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 of the longtime Police Chief Baily. In this 10-page excerpt we also meet two African American brothers on different sides of the law, in a gripping evocation of the violent social landscape of the 1940s racist American south. The book will be published in November by Gallery 13. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-06 05:00:00 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: 'Fall Through' by Nate Powell

Nate Powell’s new graphic novel 'Fall Through' is a moving tribute to the musical power and community of 1990s punk rock. A nine-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Save It For Later: Promises, Protest, and Parenthood by Nate Powell

'Save It for Later: Promises, Parenthood, and the Urgency of Protest' by Nate Powell, artist for John Lewis’s acclaimed Civil Rights graphic memoir the March trilogy, is a deeply felt collection of comics essays exploring the conflicts and emotional scars of living through the Trump era. An... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Book Two' by Emil Ferris

Emil Ferris’s ‘My Favorite Thing is Monsters, Book 2’, the eagerly-awaited sequel to her 2017 debut graphic novel, returns to her irresistibly curious queer protagonist, 10-year-old Karen Reyes, and her working-class life in 1960s Chicago. A six-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'A Witch’s Guide to Burning' by Aminder Dhaliwal

Aminder Dhaliwal’s new graphic novel 'A Witch’s Guide to Burning' transforms the grim notion of burning witches at the stake into an epic quest in a fantasy world marked by magic, demons, and a search for lost memories. A six-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Single Mothering' by Anna Härmälä

Anna Härmälä’s new graphic novel, 'Single Mothering,' offers an all too reliable, often hilarious account of the social and emotional challenges facing single mothers. An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Advocate' by Eddie Ahn

Eddie Ahn’s 'Advocate: A Graphic Memoir of Family, Community, and the Fight for Environmental Justice' is a thoughtful addition to the literature of immigration. A seven-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Ruth Asawa: An Artist Takes Shape' by Sam Nakahira

Sam Nakahira’s 'Ruth Asawa: An Artist Takes Shape' is a diligent and charmingly illustrated graphic biography chronicling the life and creative career of the celebrated Japanese American sculptor. A 10-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Mary Tyler MooreHawk' by Dave Baker

Dave Baker’s new graphic novel 'Mary Tyler MooreHawk' is a relentlessly inventive sci-fi adventure epic starring an eponymous plucky teen superhero who takes on a succession of monsters, evil robots, and supervillains. An eight-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Shook! A Black Horror Anthology,' Edited by Second Sight Publishing

Published by Dark Horse Books in collaboration with the African American horror publisher Second Sight Publishing, 'Shook! A Black Horror Anthology' collects a dozen tales of hair-raising terror, monsters, and gore grounded in America’s grim racial history and enlivened by humor and hip-hop culture. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Lunar New Year Love Story' by Gene Luen Yang and LeUyen Pham

Gene Luen Yang and artist LeUyen Pham’s new YA graphic novel 'Lunar New Year Love Story' is a charming, funny, supernatural tale of teenagers navigating romance and tough family issues in the Asian American community. An eight page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘The Super Hero’s Journey’ by Patrick McDonnell

‘The Super Hero’s Journey’ by Patrick McDonnell is a creative tribute to the still-potent power of classic Marvel superheroes and the artists that created them. A 10-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: 'Mingus' by Flavio Massarutto and Squaz

‘Mingus,’ by writer Flavio Massarutto and artist Pasquale “Squaz” Todisco, is an artful graphic biography of the life and career of legendary jazz bassist, bandleader, and composer Charles Mingus. A 10-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-06 05:00:00 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: 'Toussaint Louverture: The Story of the Only Successful Slave Revolt in History'

A 12-page excerpt of the new graphic adaptation of historian C.L.R. James’s 1934 play about the Haitian Revolution by Nic Watts and Sakina Karimjee. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-20 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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