Panel Mania: Animal Castle by Xavier Dorison and Felix Delep

In this homage to George Orwell’s 'Animal Farm', the cocreators of 'Animal Castle' have expanded Orwell’s allegorical attack on totalitarian societies to include an embrace of civil disobedience, nonviolent resistance, and the concept of love, as weapons to fight and beat social oppression. An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-15 04:00:00 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: 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: The Last Session Vol 1: Roll For Initiative by Jasmine Walls and Dozerdraws

'The Last Session' is the story of a delightfully diverse group of close high school friends and RPG gamers as they confront the significance of friendships as they also prepare to finish a longrunning Dice & Deathtraps gaming campaign. An 11-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Halina Filipina: A New Yorker in Manila by Arnold Arre

In 'Halina Filipina', a charming comics rom-com by Arnold Arre, Halina MItchell, a biracial Filipino New Yorker, makes a trip to Manila to reconnect with her Filipino roots and meets a snide but charming local movie critic. A 12-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Radium Girls by Cy.

Set in 1918, 'Radium Girls' by Cy. is the tragic story of the women working for the U.S. Radium Corporation who unknowingly painted the dials of clocks and watches with the deadly radioactive substance that would destroy their health and ultimately take their lives. An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Radical: My Year with a Socialist Senator by Sofia Warren

In the summer of 2018, 'New Yorker' Cartoonist Sofia Warren emailed Julia Salazar, a young democratic socialist running for the New York state senate, a request to follow her around and create a nonfiction comics account of her campaign. The result is the graphic memoir 'Radical: My Year with a... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Junction by Norm Konyu

Norm Konyu’s unsettling new graphic novel 'The Junction' is the story of Lucas Jones, an 11 year-old who one day disappears along with his father, only to return 12 years later—seemingly unchanged and still 11 years-old—without the father, who remains missing. A 10-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Winds of Numa Sera by Morgan Rosenblum and Jonny Handler

'The Winds of Numa Sera', by Morgan Rosenblum and Jonny Handler, is an ambitious and luxuriously illustrated fantasy graphic novel of epic proportions. It's the story of an empire and its sovereignty over a vast and restless assemblage of conquered lands, an empire vulnerable to foreign enemies... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: What is Home, Mum? by Sabba Khan

In her moving graphic memoir, 'What is Home, Mum?', Sabba Khan, a second-generation Pakistani immigrant living with her family in Britain, tells the story of her family before and after their desperate move to the UK after Pakistan-India Partition in 1947. A 10-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Made In Korea by Jeremy Holt and George Schall

Jeremy Holt and artist George Schall’s new graphic novel 'Made In Korea' outlines a near-future world in which childless couples can purchase a sophisticated robotic kid powered by AI and designed by its Korean manufacturer to age and develop along human lines. A 10-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Just Roll With It by Lee Durfey-Lavoie and Veronica Agarwal

'Just Roll With It' by writer Lee Durfey-Lavoie and artist Veronica Agarwala is a debut graphic novel about a grade-school girl who is beginning to deal with anxiety and Obessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel and Mark Siegel

Siena and her artist-husband Mark revisit her 2006 young readers memoir 'To Dance' in 'Tiny Dancer', a new and more expansive autobiographical work for older readers on her passion for dance and her career in ballet. An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Lifetime Passes by Terry Blas and Claudia Aguirre

Terry Blas and Claudia Aguirre’s new graphic novel 'Lifetime Passes' introduces the reader to 16 year-old Jackie Chavez, a teen wrestling with a tough family situation—her parents have been deported—and her friends, a collection of mostly bad apples looking out only for themselves. A seven-page... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Weeaboo by Alissa Sallah

Alissa Sallah’s debut graphic novel 'Weeaboo'—a term that refers to a non-Japanese person who is obsessed with Japanese culture—is an engaging portrait of three high school friends about to graduate and struggling with the full-range of familiar teen academic, social, and personal challenges. A... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance Comic Book by Gord Hill

Originally published in 2010, Arsenal Pulp will publish a new edition of 'The 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance Comic Book: Revised and Expanded,' written and drawn by Gord Hill, who has added nearly 60 pages of new material. This seven-page excerpt is the story of the 1990 Oka Crisis, a 77-day... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Let's Make Dumplings!: A Comic Book Cookbook by Hugh Amano and Sarah Becan

Chef and author Hugh Amano and artist Sarah Becan followup their 2019 comic book cookbook on Ramen, with an equally useful comics guide to the global popularity of dumplings of all kinds—in this case, Asian dumplings. A six-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Djeliya: A West African Fantasy Epic by Juni Ba

Juni Ba's dazzling new graphic novel 'Djeliya' is the story of two humbled royal elites on a desperate mission to restore their kingdom, which was destroyed by a mysterious wizard in a tower. A seven-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts’

Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts by Rebecca Hall and Hugo Martinez is a riveting combination of graphic memoir and inspirational scholarship. An attorney frustrated by repeated encounters with sexism and racism in the criminal justice system, Hall returned to pursue a PhD in... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2021-05-21 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: WAKE: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts by Rebecca Hall and Hugo Martinez

'WAKE: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts' by Rebecca Hall and Hugo Martinez is a riveting combination of memoir and inspirational scholarship. In this eight-page excerpt Hall's efforts to research a slave revolt in 1712 mark the first steps of a quest that will take her to 18th... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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