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Jen Wang's

Jen Wang's "Koko Be Good"

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.

Jordan Mechner on

Jordan Mechner on "Prince of Persia"

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."

Interrogating First Second’s “City of Spies”

Interrogating First Second’s “City of Spies”

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.

C.C. Colbert on

C.C. Colbert on "Booth"

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.

Carla Jablonski Joins The

Carla Jablonski Joins The "Resistance"

April sees the release of "Resistance" from First Second Books, exploring life in Nazi-occupied France through the eyes of three children. CBR News spoke with writer Carla Jablonski about the book, the first in a trilogy.

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK: Mark Siegel & Calista Brill

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK: Mark Siegel & Calista Brill

First Second Books' editorial team takes CBR on a tour of their Spring slate from the new adventure by "Prince of Persia's" Jordan Mechner to historical tales of fanboy spy smashers and much more.

O'Connor Introduces

O'Connor Introduces "The Olympians"

The writer/artist behind the new series of graphic novels from First Second Books, George O'Connor talked with CBR about "The Olympians" and provided a look at his designs and approach to the characters and the series.

Hammer-Cracking Sci-Fi & Lightning-Cracking Mythology

Hammer-Cracking Sci-Fi & Lightning-Cracking Mythology

First Second creators George O'Connor & Adam Rapp deliver two kinds of twisted genre tales from the post-apocalyptic 'Ball Peen Hammer' to the expansive exploration of ancient 'Olympians'

Glenn Eichler Gets

Glenn Eichler Gets "Stuffed!"

Glenn Eichler, an award winning writer on "The Colbert Report," speaks with CBR News about his new graphic novel about family, race and repatriation, "Stuffed!," featuring artwork by Nick Bertozzi.

Danica Novgorodoff talks “Refresh, Refresh”

Danica Novgorodoff talks “Refresh, Refresh”

Fresh off her Eisner Award nominated debut graphic novel, “Slow Storm,” Danica Novgorodoff speaks with CBR News about her new graphic novel from First Second Books, "Refresh, Refresh."

Richard Sala Talks “Cat Burglar Black”

Richard Sala Talks “Cat Burglar Black”

Award-winning cartoonist Richard Sala talks to CBR News about his newest project from First Second books, "Cat Burglar Black," about a young orphan who happens to be a master thief.

Yang & Kim Team Up on “The Eternal Smile

Yang & Kim Team Up on “The Eternal Smile

Two of comics' most acclaimed and award-winning creators team-up on a new collection of stories from First Second Books. CBR sat down with Derek Kirk Kim & Gene Luen Yang to talk about "The Eternal Smile."

Emmanuel's Travels: Guibert talks

Emmanuel's Travels: Guibert talks "Alan's War"

Acclaimed French cartoonist Emmanuel Guibert comes to North America and tells the story behind the award-winning 'Alan's War' while on the road to this weekend's Toronto Comics Art Festival!

Danica Novgorodoff talks

Danica Novgorodoff talks "Slow Storm"

Eisner-nominated creator Danica Novgorodoff talks about her new graphic novel "Slow Storm," about a firefighter who tries to help an illegal immigrant, survive a massive storm, and get over her own frustrations.

Jordan Mechner Talks

Jordan Mechner Talks "Prince of Persia"

"Prince of Persia" creator Jordan Mecnher talks with CBR News about his upcoming PoP comics adaptation, the Disney movie, and the origins of his creation. Plus, we have the debut of the "PoP" graphic novel trailer.