Good Comics for Kids
December 28, 2022 by Johanna
Horse stories are a classic staple of girls' fiction, but Ride On is as much about making (and losing) friends as it is about the equestrian life.
December 15, 2020 by Johanna
Faith Erin Hicks announced her next graphic novel on Twitter.
September 27, 2019 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
The long-awaited collaboration from the super-team of Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks is finally here, and it's a winning romantic comedy set among the autumnal kitsch of a commercial pumpkin patch.
June 8, 2016 by J. Caleb Mozzocco
The Nameless City Vol. 1 Writer/artist: Faith Erin Hicks First Second; $14.99 One-time webcomics creator Faith Erin Hicks’ first published work was the 2007 graphic novel Zombies Calling, and over the course of the nine years since, she’s proved to be a particularly prolific creator, both writing and drawing her own work (original graphic novels […]
February 5, 2014 by Eva Volin
Last Thursday, First Second sent out a press release announcing that Rainbow Rowell (Eleanor and Park, Landline) and Faith Erin Hicks (Friends With Boys, Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong) are teaming up to create a graphic novel together. But, because they are both currently working on other projects, it’ll be quite some time before said […]
November 5, 2013 by Brigid Alverson
First Second made a big announcement yesterday: They will publish The Nameless City, a new trilogy from writer and artist Faith Erin Hicks. Here’s the blurb: An unlikely friendship forms between Nameless City native Rat, and Kai, whose country has recently conquered her city. The two of them must find common ground between their cultures […]
May 7, 2013 by Brigid Alverson
High school is all about tribes, so the story of Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong, the new graphic novel out this week from writer Prudence Shen and Faith Erin Hicks (published by the inimitable First Second), will ring true to a lot of readers: It pits the robotics team against the cheerleaders. Life is never […]
April 24, 2013 by Robin Brenner
Last time we discussed the many charms of Faith Erin Hicks’s Friends with Boys, recognized this year as one of the Great Graphic Novels for Teens Top Ten for 2013. Readers who relish Hicks’s story of family, hauntings, and navigating a new school should turn to these recommendations for their next title. Anya’s Ghost by […]
April 11, 2013 by Robin Brenner
Our fifth title from the YALSA Hub Reading Challenge is Friends with Boys by Faith Erin Hicks. Friends with Boys was highlighted as a Great Graphic Novels for Teens Top Ten title for 2013 . As a quick refresher, the Great Graphic Novels for Teens Selection list showcases titles “recommended for those ages 12-18, meet […]
February 18, 2013 by Brigid Alverson
The winners of the Cybils (Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards—should’t that be the CYABLAs?) were announced last week, and although there are only two graphic novel categories, three graphic novels took the honors. The award-winners are… A Trip to the Bottom of the World with Mouse, by Frank Viva (Toon Books) This was […]
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