Author of 'Princess Princess Ever After' Discusses Upcoming Graphic Novel Author of 'Princess Princess Ever After' Discusses Upcoming Graphic Novel
Katie O'Neill is back with her latest young adult graphic novel The Tea Dragon Society from Oni Press, releasing October 2017. Check out our interview with O'Neill about her experience putting together another beautifully illustrated and poignantly written story about friendship, acceptance, and tradition. >>
Food for Thought: An Interview with Natalie Riess Food for Thought: An Interview with Natalie Riess
As the popularity of young adult graphic novels continue to skyrocket, creators such as Raina Telgemeier and Alison Bechdel have become household names for the young adult audience, making it clear that the demand for creators with talent in young adult storytelling and illustration has become significant. Diamond BookShelf interviewed writer and comics illustrator Natalie Riess (Space Battle Lunchtime, Snarlbear) about the increasing demand for young adult graphic novels and how working with the format has continued to shape her work as an author and illustrator. >>
Comics in Education: Dr. Katie Monnin Comics in Education: Dr. Katie Monnin
BookShelf presents Comics in Education, a series dedicated to talking with educators about their use of graphic novels in the classroom and the benefits they have had in their curriculum. In this series, BookShelf interviews English professor and Director of Women's and Gender Studies, Dr. Katie Monnin, Associate Professor of Literacy at the University of North Florida. >>
The Rise of YA The Rise of YA
An Interview with Roar Comics Editor
Editor if Roar Comics from Lion Forge, Andrea Colvin, explores how publishers have embraced the young adult genre and their plans to expand and provide more content for YA readers. >>
A Family Affair: An Interview with Joe Kelly A Family Affair: An Interview with Joe Kelly
When the pioneering "First Family in Space" takes a catastrophic wrong turn on their maiden voyage, they crash on a dangerous alien planet. Their 21st century know-how is useless against the harsh environment and survival seems unlikely until they meet a strange ally... a mysterious orphan boy, short on temper but big on survival skills. Creator of Kid Savage Joe Kelly dicusses the first volume of the new all-ages graphic novel. >>
The Green Hornet Takes On His Demons In New Graphic Novel from Dynamite The Green Hornet Takes On His Demons In New Graphic Novel from Dynamite
The pulp duo of The Green Hornet and Kato meet their most formidable foe yet in Green Hornet: Reign of the Demon! Learn what's in store for these fearless heroes in our interview with writer David Liss and check out a preview of the graphic novel. >>
Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys Return in a New Dynamite Series Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys Return in a New Dynamite Series
'The Big Lie' is a Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys mystery unlike any other. Dynamite re-imagines the classic characters as noir detectives and femme fatales for the modern era in The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Volume 1.  >>
Atari Alumni Now A Swordquest Comic Atari Alumni Now A Swordquest Comic
Dynamite Entertainment is incorporating the infamous Swordquest real-world contest into the storyline of a brand-new comic written by Chad Bowers and Chris Sims. Read the interview! >>
Wailing And Woe From A Winnebago Graveyard Wailing And Woe From A Winnebago Graveyard
If you’re one of the creeps who crave those crawly things that make people run and scream and beg for mercy, you’ll want to check out what Alison Sampson and Steve Niles have to say about Winnebago Graveyard>>
Short People Got Nobody In Ricardo Mo and Alberto Muriel's Colossi Short People Got Nobody In Ricardo Mo and Alberto Muriel's Colossi
In this exclusive interview, writer Ricardo Mo reflects on his unique twist of Gulliver's Travels. In Colossi, his little people have to pull together to keep from becoming hors d'oeuvres! >>
Bad Moon Rising on Brian Azzarello's Moonshine Bad Moon Rising on Brian Azzarello's Moonshine
Werewolves mixing it up with prohibition gangsters! That’s what we talk about with Brian Azzarello when he reflects on the Moonshine Volume 1 TP in this exclusive interview. >>
Dynamite's Prequel To SyFy's Z Nation Dynamite's Prequel To SyFy's Z Nation
