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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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!
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."
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.
"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 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."
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
"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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks spoke with CBR about her new book "Friends with Boys," discussed her weekly comic "The Adventures of Superhero Girl" and weighs in on blogging, zombies, KGB cheerleaders and more.
"Anya's Ghost" and "Zita the Spacegirl" win 2011 Cybils Awards! Sony shutters PSP comics service! Oprah lauds "Blankets"! Why is "One Piece" so popular? The return of "Stumptown"? Plus more!
Editorial Director Mark Siegel and Senior Editor Calista Brill speak to the direction of First Second, web serialization, strong female heroines, Paul Pope's "Battling Boy" and exclusive preview pages of this year's titles.
The creators behind the acclaimed YA graphic novel "Level Up," Gene Yang and Thien Pham pit video games against medical school, discuss the secrets of Pac-Man and debate their own comics collaboration as well as Tiger Mother parenting.
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with "The Colbert Report" writer Glenn Eichler about his and artist Joe Infurnari's new book out from First Second, "Mush!: Sled Dogs with Issues."
The award-winning cartoonist talks about the new HC edition of "Same Difference," his current webcomic, the first print volume of which comes out this year and his filmmaking debut.
Novelist Stan Nicholls and artist Joe Flood celebrate ALL COMICS EVE with CBR by discussing about their new graphic novel, the "New York Times" bestseller "Orcs: Forged for War," just out from First Second Books.
Writer Jim Ottaviani, best known for his self-published comics about science and scientists, spoke with CBR about tackling one of the great figures of the 20th century in his new biography about Richard Feynman.
Cartoonist Dave Roman discusses transitioning "Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity" from the web to print, explaining what is "Teen Boat!" and sharing an exclusive look at this fall's "Nursery Rhyme Comics"
Award-winning cartoonist Nick Bertozzi spoke with CBR News about writing and drawing his new graphic novel from First Second Books, the sometimes surprising true tale of the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Mark Siegel, the Editorial Director of First Second books talks to CBR News about his webcomic centering on the Hudson River and mermaids working in charcoal and designing wine labels.
Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks talks to CBR about “Brain Camp,” just out from First Second Books, as well as her Wolverine and Nextwave stories for Marvel Comics.
In September, First Second debuts "Koko Be Good," an original graphic novel by Jen Wang. We spoke with Wang about her story of two people deciding how their lives will be lived and what it means to be a good person.
The creator of video game classic "Prince of Persia" talks to CBR about diving into comics with two new projects: an anthology prelude to the upcoming film and a Knights Templar adventure in "Solomon's Thieves."
Playwrights Laurence Klavan and Susan Kim and artist Pascal Dizin talk to CBR News about their debut graphic novel “City of Spies,” out now from First Second Books.
John Wilkes Booth, the man who shot Abraham Lincoln, is the subject of historian C.C. Colbert's first graphic novel. CBR spoke with Colbert about "Booth," which will arrive later this month from First Second.