Recent Graphic Novel Deals, Feb 2023 | News
- Bad Kid: My Life as a “Troubled Teen”, by Sofia Szamosi, residential treatment center graphic memoir, Algonquin Young Readers, 2025.
- Cowgirls & Dinosaurs: Big Trouble in Little Spittle, by Lucie Ebrey, two books featuring dinosaur-riding cowgirls saving their town from the Bandit Queen, Razorbill, fall 2023 and spring 2025.
- Duel, by Jessixa Bagley and Aaron Bagley, sixth grader challenges her popular older sister, Simon & Schuster, fall 2023.
- Homebody, by Theo Parish, graphic memoir about being nonbinary, HarperAlley, winter 2024.
- Revenge Arc, by Louisa Onomé and ONeillJones, teen girl kickboxers seek revenge on a boy, Penguin Workshop, fall 2025.
Johanna Draper Carlson has been reviewing comics for over 20 years. She manages ComicsWorthReading.com, the longest-running independent review site online that covers all genres of comic books, graphic novels, and manga. She has an MA in popular culture, studying online fandom, and was previously, among many other things, webmaster for DC Comics. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
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