Tag Archives: First Second Books

Indie Comic Review: Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

You would be hard-pressed to find anyone who reads Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant who would believe this is the debut graphic novel of writer/artist Tony Cliff. Best known for short contributions to the Flight Anthology, Cliff’s Delilah Dirk … Continue reading

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Six Questions With Graham Annable

First Second Books is releasing a followup to their Eisner nominated anthology, Nursery Rhyme Comics. September 24th sees the release of Fairy Tale Comics, a collection of seventeen fairy tales adapted and illustrated by seventeen different cartoonists, including Raina Telgemeier, … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: Tune: Vanishing Point

Derek Kirk Kim is back with another tale of a lovable loser who has relationship problems, work/school/life problems, and issues with parents who straddle a cultural divide. But this time, there is a twist. Aliens. Andy’s life is going nowhere, … Continue reading

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Indie Comic Review: Zara’s Paradise

The Arab Spring has provided more real-life stories and drama than any fictional comic book universe over the past year.  Add to that the military actions taken by the US (already made in to a comic book) and the recent … Continue reading

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First Second Leaks Paul Pope Battling Boy Page

One of the most eagerly anticipated books (possibly the most eagerly anticipated now that Habibi has been released) on the horizon is Paul Pope’s Battling Boy. Shrouded in secrecy.  Rarely glimpsed.  Spoken of in hushed tones.  But, occasionally we get … Continue reading

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Knick Knack Paddy Whack, Give a Comic Away

The fine folks over at First Second are giving away five copies of Nursery Rhyme Comics! Before you stop and say, “I’m too old for nursery rhymes,” check out our review of the book.  It may make you reconsider!  

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Hickery Dickery Dock…An Indie Comic Review

I was on the fence about picking up Nursery Rhyme Comics from First Second. On the one hand, creators such as Gene Yang, Raina Telgemeier, Mike Mignola, Tony Millionaire, Kate Beaton, and Craig Thompson all contributed to this collection.  On … Continue reading

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