The SyFy Channel’s wildly insane zombie epic is coming to a comics with Z Nation Volume 1: Sea of Death courtesy of the folks at Dynamite Entertainment. Read this exclusive interview! >>
Songs of Doom For Some Memorable Murders Songs of Doom For Some Memorable Murders
A meditation on music, race, obsession, and how far someone will go to see their vision become real, Murder Ballads follows the fall and reinvention of Nate Theodore, the dead-broke and deadbeat owner of a failed record label who is on a cross-country drive in the dead of winter with his wife Mary, fleeing the wreckage of their business and heading towards the destruction of their marriage. Featuring an original soundtrack by Dan Aurenbach and The Black Keys, check out this interview all about the upcoming Murder Ballads>>
Retro Without Rewind In Paul Cornell's Vampirella Retro Without Rewind In Paul Cornell's Vampirella
Launching a new and different direction for the world famous shapely vampire, writer Paul Cornell elaborates about his ideas for the upcoming Vampirella: Forbidden Fruit from Dynamite Entertainment.  >>
Animal Kingdom An Endangered Species In Think Tank Volume 5 Animal Kingdom An Endangered Species In Think Tank Volume 5
In Matt Hawkins’ Think Tank Volume 5, you’ll see the volume’s once again turned up to "11" because several key NATO figures have been assassinated by ... animals. >>
Underdog History Now American Mythology Underdog History Now American Mythology
Already putting out retro titles like Pink Panther, American Mythology saw Underdog as a natural fit. Writer Batton Lash and artist Bill Galvan give us an exclusive! >>
Cullen Bunn Brings Horror to Image with Regression Cullen Bunn Brings Horror to Image with Regression
Presented by Cullen Bunn, Danny Luckert, and Marie Enger, Regression is a tale of supernatural terror and intrigue unlike any horror comic you've ever experienced. >>
The Damned is Back From Oni Press With an All New Printing The Damned is Back From Oni Press With an All New Printing
A dark and dirty Demonic-Noir, told by the award-winning creative team behind The Sixth Gun, The Damned volume 1 is back in print in an all new format and now in color! Read the PREVIEWSworld interview with the creative team inside! >>
Comics in Education: Jordan Kerkhoff Comics in Education: Jordan Kerkhoff
BookShelf presents Comics in Education, a series dedicated to talking with educators about their use of graphic novels in the classroom and the benefits they have had in their curriculum. In this series, BookShelf interviews Jordan Kerkhoff, an elementary teacher at Yorktown Elementary in Yorktown, Indiana. >>
Mayhem In Shadowman's Stalingrad Mayhem In Shadowman's Stalingrad
Scott Bryan Wilson creates chaos for the Kremlin with Valiant Entertainment’s Divinity III: Stalinverse. Read the PREVIEWSworld Exclusive interview! >>
The Last Supper for John Layman's Chew The Last Supper for John Layman's Chew
John Layman’s Chew has been at the center of the writer’s career since 2009. But all things come to pass, and in this interview, Layman looks back on his ongoing series for Image Comics. >>
Breaking Down Barriers Breaking Down Barriers
Gene Yang asks us to go beyond our walls of comfort and try reading something new as he continues his Reading Without Walls platform. >>
Back To Basics For Dynamite's Red Sonja Back To Basics For Dynamite's Red Sonja
The She-Devil With A Sword faces a different world and new challenges in Red Sonja: World's Away written by Amy Chu. Read this interview in which Amy reflects on Dynamite Entertainment's fiery-haired warrior, Red Sonja! >>
Comics in Education: Colleen Lutz Clemens Comics in Education: Colleen Lutz Clemens
BookShelf presents Comics in Education, a series dedicated to talking with educators about their use of graphic novels in the classroom and the benefits they have had in their curriculum. In this series, BookShelf interviews English professor and Director of Women's and Gender Studies, Colleen Lutz Clemens, of Kutztown University. >>
Comics in Education: Richard McNeil Comics in Education: Richard McNeil
BookShelf presents Comics in Education, a series dedicated to talking with educators about their use of graphic novels in the classroom and the benefits they have had in their curriculum. In this series, BookShelf interviews English professor and Director of Women's and Gender Studies, Rich McNeil, high school social studies teacher in the Special Education department at Massapequa High School. >>
Comics in Education: Tim Smyth Comics in Education: Tim Smyth
