Panel Mania: All Your Racial Problems Will Soon End by Charles Johnson

Novelist, essayist, professor, and, MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Charles Johnson has worked for years as a professional cartoonist and illustrator, and his new book, 'All Your Racial Problems Will Soon End,' collects 50 years of his cartooning. An 11-page excerpt. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Embodied: An Intersectional Feminist Comics Poetry Anthology

'Embodied: An Intersectional Feminist Comics Poetry Anthology,' will be published by A Wave Blue World in May. The comics poem featured in this excerpt is “Tapestry” by Khaty Xiong with art by Morgan Beem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Nubia: Real One by L. L. McKinney with art by Robyn Smith

Celebrated young adult author L.L. McKinney (with art by Robyn Smith) is the author of 'Nubia: Real One', an endearing tale that updates the origin story of Nubia, the Black twin sister of Wonder Woman. In this eight-page excerpt Nubia confronts a dude threatening her friend and in the process... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Monumental: Oscar Dunn and His Radical Fight In Reconstruction Louisiana

'Monumental: Oscar Dunn and His Radical Fight in Reconstruction Louisiana' by Brian K. Mitchell is a graphic account of the life of Dunn, a New Orleans-born former slave, musician, carpenter, and grandmaster freemason, who rose to become the first African American state lieutenant governor and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘I’m A Wild Seed’

Comics guru Calvin Reid presents an excerpt from Sharon Lee De La Cruz’s graphic memoir about her life as an intersectional Puerto-Rican/Dominican queer Afro-Latina. The post Panel Mania: ‘I’m A Wild Seed’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2021-01-27 11:00:06 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: I'm A Wild Seed by Sharon Lee De La Cruz

Sharon Lee De La Cruz’s 'I’m a Wild Seed' is a playfully illustrated graphic memoir that explores her personal experiences accepting life as an intersectional Puerto-Rican/Dominican queer Afro-Latina. This is a ten-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Muhammad Ali, Kinshasa 1974 by Abbas, Jean-David Morvan and Rafael Ortiz

This unusual graphic book documents the historic 1974 heavyweight title fight between former champ Muhammad Ali, out to regain the title stripped from him for refusing army service, and then-champion George Foreman, held in Zaire (now, the Republic of the Congo) that became known as “The Rumble... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Disney Bros.: The Fabulous Story of Walt and Roy by Alex Nikolavitch and Felix Ruiz

Alex Nikolavitch and Felix Ruiz’s ‘The Disney Bros.: The Fabulous Story of Walt and Roy’ is a probing portrait of the creative genius of Walt Disney and the role his brother Roy played in managing the money and restraining Walt’s worse tendencies. In this 11-page excerpt, Walt and Roy face a... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Dune: The Graphic Novel’

Frank Herbert’s classic Dune has been adapted into a graphic novel by a creative team that includes Brian Herbert, the author's son and an acclaimed science-fiction author in his own right, and novelist and comics writer Kevin J. Anderson. The post Panel Mania: ‘Dune: The Graphic Novel’ appeared... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-10-23 10:00:44 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Dune: The Graphic Novel, Book 1: Dune by Frank Herbert

'Dune', Frank Herbert’s 1965 global bestseller and landmark epic science-fiction novel, has been adapted into a graphic novel. In this nine-page excerpt, the novel’s key character Paul Atreides and his family members prepare to travel to, and take control of, the planet Arrakis, the only source... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Naturalist: A Graphic Adaptation by Edward O. Wilson, adapted by Jim Ottaviani and C.M. Butzer

Science-comics writer Jim Ottaviani and artist C.M. Butzer team with the celebrated biologist Edward O. Wilson to turn 'Naturalist', his 1994 memoir, into an equally delightful and engrossing graphic work. In this 13-page excerpt Wilson, in love and recently engaged, nevertheless heads to New... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: My Broken Mariko by Waka Hirako

In Waka Hirako’s 'My Broken Mariko,' Tomoyo, a young professional woman, is shocked to learn that Mariko, her closest friend, has committed suicide. But Tomoyo also knows Mariko’s father has abused her since she was a child. In this 8-page excerpt, Tomoyo decides to she avenge the unnecessary... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Blade Runner 2019’

We present an excerpt from a graphic novel sequel to Ridley Scott’s acclaimed 1982 dystopian sci-fi film Blade Runner. The post Panel Mania: ‘Blade Runner 2019’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-09-03 10:00:25 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Chasin' The Bird: Charlie Parker in California by Dave Chisholm with Peter Markowski

Dave Chisholm’s stellar graphic biography, 'Chasin’ The Bird: Charlie Parker in California', is a superbly crafted and imaginative record of a legendary two-year period beginning in 1945 during which bebop innovator Charlie Parker traveled to California. In this 6-page excerpt the great tenor... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Flamer by Mike Curato

In Mike Curato’s new young adult graphic novel Flamer, the reader is introduced to Aiden Navarro, a 14 year-old Catholic kid about to enter High School. In this 15-page excerpt Aiden introduces his family, his friends, and his frenemies, as well as his relationship to the Catholic church and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Spellbound’

Spellbound is also a memoir of identity by a trans artist, with episodes from Som's life reimagined as lived out by her cisgender quasi-avatar Anjali. The post Panel Mania: ‘Spellbound’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-07-17 10:00:21 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir by Bishakh Som

Transgender comics artist Bishakh Som’s 'Spellbound: A Graphic Memoir' is the story of a leap of faith: Som quits her job as an architect to work fulltime on a graphic novel. But it also evokes Som’s internal process of coming to terms with gender. This is a ten-page excerpt. The book will be... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Jack Kirby: The Epic Life of the King of Comics by Tom Scioli

In the new graphic biography, 'Jack Kirby: The Epic Life of the King of Comics', comics artist and biographer Tom Scioli pays tribute to Kirby, arguably the greatest superhero comic book artist of all time. In this 11-page excerpt Scioli depicts Kirby’s life on the Lower East Side and the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Stuck Rubber Baby’

Originally published in 1995, Howard Cruse’s Stuck Rubber Baby is a pioneering graphic novel that explores politics, race, sex, and identity in the African-American and LGBTQ communities in the Jim Crow south. The post Panel Mania: ‘Stuck Rubber Baby’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-06-09 16:00:19 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Stuck Rubber Baby by Howard Cruse

Howard Cruse’s 'Stuck Rubber Baby' is a pioneering graphic novel that explores the relationships and politics surrounding race, sex, and identity in the African-American and LGBTQ communities in the Jim Crow south. In July First Second Books will publish a new edition that will mark its 25th... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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