April 2, 2009
Posted by: Calista Brill
Categories: Uncategorized

Believe it or not, here at First Second we've been known to dip our collective nose into a picture-illustrated funnybook now and then.

Right now, Gina, First Second Marketing Guru, is reading:


Cecil and Jordan in New York: Stories

Calista, First Second Editor:


Whiteout: Melt

Colleen, First Second Designer:

And Mark, First Second Editorial Director:


Scott Pilgrim Vs The Universe

Recommendations? Don't hesitate to share!

5 Comments on “ What we’re reading ”

  • Calista | April 2nd, 2009 1:25 pm

    (I’m also in the middle of rereading the original run of Love and Rockets, but that’s pretty much my permanent state…)

  • David | April 2nd, 2009 6:42 pm

    TrĂ©sor by Lucie Durbiano. Hoping there’ll be an English translation somewhere soon.

  • Zack | April 7th, 2009 10:08 am

    I’ve been devouring the first two volumes of Pluto from Viz. It’s a darker, more adult retelling of Osamu Tezuka’s Astro Boy story “The Strongest Robot on Earth” and it’s amaaaazing whether you’re familiar with the storyline or not.

  • Calista | April 7th, 2009 6:59 pm

    Thanks for the recs, guys!

  • Hollis | April 23rd, 2009 4:37 pm

    well, with Daisy Kutter and Scott Pilgrim already up there, what could I add?
    I just read The Magical LIfe of Long Tack Sam, and liked it a lot, a kind of hybrid history-memoir-GN-photo album thing. Lots on the Asian American immigrant experience, too, would be an intersting pair with American Born Chinese…

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