg Capullo on his lifelong love of Batman! Jeff Smith talks "Bone" and "RASL"! Plus more!

Martinbrough, Illidge and Williamson Bring

Martinbrough, Illidge and Williamson Bring "The Ren" to Life

Shawn Martinbrough, Joseph Illidge and Grey Williamson expound on their upcoming graphic novel "The Ren," which explores a love story during the Harlem Renaissance, coming soon from First Second.

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