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Celebrate Free Comic Book Day with Wicks & Chad's "Science Comics"

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day with Wicks & Chad's "Science Comics"

Cartoonists Maris Wicks and Jon Chad explain how to make learning about science fun in the FCBD preview of a new series of graphic novels.

Faith Erin Hicks Explores Silk Road Politics in "The Nameless City"

Faith Erin Hicks Explores Silk Road Politics in "The Nameless City"

The award-winning cartoonist discusses her latest graphic novel, which explores a mythical city that passes from conqueror to conqueror.

"Robot Dreams" Cartoonist Declares This Spring "Sweaterweather"

"Robot Dreams" Cartoonist Declares This Spring "Sweaterweather"

Sara Varon, the cartoonist behind "Bake Sale" and "President Squid," discusses the expanded edition of her first book with CBR News.

Delilah Dirk Returns in First Second's "The Pillar of Hercules"

Delilah Dirk Returns in First Second's "The Pillar of Hercules"

Tony Cliff's acclaimed "Delilah Dirk" series will continue with a third volume, "Delilah Dirk and the Pillar of Hercules."

Comics A.M. - "Ms. Marvel" Wins Dwayne McDuffie Diversity in Comics Award

Comics A.M. - "Ms. Marvel" Wins Dwayne McDuffie Diversity in Comics Award

"Ms. Marvel" wins Dwayne McDuffie Diversity in Comics Award! How McDuffie inspired one creator! Reflecting on 10 years of First Second Books! Plus more!

Matthew Loux's "The Time Museum" Heads Toward Big Screen

Matthew Loux's "The Time Museum" Heads Toward Big Screen

Broad Green Pictures has optioned the film rights to the forthcoming graphic novel, arriving next year from First Second Books.

PREVIEWS: "Sandman Overture," "Captain America: White" & More on Sale September 30, 2015

PREVIEWS: "Sandman Overture," "Captain America: White" & More on Sale September 30, 2015

A new student comes to Riverdale in "Archie," Colossus battles Darkchild in "Inferno," and many others from Marvel, DC, IDW, Valiant & more.

PREVIEW: Yang & Holmes Unlock Mysteries in "Secret Coders"

PREVIEW: Yang & Holmes Unlock Mysteries in "Secret Coders"

Gene Luen Yang & Mike Holmes team for a new First Second graphic novel series that follows the junior detectives, AKA students, of Stately Academy.

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Batman," "Ms. Marvel" & More

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Batman," "Ms. Marvel" & More

"Little Robot OGN" is perfectly timeless, "Bitch Planet" #5 is awesome, plus reviews of "Civil War," "The Wicked + The Divine" and many more.

5-STAR REVIEW: Ben Hatke's Charming "Little Robot" Gives Readers a Fun, Memorable Story

5-STAR REVIEW: Ben Hatke's Charming "Little Robot" Gives Readers a Fun, Memorable Story

"Ben Hatke's characters -- even the robots -- are organic and filled with life, inviting the readers into 'Little Robot' to stay a while."

"Zita the Spacegirl's" Ben Hatke Builds a "Little Robot"

"Zita the Spacegirl's" Ben Hatke Builds a "Little Robot"

The acclaimed writer-artist behind "Zita the Spacegirl" captures the magic you can only find when you combine lazy summer days with tiny robots.

Paul Pope's "Battling Boy" Lands "Feast" Director

Paul Pope's "Battling Boy" Lands "Feast" Director

Patrick Osborne, who helmed Disney's Oscar-winning short "Feast," is set to adapt Paul Pope's acclaimed 2013 superhero/fantasy graphic novel.

"Avatar" and "Korra" Co-Creator to Make Graphic Novel Debut

"Avatar" and "Korra" Co-Creator to Make Graphic Novel Debut

First Second has acquired the rights to "Threadworlds," a planned five-book series by "Avatar: The Last Airbender" co-creator Bryan Konietzko.

