Saturday, December 03, 2016
Thursday, December 01, 2016
128 Pages, 7 x 10
Formats: Paperback, ebook: PDF, Fixed Layout EPUB, Fixed Layout KF8
Paperback, $17.95 (US $17.95) (CA $23.95)
Publication Date: August 2016
Instead of falling down a rabbit hole, Lily finds her way to a fantasy world through a messy kitchen appliance.Lily Brown is a bright, curious, energetic young girl from Queens, New York. When her mom forces her to stay home for the summer and do chores, Lily fumes. Little did she know that the greasy oven in the kitchen was going to give her more excitement and adventure than she could possibly handle.
Born and raised in NYC, Micheline Hess does design at a prominent ad agency in Chelsea and spends her spare time developing graphic novels, short stories, and interactive iBooks for kids. She has always been fascinated by the visual narrative in books and film and is constantly endeavoring to weave her own sense of humorous story-telling into both her personal and sometimes professional work. She lives in New York City.
The art in this next one is very stylized, seemingly influenced by 1970s poster art.
The Little Black Fish
52 Pages, 6.75 x 10
Formats: Paperback, ebook: PDF, Fixed Layout KF8, Fixed Layout EPUB
Paperback, $9.95 (US $9.95) (CA $12.95)
Publication Date: August 2016
Based on the Persian children's classic by Samad Behrangi, this book is about a young fish's courage to question authority and strike out on her own An inquisitive little fish decided to question authority and leave the safety of her own home to venture out into the expansive sea. The creatures she meets along the way teach her important lessons and make her learn the most valuable treasure in life: freedom.
Bizhan Khodabandeh is a designer, illustrator, artist, and activist. He is the communications director for Virginia Commonwealth University's department of communication arts and design and the design manager of Gallery5 in Richmond. He is the recipient of a Silver Medal Award for comics and cartooning through the Society of Illustrators. He lives in Richmond, Virginia.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
62 Pages, 7 x 10
Formats: Paperback, Fixed Layout EPUB, ebook: PDF, Fixed Layout KF8
Paperback, $8.95 (US $8.95) (CA $15.95)
Publication Date: May 2015
"...this graphic novel chronicles the life of me, Jennifer Crute, a freckled-face African American artists. Pages from my actual journals illustrate my upbringing as a misfit in the suburbs of New Jersey and my daily interactions as an adult living in New York City."
By LJ Reviews
Columnists Tom Batten and Martha Cornog chose the year's best graphic novels.
Barbershop Stories with Jon Batiste and Congressman John Lewis
Jon Batiste chats with Congressman John Lewis about "March" while getting a haircut from his barber Chad.
GRUMP Holiday Arts & Crafts Show
Sat., Dec 17
Crystal City Underground
GRUMP returns! Featuring 55 local artists and makers selling everything from handmade soap to letterpress cards to locally designed and printed t-shirts to graphic novels! It's like Etsy in real life. 11:00am-5:00pm, 1750 Crystal Drive, Arlington.
A Winter Wonderland at P&P
Politics & Prose Bookstore and Coffeehouse
(5015 Connecticut Ave. NW)
Bruce Guthrie stopped by and took some photographs this afternoon. Click through to see more.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
John Lewis: 'Read Everything. Be Kind. Be Bold.'
In Conversation with an American Hero
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
"'Smoke Sessions' hits Capitol Hill"
Photographed and edited by Mike Flugennock, TRT 08:53 https://youtu.be/D_SRru006mE
And so it was that activists from the DC Cannabis Coalition convened at the office of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Trump's nominee for Attorney General, to discuss the Senator's recent remarks that "good people don't smoke marijuana"...
Using Graphic Novels in Education: Trickster
Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the use of such books in classrooms.
Washington Post Comic Riffs blog November 14 2016
The young female Iron Man Riri Williams makes an impressive debut — despite controversy
Washington Post Comic Riffs blog November 11 2016
Monday, November 28, 2016
'Prickly City' residents' horror is too little, too late [in print as 'Prickly City' was inhospitable to Clinton].
Robert J. McManus, Bethesda
Washington Post November 26 2016online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/prickly-city-residents-horror-is-too-little-too-late/2016/11/25/22716460-b03c-11e6-bc2d-19b3d759cfe7_story.html
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Despite familiar formula, Disney's 'Moana' is a breath of fresh island air
By Caitlin Moore
Washington Post November 23 2016, p. C3
Washington Post Comic Riffs blog November 23 2016
Washington Post Comic Riffs blog November 22 2016