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James Kochalka's JOHNNY BOO wins the Eisner Award!

July 23, 2019 / More →

James Kochalka came full circle last weekend at Comic-Con as he accepted the Will Eisner Comic Industry Award in Best Publication for Early Readers, honoring his book Johnny Boo and the Ice Cream Computer. Seven years ago, he won the Eisner in the very same category for Dragon Puncher Island, the second volume in his Dragon Puncher series. Now, his long-running Johnny Boo series has earned its own Eisner with its 8th volume, in which Johnny Boo invents a machine that turns anything into ice cream.

"They're like Oscars for comics," Kochalka explained to his hometown paper Seven Days, "but cooler, because it's comics."

Kochalka and Johnny Boo show no sign of slowing down. Following The Ice Cream Computer, Johnny Boo Is King! was released in early 2019, and a 10th volume, Johnny Boo and the Midnight Monsters, will be out by the end of the year.

George Takei brings THEY CALLED US ENEMY to Comic-Con in three stunning editions!

July 10, 2019 / More →

"Moving and layered... Takei challenges Americans to look to how past humanitarian injustices speak to current political debates. Giving a personal view into difficult history, [They Called Us Enemy] is a testament to hope and tenacity in the face of adversity." — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"A compelling blend of nostalgia and outrage... this approachable, well-wrought graphic memoir is important reading, particularly in today's political climate. Pair with John Lewis’ acclaimed March series for a thought-provoking, critical look at the history of racism in American policies and culture." — Booklist (starred review)

"This evocative memoir shares stories of the nation’s past, draws heartbreaking parallels to the present, and serves as a cautionary tale for the future. For all readers old enough to understand the importance of our collective history." — School Library Journal (starred review)

"Emotionally staggering... They Called Us Enemy also inspires readers to engage through democracy to insist that we treat fellow human beings with fairness and dignity." — Amazon Best Books of the Month

"George Takei’s story reveals the important lessons of the WWII Japanese American Incarceration that still need to be learned today. They Called Us Enemy is a compelling must-read for all ages.” — Karen Korematsu, Founder and Executive Director, Fred T. Korematsu Institute

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San Diego Comic-Con 2019 is our biggest ever — with George Takei and so much more!

July 10, 2019 / More →

Who's coming to Comic-Con? Who ISN'T? Look at this incredible lineup:

George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, & Harmony Becker (They Called Us Enemy — click here for details)
Jarod Roselló (debuting Red Panda and Moon Bear)
Kim Dwinell (debuting Surfside Girls: Book Two)
Koren Shadmi (Highwayman)
MK Reed & Greg Means (Penny Nichols)
Eddie Campbell (From Hell: Master Edition, The Goat Getters, etc)
James Kochalka (Johnny Boo Is King!)
Shannon Wheeler (Sh*t My President Says, God Is Disappointed in You)
Mark Russell (God Is Disappointed in You, Apocrypha Now)
Erin Nations (Gumballs)
Maria & Peter Hoey (Coin-Op)
Dave Calver (Limbo Lounge)

Read on to see our complete signing and programming schedules!

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Jaw-dropping Fall books on the way!

June 14, 2019 / More →

Hannah Templer's Cosmoknights! Chris Gooch's Deep Breaths!
Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill's grand finale, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest HC!
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Numerous nods for Top Shelf talent at 2019 Eisner Awards!

April 26, 2019 / More →

Judges for the 2019 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards announced their list of nominees today, honoring a fantastic array of Top Shelf titles: 

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