Behind The Panels: Lisa Brown

Meet Lisa Brown, author of The Phantom Twin! What initially drew you to comics? I have always been fascinated by the interplay between word and image, whether in picture books, graphic design, comics, or even fine art (the work of Jenny Holzer comes to mind). What was your inspiration behind The Phantom Twin? Ghosts (I’m [...]

By |March 11th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Congratulations to our ALA Award winners and Honorees!

Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature: Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O'Connell  A sweet and spirited YA graphic novel on young love and what happens when we ditch the toxic relationships we crave to embrace the healthy ones we need. Perfect for fans of [...]

By |February 7th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Start Reading InvestiGators by John Patrick Green

John Patrick Green's goofy graphic novel series follows the super spy alligator duo the InvestiGators as they travel through the sewers and fight the forces of evil. MANGO and BRASH are the INVESTIGATORS: sewer-loving agents of S.U.I.T.* and scourge of supervillains everywhere!   With their Very Exciting Spy Technology and their tried-and-true, toilet-based [...]

By |January 17th, 2020|News|0 Comments

New York Comic-Con 2019: Signing & Giveaway Schedule

IT IS TIME. TIME FOR NYCC 2019. For every good con, there is a carefully plotted schedule, created by you with, with all of the most important signings and giveaways on it. So to make sure you won't miss a single amazing event, here is the Official First Second NYCC 2019 Schedule! Thursday, October 3 [...]

By |October 3rd, 2019|Events, News|0 Comments

See the Covers for our Spring and Summer 2019 Books!

We are so excited that all of the covers for our Spring 2019 books have been revealed! We didn’t want you to miss any, so we’re posting them here. Island Book by Evan Dahm, out 5/14/2019! Science Comics: Cars by Dan Zettwoch, out 5/28/2019! Hold Hands by Sara Varon, out 6/4/2019! This Was Our Pact by Ryan Andrews, out [...]

By |September 18th, 2018|Books|0 Comments

Happy Book Birthday to The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo: The Monster Mall!

Happy Book Birthday to Drew Weing’s The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo: The Monster Mall! With the second volume of this wonderful middle-grade series, Drew Weing continues to deliver a fresh and funny take on the age-old battle between kids and closet-dwelling monsters. Make sure to pick up a copy and join snarky blogger [...]

By |September 11th, 2018|Books|0 Comments

First Second at SDCC 2018!

Want to know everything we’re doing at SDCC this year? Check out our full schedule below and don’t forget to visit booth #2800/2802! Are you interested in submitting work to us at the show? Please check out this post before you do.   IN-BOOTH GIVEAWAYS & SIGNINGS       PANELS AND AUTOGRAPHING AREA SIGNINGS   Thursday, [...]

By |July 9th, 2018|Events|0 Comments

Happy Book Birthday to Animus!

Happy book birthday to Animus by Antoine Revoy! The residents of a quiet Japanese neighborhood have slowly come to realize that inauspicious, paranormal forces are at play in the most unlikely of places: the local playground. Two friends, a young boy and girl, resolve to exorcise the evil that inhabit it, including a snaggle-toothed monster. [...]

By |May 9th, 2018|Books|0 Comments