Boxers (Boxers & Saints)

colored by Lark Pien published by First Second Books recommended for High School and Up available… [more]

Boxers (Boxers & Saints) Boxers (Boxers & Saints)

Saints (Boxers & Saints)

colored by Lark Pien published by First Second Books recommended for High School and Up available… [more]

Saints (Boxers & Saints) Saints (Boxers & Saints)

The Shadow Hero

illustrated by Sonny Liew lettered by Janice Chiang published by First Second Books recommended for… [more]

The Shadow Hero The Shadow Hero

Level Up

illustrated by Thien Pham published by First Second Books recommended for Middle School… [more]

Level Up Level Up

The Eternal Smile

illustrated by Derek Kirk Kim published by First Second Books recommended for High School and Up available… [more]

The Eternal Smile The Eternal Smile

Prime Baby

colored by Derek Kirk Kim published by First Second Books recommended for Middle School… [more]

Prime Baby Prime Baby

American Born Chinese

colored by Lark Pien published by First Second Books recommended for High School and Up, or Middle… [more]

American Born Chinese American Born Chinese
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The Runaway Mommy

The Runaway Mommy

Jane Kuo, a friend of mine from college, recently released a lovely children’s book (or maybe parents’ book?) called The Runaway Mommy.  The illustrations by Scott Rim are charming, and anyone who’s in the midst of the heaven and the hell of parenthood will be able to relate.  Jane’s story reminds parents of what they had to give up, but also argues that it was worth it.  Read More →

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Ten Reasons Toph Beifong Should Be Your Hero

Ten Reasons Toph Beifong Should Be Your Hero

Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Rift Part 1 will be available at your local comic shop tomorrow!  (It’ll be out in bookstores on March 18.)  The Rift is arguably the most Toph-ilicious comic book ever — the entire story focuses on our favorite Metalbender’s friendship with the Avatar. In celebration, I present to you ten reasons why Toph Beifong makes for a better hero than ten-years-from-now... [Read more...]

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