Lucy Knisley, author of RELISH: MY LIFE IN THE KITCHEN, has captured a toddler tantrum perfectly!
“I took my kid to get a haircut last weekend. I think, in time, I’ll recover.”
She knows what she’s talking about. Her new moving, hilarious, and surprisingly informative book about pregnancy and motherhood, KID GLOVES: NINE MONTHS OF CAREFUL CHAOS, is coming from First Second in February 2019.
Italian rights have already gone to Rizzoli.
The Huffington Post has published a great portrait of Aline Kominsky-Crumb on the occasion of the publication of LOVE THAT BUNCH!
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There’s a great profile of Aline Crumb in yesterday’s New York Times!
Read it here.
“The Wild Woman of Comics” is how Publishers Weekly characterizes Aline Kominsky-Crumb in their article about her new book, LOVE THAT BUNCH, just published in North America by Drawn & Quarterly.
First Second has two books nominated in the Best Publication for Teens (ages 13-17) category:
THE DAM KEEPER by Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi
and SPINNING by Tillie Walden.
SPINNING is also nominated in the Best Reality-based Work category.
Comics legend Gilbert Shelton will have his first art exhibition in Brussels at Comic Art Factory from 18 May to 5 June!
“Love That Bunch… It’s a form of fearless authenticity that’s now practically commonplace.”—San Francisco Magazine
“Shamelessly candid… Kominsky-Crumb has brought an uncompromising honesty and fearlessness to the comics form. She has refused to be contained by anyone else’s ideas about what is permissible to depict and to write about, and her work always surprises.” —Publishers Weekly
Starting her promotional tour in Canada this week, Aline Kominsky-Crumb has already been interviewed by several publications. And you can read the interviews in Montreal Gazette , the Toronto Star and J Weekly by clicking on the links.
First Second has acquired rights to Sarah Goetter and Natalie Riess’s DUNGEON CRITTERS, a middle grade, fantasy adventure graphic novel about a tight-knit squad of animal companions investigating a sinister botanical conspiracy among the furry nobility, to be published in the winter of 2020.
Also in 2020, First Second will publish KITTY SWEET TOOTH, about a cat who manages a movie theater where she serves the audience special desserts, written by Abby Denson and illustrated by Utomaru.
Aline Kominsky-Crumb’s LOVE THAT BUNCH is coming out at the beginning of May.
And it is one of Elle‘s “30 Best Summer Reads”!
Read the whole article here.