BookShelf presents Comics in Education, a series dedicated to talking with educators about their use of graphic novels in the classroom and the benefits they have had in their curriculum. In this edition, BookShelf interviews Tim Smyth, a high school social studies teacher and former Social Studies Department Chair. >>
Graphically Engaging: An Interview With Jesse Karp Graphically Engaging: An Interview With Jesse Karp
In his new book Graphic Novels in Your School Library, out this month from ALA Editions, school librarian Jesse Karp shows how comics can be a great aid for teachers. We spoke with Karp about his book and experiences using graphic novels. >>
Illustrating The Journey: An Interview With William Ayers Illustrating The Journey: An Interview With William Ayers
Teacher, author, and activist William Ayers' discusses To Teach: The Journey in Comics, a graphic novel adaptation of his book on the experiences and philosophies behind teaching.  >>
Skid Marks On Savage Streets For Image Comics' Motor Crush Skid Marks On Savage Streets For Image Comics' Motor Crush
Vince Brusio talks to Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, and Babs Tarr of Image Comics' Motor Crush! See the full interview and a preview of the upcoming graphic novel here! >>
X-O Manowar: Valiant's Biggest Series Launch of All Time X-O Manowar: Valiant's Biggest Series Launch of All Time
X-O Manowar will be the spine of the Valiant Universe in 2017 and beyond, as the events of that series will affect and influence the rest of Valiant's publishing line. >>
The Long Road To Change: An Interview With The Creators Of March The Long Road To Change: An Interview With The Creators Of March
Coming in August, Top Shelf Productions' March tells the story of the Civil Rights Movement pioneer John Lewis from his firsthand perspective. Diamond spoke with Rep. Lewis and co-creators Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell about this historic tale.  >>
The Saga of Sisterhood Continues with Paper Girls Volume 2 The Saga of Sisterhood Continues with Paper Girls Volume 2
The smash-hit series from BRIAN K. VAUGHAN and CLIFF CHIANG continues with a bold new direction, as intrepid young newspaper deliverers Erin, Mac, and Tiffany find themselves launched from 1988 to a distant and terrifying future...the year 2016. >>
The Truth About Hacking: An Interview With Ed Piskor The Truth About Hacking: An Interview With Ed Piskor
Comic creator Ed Piskor takes readers on an in-depth view of the world of computer hackers in Wizzywig, published by Top Shelf Productions. BookShelf speaks with Piskor about the book and the reality of hackers. >>
X-O Manowar Redux: An Interview With Valiant's Fred Pierce X-O Manowar Redux: An Interview With Valiant's Fred Pierce
Valiant Entertainment is set to relaunch the legend of Aric and the X-O Manowar armor on a whole new world, with a new cast of supporting characters and new threats. Read our interview with Publisher Fred Pierce! >>
A Fable of Freedom: Miss Lasko-Gross Discusses Her New Graphic Novel Henni A Fable of Freedom: Miss Lasko-Gross Discusses Her New Graphic Novel Henni
A young girl in a strange land finds herself on an unwitting adventure when she challenges her town's fundamentalist beliefs in Henni, the new graphic novel from Miss Lasko-Gross, published by Z2 Comics. BookShelf spoke with the author about her new book, and the both timely and timeless themes of the story. >>
Action Lab's Gronk Tells A Kid-Friendly Monster Story Action Lab's Gronk Tells A Kid-Friendly Monster Story
Katie Cook's hit all-ages webcomic is brought to the page in the all-new collection Gronk: A Monster's Story from Action Lab Entertainment. See a preview and interview with Cook here. >>
Chainmail Back In Style With Gail Simone's Red Sonja Chainmail Back In Style With Gail Simone's Red Sonja
Renowned for her work on kick-ass heroine titles including Birds of Prey and Batgirl, writer Gail Simone takes on the She-Devil with a Sword for Dynamite Entertainment in Red Sonja Vol. 1: Queen of the Plagues. In this article, DBD talks with Simone about Conan-creator Robert E. Howard's famous female fighter. >>
Image Deals High Stakes Sci-Fi In Lost Vegas Image Deals High Stakes Sci-Fi In Lost Vegas
The creative team behind Return of the Dapper Men reunite for Lost Vegas from Image Comics, a sci-fi tale of high-stakes gambling and the biggest caper in the galaxy!  >>