Bagieu Introduces Her "Exquisite Corpse" to the United States

Bagieu Introduces Her "Exquisite Corpse" to the United States

Acclaimed French cartoonist Pénélope Bagieu discusses her American debut, her hopes for more English translations of her work, and more.

Adventure, Science & Beetles - These Are the "Last of the Sandwalkers"

Adventure, Science & Beetles - These Are the "Last of the Sandwalkers"

Cartoonist and professor Jay Hosler's new book follows science-studying insects on an epic quest to return home to a culture a fear and superstition.

FIRST LOOK: James Kochalka's Cover for "Glorkian Warrior," Vol. 3

FIRST LOOK: James Kochalka's Cover for "Glorkian Warrior," Vol. 3

First Second has provided ROBOT 6 with an exclusive first look at the cover for the third volume of James Kochalka’s celebrated sci-fi series for young readers.

Sony Picks Up Film Rights to Scott McCloud's "The Sculptor"

Sony Picks Up Film Rights to Scott McCloud's "The Sculptor"

Just released earlier this month, Scott McCloud's new graphic novel "The Sculptor" is in the works at Sony, with Scott Rudin attached to produce.

REVIEW: Scott McCloud's "The Sculptor" is "Hard to Put Down"

REVIEW: Scott McCloud's "The Sculptor" is "Hard to Put Down"

"The Sculptor," which marks Scott McCloud's long-awaited return to comics, is "unpredictable and enjoyably complex."

Comics A.M. - First Second's Mark Siegel On "New Mainstream"

Comics A.M. - First Second's Mark Siegel On "New Mainstream"

Siegel talks 2014 and 2015, library market and more! A look at anime, manga and Japan's child porn laws! Nick Spencer on "Ant-Man"! Plus more!

In Andi Watson's "Princess Decomposia," Romance Is Undead

In Andi Watson's "Princess Decomposia," Romance Is Undead

The creator of "Gum Girl" and "Glister" talks with ROBOT 6 about his latest all-ages graphic novel, "Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula."

"Olympians" Creator George O'Connor Draws Battle Lines in "Ares"

"Olympians" Creator George O'Connor Draws Battle Lines in "Ares"

George O'Connor talks with ROBOT 6 about the new volume in his "Olympians" series, "Ares: Bringer of War," and his lifelong love of mythology.

CBR's Top 100 Comics of 2014 - The Master List

CBR's Top 100 Comics of 2014 - The Master List

From "Adventures of Superman" to "Zero," here's the complete ranking of CBR's Top 100 Comics of 2014, encompassing multiple genres and publishers.

Watson's "Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula" Romances the Underworld

Watson's "Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula" Romances the Underworld

Andi Watson discusses the responsibility and romance in his latest graphic novel with First Second, "Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula."

REVIEW: Doctorow & Wang's "In Real Life"

REVIEW: Doctorow & Wang's "In Real Life"

Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang's "In Real Life" OGN is a "heartfelt and emotionally engaging story" that explores the experience of an online girl gamer.

Comics A.M. "Attack on Titan" Will Likely End in Three Years

Comics A.M. "Attack on Titan" Will Likely End in Three Years

Hajime Isayama says he'd "like to end things quickly" with hit manga! Jeff Lemire on "The Valiant" and DC/Vertigo work! The history of First Second Books! Plus more!

Gene Leun Yang Unmasks the Golden Age "Shadow Hero"

Gene Leun Yang Unmasks the Golden Age "Shadow Hero"

In "The Shadow Hero," creator Gene Luen Yang breathes life back into what may be the first Asian American superhero, the Golden Age Green Turtle.

Dalrymple Throws "The Wrenchies" Into His Creative Plans

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 "The Rise of Aurora West"

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 "Shackleton"

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 2014: Scott McCloud on His Return to Comics with "The Sculptor"

CBR TV 2014: 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 "This One Summer"

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 "Andre the Giant"

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 "This One Summer"

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 "The Sculptor" in 2015

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 "The Undertaking of Lily Chen"

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 "The Glorkian Warrior Delivers A Pizza"

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 "The Zoo Box"

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.

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