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 background on the Tammela neighborhood and on Takalo’s relationship to it. 'Me, Mikko, and Annikki' by Tiitu Takalo (translated by Michael Demson and Helena Halmari) will be published by North Atlantic Books in August. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Worm: A Cuban American Odyssey by Edel Rodriquez

This graphic memoir is a classic immigrant tale, illuminating the political repression characterizing the society author Edel Rodriquez escaped in Cuba—and rebuking its rising right-wing political presence. An 11-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Pill Hill' by Nicholas Breutzman

Nicholas Breutzman's graphic memoir 'Pill Hill' is a deeply distressing tale of his former spouse’s drug addiction and mental illness and his desperate efforts to protect his children—plus an entertaining account of finding new love. A nine-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: '40 Men and 12 Rifles' by Marcelino Truong

In his new work, the author of 'Such a Lovely Little War' and 'Saigon Calling' switches from memoir to graphic fiction to continue his story about the course of the Vietnam War. An 11-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Roaming' by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki

'Roaming,' a new graphic novel by the acclaimed creative team of cousins Jillian and Mariko Tamaki, is the story of three Canadian college students on spring break in 2009 New York City. An 11-page excerpt. Published by Drawn & Quarterly. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Trans Woman’s Shapeshifting Love Story

Aurora Mattia’s debut novel The Fifth Wound is a fantastical journey through the formulation of one trans woman’s truth. Mattia’s own recapitulation as protagonist Aurora aka @silicone_angel bridges the gap between ancient Greece, Covid-era Brooklyn, and the rolling fields of Iowa searching to... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2023-09-01 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Washington's Gay General' by Levi Hastings and Josh Trujillo

Levi Hastings and Josh Trujillo’s graphic biography 'Washington’s Gay General: The Legends and Loves of Baron von Steuben,' published by Surely/Abrams Comic Arts, presents the life of one the most intriguing leaders of the American Revolution. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Malcolm Kid and the Perfect Song' by Austin Paramore and Sarah Bollinger

This lively paranormal YA graphic novel follows an aspiring, albeit comically insecure, teen musician with a very peculiar electronic keyboard haunted with the soul of a long-dead jazz legend. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Xogenasys, Vol. 1'

Xogenasys is a pro fighting league in the gang-dominated New York of 2069. Darius Smith, a teenage fight fan and devastating street fighter himself, is determined to stay away from gang life. The gangs have other ideas. An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Blood of the Virgin by Sammy Harkham

Sammy Harkham’s new graphic novel, 'Blood of the Virgin,' weaves the lives of a young film editor and his wife and infant son into a personal, complex evocation of low-budget filmmaking in 1970s Hollywood and an epic meta-narrative on the history and legend of Tinsel Town. An 11-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Anaïs Nin: A Sea of Lies by Léonie Bischoff

Léonie Bischoff's 'Anaïs Nin: A Sea of Lies' is an elegantly comprehensive, sometimes mystic, graphic biography of Nin. An 11-page excerpt. The book is out now from Fanatagraphics Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Talk by Darrin Bell

Darrin Bell’s new graphic memoir ‘The Talk’ is an absorbing, creative examination of the life of a biracial kid told with great honesty, emotional candor, and humor. A nine-page excerpt. The book is out now from Henry Holt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Grand Slam Romance by Ollie Hicks and Emma Oosterhouse

'Grand Slam Romance' by Ollie Hicks and Emma Oosterhous is a very funny graphic novel capturing the outrageous antics–romantic and athletic–of a queer and very magical softball rivalry. An 11-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Last Count of Monte Cristo by Ayize Jama-Everett and Tristan Roach

The new graphic novel ‘The Last Count of Monte Cristo’ by Ayize Jama-Everett and Tristan Roach transforms Alexandre Dumas’s epic novel of betrayal and revenge into an imaginative afrofuturist adventure set 200 years in the future. An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Great Gatsby: The Essential Graphic Novel Adaptation by Ted Adams and artist Jorge Coelho

'The Great Gatsby: The Essential Graphic Novel Adaptation' by Ted Adams with drawings by artist Jorge Coelho is a full-color, hardcover, graphic adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic American novel. A seven-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Frida Kahlo: Her Life, Her Work, Her Home by Francisco de la Mora

Francisco de la Mora’s 'Frida Kahlo: Her Life, Her Work, Her Home,' a new graphic biography of the great Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), takes the reader on a irresistible journey through her life story. An 11-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Belle of the Ball by Mari Costa

Mari Costa’s new graphic novel 'Belle of the Ball' is a charming queer retooling of the high school love triangle. A 12-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Invincible Compendium One by Robert Kirkman, Cory Walker, and Ryan Ottley

'Invincible' by Robert Kirkman, Cory Walker, and Ryan Ottley is the story of Mark Grayson, a seemingly normal high school kid who is really the superhero called Invincible. A 10-page excerpt from 'Invincible Compendium One', hardcover reprint edition celebrating the 20th anniversary of Invincible. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Queenie: Godmother of Harlem by Aurelie Lévy and Elizabeth Columba

'Queenie: Godmother of Harlem' by Aurelie Lévy and Elizabeth Columba is a graphic biography of Stephanie St. Clair, aka Queenie, a legendary 1920s Harlem figure better known as Queenie, a Martinique-born Black lady-racketeer who made a fortune running numbers. An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Going Remote: A Teacher’s Journey by Adam Bessie and Peter Glanting

Adam Bessie and Peter Glanting’s debut graphic memoir 'Going Remote: A Teacher’s Journey' chronicles the impact of the pandemic on the community college where Bessie teaches and on the lives and education of his students after the suspension of in-person classes and the switch to online... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Last On His Feet: Jack Johnson and the Battle of the Century by Youssef Daoudi and Adrian Matejka

In their new work of graphic nonfiction, 'Last on his Feet: Jack Johnson and the Battle of the Century,' Youssef Daoudi and Adrian Matejka recreate and dissect one of the most explosively meaningful sporting events in American history. A 14-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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