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 excerpt. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Glenn Ganges in: The River at Night by Kevin Huizenga

Kevin Huizenga’s new graphic novel 'The River at Night' is a return to the loopy hall of mirrors that is the mind of Glenn Ganges, Huizenga’s irresistibly ordinary fictional dude and guide to the cerebral wonders of the drifting human mind. In this 12-page excerpt, Ganges, unable to sleep,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Pittsburgh’ by Frank Santoro

Beautifully illustrated in a style all its own, Santoro's memoir is an irresistible and vivid tribute to Pittsburgh, its people, and its neighborhoods. The post Panel Mania: ‘Pittsburgh’ by Frank Santoro appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-09-13 10:00:41 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass by Mariko Tamaki and Steve Pugh

Acclaimed comics writer Mariko Tamaki and artist Steve Pugh collaborate on 'Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass', a new graphic novel about the teen years of Harleen Quinzel—better known as Harley Quinn—as she grows up wandering the mean hallways of Gotham City High School. This is a 12-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘The Forbidden Harbor’

This beautifully illustrated graphic novel combines high adventure, betrayal, and mystery on the open sea with a deeply moving love story. The post Panel Mania: ‘The Forbidden Harbor’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-08-23 10:00:36 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival’

Featuring a foreword by Roxane Gay, the comic anthology is a powerful and instructive collection of short stories by 60 female artists. The post Panel Mania: ‘Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-08-02 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Drawing Power: Women's Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival Edited by Diane Noomin

This excerpt-sampler of work from the anthology ‘Drawing Power: Women's Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival’ Edited by Diane Noomin, includes three stories by artists who survived sexual assault: Lee Mars’ “Got Over It,” Carol Lay’s “A Sampler of Misdeeds,” and Ajuan Mance’s... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Me, Mikko, and Annikki: A Community Love Story in a Finnish City by Tiitu Takalo

In this deeply researched work of graphic nonfiction, Finnish comics artist Tiitu Takalo has created an inspiring history of a grass roots movement to save an historic neighborhood from demolition, as well as a love story that chronicles her own relationship. This 11-page excerpt provides... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: LaGuardia By Nnedi Okorafor, Tana Ford, and James Devlin

In this engaging graphic novel, Nebula Award winning sci-fi author Okorafor wittily turns New York City’s LaGuardia Airport into LaGuardia Interplanetary Airport and into a pointed allegorical indictment of the U.S.’s current bigoted anti-immigrant policies. 'LaGuardia' by Nnedi Okorafor and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: BTTM FDRS by Ezra Claytan Daniels and Ben Passmore

Written by Ezra Claytan Daniels ('Upgrade Soul') and drawn by Ben Passmore ('Your Black Friend'), 'BTTM FDRS' is a savvy, albeit grisly, comic urban monster story for the social media generation. This is a 10-page excerpt from 'BTTM FDRS' which will be published in June by Fantagraphics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Silent Invasion: The Great Fear by Michael Cherkas and Larry Hancock

Filtered through the lens of period anti-communist witch hunts, alien flying saucers, and loopy cult conspiracies, The Silent Invasion is a byzantine sci-fi mystery/thriller that stylishly recreates 1950s middle class America in all its kooky, paranoid glory. In this 13-page preview, dogged... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten

Kelsey Wroten’s new graphic novel 'Cannonball' is by turns a satirical social portrait of a queer, binge-drinking, abrasively ambitious young writer and a hilarious meditation on artistic purity and self-delusion. This is a 10-page excerpt from the graphic novel, which will be published by... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Superman Action Comics Vol. 1: Invisible Mafia by Brian Michael Bendis

Acclaimed superhero writer Brian Michael Bendis takes over the writing of Superman in this excerpt from 'Action Comics Vol. 1: Invisible Mafia,' a lively new adventure by the Man of Steel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Cannabis: The Illegalization of Weed in America by Box Brown

In 'Cannabis: The Illegalization of Weed in America' (First Second, April), Box Brown surveys the history of marijuana and provides an illuminating look at the racist social stigmatization, pharmacological affects and legalization movement surrounding marijuana in North America. A 15-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Tyler Cross: Angola By Fabien Nury and Brüno

In this excerpt from 'Tyler Cross: Angola, Cross,' Nury and Brüno’s 1940s criminal antihero, finds himself imprisoned in Louisiana’s notoriously brutal Angola State Prison after an easy insurance scam turns into a doublecross. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: No Ivy League by Hazel Newlevant

In 'No Ivy League,' Hazel Newelvant’s forthcoming graphic memoir, the author looks back on the summer when Hazel was 17 years old and is forced to confront youthful illusions about the world and white privilege. An excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: A Fire Story by Brian Fies

'A Fire Story' is an unflinching work of graphic nonfiction detailing the experiences of cartoonist Brian Fies, his family and their neighbors just before and in the aftermath of a devastating Northern California wildfire that destroyed their homes and all their possessions in late 2017. 'A Fire... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Beatles Yellow Submarine

Marking the 50th anniversary of the acclaimed 1968 animated musical fantasy 'The Beatles Yellow Submarine,' Titan Comics is releasing an authorized, full-color graphic novel adaptation of the film, written and illustrated by cartoonist Bill Morrison. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Two Deluxe Collections of Doctor Who Comics

Titan Comics will release two deluxe hardcover collections of comics based on the wildly popular Doctor Who TV show, 'Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Complete Year One' and 'Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor Complete Year,' will be published on November 21. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Return to Carcosa in Culbard’s ‘The King in Yellow’

Horror master INJ Culbard has adapted 'True Detective' inspiration 'The King in Yellow,' Robert W. Chambers's famed tale of a forbidden play that drives all to madness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Fighting Tooth and Claw in "The Autumnlands"

Kurt Busiek and Ben Dewey's "The Autumnlands" is anthropomorphic high fantasy in comics form with spectacularly detailed art and painstaking world building. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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