Kill Shakespeare Creators Pull Back The Curtain With New Backstage Edition Kill Shakespeare Creators Pull Back The Curtain With New Backstage Edition
Kill Shakespeare creators Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery discuss the new Backstage Edition of their series, featuring annotations from noted Shakespearian scholars from North America. >>
The Comic That Inspired A Movement The Comic That Inspired A Movement
Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story was a comic book that was used in the late 1950s to spread the word of the burgeoning Civil Rights Movement. March co-writer Andrew Aydin discusses the historical comic, which has been brought into print by Top Shelf Productions.  >>

Saga Book 2 Saga Book 2
Image Comics
SAGA BOOK TWO continues the action-packed education of Hazel, a child born to star-crossed parents from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war. Collecting 18 issues of the smash-hit comic, this massive edition features a striking original cover from Fiona Staples, as well as a brand-new gallery of exclusive, never-before-seen SAGA artwork from legendary creators including CLIFF CHIANG, PIA GUERRA, FAITH ERIN HICKS, and MORE! >>
Walking Dead Volume 27: The Whisperer War Walking Dead Volume 27: The Whisperer War
Image Comics
The time has come. The forces are aligning. The war has begun! Has Rick brought about the demise of everything he's built? Or will he triumph once again? Know this... there will be a cost. Collects THE WALKING DEAD #157-162. >>
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Bestiary 6 Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Bestiary 6
Paizo
The End is Nigh! Truly legendary heroes require truly legendary foes, and now these world-ending menaces have arrived! Within this book, you'll find hundreds of monsters for use in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. >>
Monstress Volume 1: Awakening Monstress Volume 1: Awakening
Image Comics
Set in an alternate matriarchal 1900's Asia, in a richly imagined world of art deco-inflected steam punk, MONSTRESS tells the story of a teenage girl who is struggling to survive the trauma of war, and who shares a mysterious psychic link with a monster of tremendous power. >>
Disney Manga: Beauty & Beast - Belle's Tale Disney Manga: Beauty & Beast - Belle's Tale
Tokyopop
In Disney's live-action film "Beauty and the Beast," Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. This manga explores Belle's innermost thoughts as she learns that true beauty comes from within. >>
Rick and Morty Volume 1 Rick and Morty Volume 1
Oni Press
The hit comic book series based on Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s hilarious [adult swim] animated show RICK & MORTY is now available in its first collection! Join the excitement as depraved genius Rick Sanchez embarks on insane adventures with his awkward grandson Morty across the universe and across time. >>
Providence Act 1 Providence Act 1
Avatar Press
Alan Moore’s quintessential horror series has set the standard for a terrifying examination of the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Providence Act 1 Hard Cover edition that contains Providence issues #1-4. >>
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Art of the Cards Yu-Gi-Oh! The Art of the Cards
Udon Entertainment
Yu-Gi-Oh! THE ART OF THE CARDS collects the classic artwork of every real life playable card featured in the original Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL MONSTERS animated series. Featuring over 800 cards, this prestigious hardcover tome is the ultimate archive of the cards used by Yugi Muto, Joey Wheeler, Seto Kaiba, Mai Valentine and more in their battles to prove who truly has “the Heart of the Cards." >>
Doctor Who: Time Lord Fairy Tales Slipcase Doctor Who: Time Lord Fairy Tales Slipcase
Penguin Group (UK)
Read legendary stories of monsters and heroes from across the Whoniverse, in this beautifully illustrated collection of dark and dangerous Time Lord fairy tales. Now including a brand new story for 2016, 'The Emporer Dalek's New Clothes', this slipcase is the perfect keepsake for any true Doctor Who fan. >>
Divinity III: Stalinverse Divinity III: Stalinverse
Valiant Entertainment
Earth has a new god. The world you know is gone. Welcome to the Stalinverse, comrade. New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (4001 A.D.) and blockbuster artist Trevor Hairsine (DIVINITY II) bring you the Valiant Universe like you've never seen it before! >>