InkTober #2: The Patchwork Wizard.
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Concept art. More here:
Raina Telgemeier, Dave Roman, Zack Giallongo, Ben Hatke • SPX 2014
That last photo looks like a comics action movie waiting to happen!
Dave & Raina are very special to us— when we first moved to New York and didn’t know anyone, they reached out and made us feel incredibly welcome. Two of the warmest, kindest people I’ve ever met.
Short horror film progress shots
Lots (and lots!) of great First Second authors will be attending SPX this year, and we’re so pleased to have them all signing at Table E5!
We’re also thrilled to have two books up for this year’s Ignatz Award — Mariko and Jillian Tamaki’s This One Summer and Gene Luen Yang’s Boxers & Saints. Those books are both so good, you guys! We hope you’re enjoying them too.
Here’s when our authors will be signing!
11:00am — James Kochalka — The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza
12:00pm – Dave Roman — Astronaut Academy
1:00pm — Ben Hatke — Zita the Spacegirl
2:00 — Jillian Tamaki — This One Summer
3:00 – James Sturm — Adventures in Cartooning
4:00 – Zack Giallongo — Broxo
12:00pm – Nick Bertozzi — Shackleton
1:00pm – Ben Hatke — Zita the Spacegirl
2:00pm – Farel Dalrymple — The Wrenchies
3:30pm – Jillian Tamaki — This One Summer
4:30pm – Greg Means and MK Reed — The Cute Girl Network
You can also catch Jillian on the ‘Stories of Girlhood’ program at 12:30 on Sunday in the White Flint Auditorium.
We can’t wait! See you this weekend.
Happy Book Birthday to Ben Hatke’s adorably charming picture book comic, Julia’s House for Lost Creatures!
I think this book is just lovely — you guys should definitely all check out a copy!
Julia’s House for Lost Creatures! It’s out today! Find it here:
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Fan art of Lissa Treiman’s meeting doodles.
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It’s Gene Yang and Sonny Liew’s updated golden age hero: The Green Turtle!
One from Ben Hatke’s ZITA THE SPACEGIRL visits the First Second booth at San Diego Comic-Con!
Julia’s House for Lost Creatures giveaway ( and a look at my messy desk). More here: