Battling Boy is number 1!



The just-published Battling Boy by Paul Pope (First Second) is already #1 on the New York Times Paperback Graphic Novel Best-Seller List for October 27th!

Check out the book trailer on BoingBoing [watch it].

Awards and Honors:

  •  A Fall 2013 Kids Indie Next List Title
  • An Big Book of Fall 2013 [see the list]


  • “…Battling Boy is the adventure of the year!” – Jeff Smith
  • “…a number one stunner…” – Junot Diaz
  • “…not to be missed.” – Scott Westerfeld
  • “…more imagination in each page…than in whole years of other comics.” – Brian K. Vaughan
  • “It is my favorite thing that Paul Pope has ever done, and I’ve been a fan of his for a very long time.” – Kazu Kibuishi
  • “…my ideal comic…– Skottie Young

French (Dargaud), Italian (Bao) and Spanish (Random House Mondadori) are already sold and coming out soon, but in our territories, Dutch and Portuguese rights are still available.

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