First Second Books Comes To NYCC 2014! ~ What'cha Reading?

First Second Books Comes To NYCC 2014!



First Second Books, publisher of high-quality graphic novels, is excited to announce a fantastic line-up of authors for this year’s New York Comic-Con – including NYCC featured guest Cory Doctorow, whose new graphic novel In Real Life debuts at the show!

First Second Books Comes To NYCC 2014!



In Real Life, by Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang

“A lovely graphic novel for gamer girls of all ages.” – Felicia Day





Andrew Arnold, Adventures in Cartooning

“In this action-packed cartooning adventure, kids will have as much fun making comics as reading them! “


Nick Abadzis, Laika

“Laika was the abandoned puppy destined to become Earth’s first space traveler. This is her journey.”

9781596439153Zack Giallongo, The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Macbeth

“The Stratford Zoo looks like a normal zoo… until the gates shut at night. That’s when the animals come out of their cages to stage elaborate performances of Shakespeare’s greatest works. “

9781596438668Ben Hatke, Julia’s House for Lost Creatures

“When Julia and her walking house come to town, she likes everything about her new neighborhood except how quiet it is! So Julia puts a sign up: “Julia’s House for Lost Creatures.”

9781596435865Danica Novgorodoff, The Undertaking of Lily Chen

“In The Undertaking of Lily Chen, Deshi, a hapless young man living in northern China, is suddenly expelled from ordinary life when his brother dies in an accident…”

9781626720138George O’Connor, Olympians

“The myth continues in the tenth year of the fabled Trojan War where two infamous gods of war go to battle. The spotlight is thrown on Ares, god of war…”


Paul Pope, The Rise of Aurora West

What’cha Reading’s own Rosemary Kiladitis says, “Aurora is badass. She’s smart, she’s a monster slayer, and she’s a good role model for tweens and teens alike who pick up the book.” click here to read the rest of the review and check out the preview pages!



9781596437517MK Reed, The Cute Girl Network

“Jane’s new in town. When she wipes out on her skateboard right in front of Jack’s food cart, she finds herself agreeing to go on a date with him. Jane’s psyched that her love life is taking a turn for the friskier…”

9781596437746Jillian Tamaki, This One Summer

“Every summer, Rose goes with her mom and dad to a lake house in Awago Beach. It’s their getaway, their refuge. Rosie’s friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had. But this summer is different… It’s a summer of secrets, and sorrow, and growing up, and it’s a good thing Rose and Windy have each other.”

First Second will be exhibiting at NYCC 2014 at booth #2237.  All authors will be signing or participating in programs.

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Chuck Suffel is the Owner/Editor-in-Chief of He loves comics, movies, tv shows. When it comes to comics his first loves are independents and small publishers. Feel free to drop him a note anytime at

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