COVER REVEAL: Raina Telgemeier’s ‘Sisters’

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TweetLast year Raina Telgemeier announced that she had signed a two-book deal with Scholastic, with the first of her two projects, Sisters, due for release in Fall 2014. Well! As that date draws closer and closer, both she and Scholastic have kindly shared the cover for the book with The Beat!

Telegemeier announces Smile follow-up, Sisters

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While cartoonist Raina Telgemeier has been revealing a few details of her next graphic novel on her tour for Drama, Publishers Weekly made it official: her next book will be a companion of sorts to the autobiographical Smile. Called Sisters it deals with “the inner workings of [Telgemeier’s] family,” specifically, her relationship with her young sister, which as you can see from the above artwork posted on her blog, wasn’t always smooth sailing.

East Coast, West Coast Fun

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Torsten gave a fantastic review of things to do this weekend but I’ll focus on two fun events for the Maine and Washington people, who desperately should enjoy themselves while the sun is still out!

Convention report: Dave Roman on Quai des Bulles

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Imagine a cartoonist-centric comic convention, held in a city that is equal parts Kiki’s Delivery Service and the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, and you get a small taste of what it’s like to attend Quai des Bulles. You would have to consume many delicious butter-filled pastries to get the full taste!

31 days of Halloween: Raina Telgemeier's fall tour

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Raina Telgemeier sent along the itinerary of her fall tour which begins a APE and ends at the Long Beach Comic-Con, with a barnstorming tour of the west in between — plus the art fits right in with our holiday theme!

Hope Larson & Raina Telgemeier

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Tweet This weekend before MoCCA will be the second Drink & Draw Like a Lady, hosted by Hope Larson & Raina Telgemeier. Both ladies also have new YA graphic novels out this spring, creating a synergy that demanded an interview this week! What are your new books about? HL: Mercury is the story of two […]