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 reporter Matt Sinkage is on the run from mysterious forces, determined to uncover the truth about an alien invasion he believes is getting ever closer to the White House. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry by Julian Peters

Published by Plough Publishing to mark the celebration of National Poetry Month in April, 'Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry' by Julian Peters offers a series of delightful, often moving, visual recreations of classic poems. In this 10-page excerpt Peters recreates Seamus... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 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: 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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Panel Mania: ‘Weathering with You’

Acclaimed director Makoto Shinkai not only directed the Weathering with You anime released in 2019—he also wrote the novelization published in the U.S. and the forthcoming manga adaptation. The post Panel Mania: ‘Weathering with You’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-05-28 10:00:40 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Weathering With You Vol. 1 by Makoto Shinkai and Wataru Kubota

'Weathering With You' Vol.1 by Makoto Shinkai with art by Wataru Kobuta is the story of a teenage boy who runs away from his small island home to the big city of Tokyo, where he meets a mysterious young woman who seems to be able to control the weather. This is a 10-page excerpt from the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Giant by Mikaël

Set in 1930s depression-era New York City, 'Giant' by Mikaël, follows the story of a massive, laconic Irish immigrant with a deep secret as he works high above Manhattan on the construction site of the new Rockefeller Center. A ten page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp and Manuel Preitano

DC’s new YA graphic novel 'The Oracle Code' by Marieke Nijkamp with art by Manuel Preitano updates the Batman legend of Barbara Gordon, daughter of Gotham City police commissioner James Gordon, who is paralyzed after a gunshot wound. Now she’s a wheelchair-bound teen hacker enrolled in a special... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Everything Is Beautiful, and I'm Not Afraid by Yao Xiao

'Everything is Beautiful, And I’m Not Afraid: A Baopu Collection' by Yao Xiao is delightful and poetic graphic memoir by a China-born, queer, immigrant illustrator and cartoonist who has lived in the U.S since 2006. This is a 16 page excerpt. The book will be published in March by Andews McMeel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Banned Book Club’

Kim Hyun Sook’s irresistible memoir conveys her political and social awakening with equal measures of hilarity and terror. The post Panel Mania: ‘Banned Book Club’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-02-21 11:00:33 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Banned Book Club by Kim Hyun Sook, Ko Hyung-Ju, and Ryan Estrada

'Banned Book Club' by Kim Hyun Sook, Ko Hyung-Ju, and Ryan Estrada is the true story of Hyun Sook’s years as a South Korean college student under the brutal military regime of the early 1980s. In this 11-page excerpt a naive and apolitical Hyun Sook meets the fearless student members of a book... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Go With The Flow by by Lily Williams and Karen Schneemann

In this 11-page excerpt of a forthcoming young adult graphic novel, four high school girls organize their school and their community to make sure the issues around menstruation and female health are no longer ignored. 'Go With the Flow' is co-written by Lily Williams and Karen Schneeman (with... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Chasing Echoes by Dan Goldman and George Schall

Dan Goldman and George Schall’s new graphic novel 'Chasing Echoes' is a comically driven story of a Jewish-American family’s search for their pre-Holocaust roots in the old country. In this 10-page excerpt we meet the unwieldy, indeed, dysfunctional clan as they arrive in Poland at a time when... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘The Drops of God’

An international manga bestseller, The Drops of God is often credited with spurring wine sales in the regions it has been published. The post Panel Mania: ‘The Drops of God’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-11-08 17:00:29 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Two Dead by Van Jensen and Nate Powell

Set in 1946 in Little, Rock, Ark., 'Two Dead' by Van Jensen and Nate Powell is the fictional story of Gideon Kemp, a returning WWII veteran and trained law enforcement officer, secretly recruited to the police force by the city’s mayor in an effort to put an end to the sadistic, violent tenure... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Drops of God by Tadashi Agi and Shu Okimoto

First published in English in 2011, this new edition of The Drops of God by Tadashi Agi (a pseudonym for sibling creators Shin and Yuko Kibayashi) with artwork by Shu Okimoto, will be released in a digital edition by Comixology Originals. In this 12-page excerpt, a young female sommelier (or... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Illuminati Ball by Cynthia Von Buhler

Best known for lavish and immersive theater productions, Cynthia Von Buhler also works in the comics medium, creating graphic works that also explore her fascination with secret societies, sensuality, power, and the hunger for freedom. This 13-page excerpt from The Illuminati Ball introduces the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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