Readers, you'll be unsurprised to learn that our plans for this week involve going to the ALA annual conference -- and that we're very excited about it. Being the publisher of the first ever graphic novel to win a Caldecott Honor makes this an automatically amazing conference for us this year, and we're thrilled to [...]
First Second won't be exhibiting at TCAF this year, but we have some great authors who'll be there! I hope you can all check out them (and their fantastic graphic novels) at the show. Penelope Bagieu, Exquisite Corpse Box Brown, Andre the Giant Lucy Knisley, Relish Scott McCloud, The Sculptor George O'Connor, Olympians Dave Roman, [...]
This week is Children's Book Week -- the week where the publishing industry encourages you to think about how important books are for kids. (And then there are some events and other fun things happening, too!) The theme for this year's Children's Book Week is comics, which we are absolutely delighted about! In fact, Free [...]
(pictured: our MoCCA Art Festival table last year) First Second will be exhibiting at this year's MoCCA Art Festival! You can find us at table 404. We'll be there with amazing authors Box Brown (Andre the Giant), Jillian Tamaki (This One Summer), and MoCCA Art Festival Guest of Honor Scott McCloud (The Sculptor)! Here's our [...]
Please enjoy reading an excellent book with a loved one on this holiday! (art from Andi Watson's Princess Decomposia and Count Spatula)
It's the new year! And it's going to be filled with awesome new graphic novels. This was our 2014: 2015 should be even better! We can't wait.
It's the holidays! We here at First Second wish you all the best in this delightful season of celebration. We hope you get a chance to stay home and curl up with a good book! And possibly cocoa as well.
This weekend, First Second will be exhibiting at Comic Arts Brooklyn at table U33! Here's our signing schedule. 12:30pm: Box Brown, Andre the Giant 2:00pm: Danica Novgorodoff, The Undertaking of Lily Chen 3:30pm: Jen Wang, In Real Life 5:00pm: George O'Connor, Olympians CAB's Sunday programming will also feature Jillian Tamaki, the co-author of This One [...]
This weekend, we exhibited at New York Comic-Con! One of the most important things we do at shows is just to show off how attractive all our books are. (Hint: they are extremely attractive.) You can tell from these pictures! I am afraid that the vicarious photo experience is not as good as the one [...]
We're going to New York Comic-Con! First Second will be exhibiting at booth 2237. Many of our excellent authors will be there! Here's a list of who you'll find at the show: Andrew Arnold -- Adventures in Cartooning Box Brown -- Andre the Giant Cory Doctorow -- In Real Life -- SHOW DEBUT! Zack Giallongo [...]