After launching graphic novel lines at Andrews McMeel and Lion Forge, Andrea Colvin has joined Hachette with big plans for graphic novels at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. more red_arrow.gif
Black Girl Genius: Talking with Devin Grayson and Alitha E. Martinez
The creators of Humanoids’ new graphic novel Omni: The Doctor Is In, a hybrid medical mystery/paranormal thriller, talk with PW about creating a contemporary black female genius superhero. more red_arrow.gif
A Charming Tale for Fans of Japanese Folklore
There are animals occasionally born with great powers. Senzou the black fox is one of those—but he abused his strength until the Sun Goddess imprisoned him for his bad behavior. Three hundred years later, he's finally been released—but on one condition: he can't regain his powers until he successfully helps a tanuki cub named Manpachi become an assistant to the gods. (Sponsored) more red_arrow.gif
Interview: PW Talks with Mark Russell
Comics writer Mark Russell talks with PW about writing the controversial graphic novel Second Coming, a satire about Jesus Christ returning to earth, this time with Earth's mightiest superhero as his roommate. more red_arrow.gif

Interview: PW Talks With Lawrence Wright
Wright talks with PW about his new novel, a chillingly prescient, hair-raisingly plausible, geopolitical narrative constructed around a deadly pandemic that starts in Indonesia and invites an uncomfortable comparison to our dire contemporary moment. more red_arrow.gif
Review: Keep Calm and Log On by Gillian “Gus” Andrews
Disguised as a handbook for technophobic dummies, Andrews book is actually a lively guide to media literacy, online privacy, digital security, and online culture, that will be as useful to tech newbies as it will be to digital warriors. More red_arrow.gif
Review: Of Mice and Minestrone: Hap and Leonard the Early Years by Joe R. Lansdale
Five funny, gritty, insightful stories starring the Edgar award-winning Lansdale’s unlikely Texas private eye duo: the straight, white, and liberal Hap Collins and his partner Leonard Pine, a gay, black conservative.

This Week on the More to Come Podcast
This week the More to Come crew—Calvin Reid, Heidi “The Beat” MacDonald and Kate Fitzsimons—discuss the recent spate of comics events canceled or postponed (among them Emerald City Comic Con, MoCCA Arts Fest, and WonderCon) due to the spread of the new coronavirus; plus Heidi reports on C2E2, including DC publisher Jim Lee after the departure of Dan DiDio, plus an interview with comics creator and novelist Joe Hill of the 'Locke and Key' and 'Heart Shaped Box' from C2E2. More red_arrow.gif

DC’s new YA graphic novel The Oracle Code by Marieke Nijkamp with art by Manuel Preitano updates the Batman legend of Barbara Gordon, daughter of Gotham City police commissioner James Gordon, who is paralyzed after she becomes the victim of a gunshot wound. Reimagined by Nijkamp, an autistic YA author and advocate for the disabled, Babs Gordon is now a wheelchair-bound teenager struggling emotionally with her disability, newly and reluctantly enrolled in Gotham City’s Arkham Center for Independence to learn to adapt to her condition. But she’s also a world class hacker who turns sleuth when she realizes something’s not quite right at the facility when patients start disappearing. In this 13-page excerpt Babs slowly comes out of her shell, trains using her wheelchair, and teams with a patient whose brother is missing in an effort figure out what’s going on. The Oracle Code was published this month by DC Graphic Novels for Young Readers. Click the image above to view the full excerpt.

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