Comic and Graphic Novel Authors at the 2017 Miami Book Fair

Penelope Bagieu, California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot Before The Mamas & the Papas
In Mike Cavallro’s science fiction/fantasy, Decelerate Blue, a young woman is recruited into a resistance movement to resist a world in which speed and efficiency are everything, but can they succeed before the powers that be shut down their utopian experiment?
In Nidhi Chanani’s first graphic novel, Pashmina, a girl growing up in the US wonders about her Indian heritage, until a mysterious pashmina transports her to a place more vivid and colorful than any guidebook or Bollywood film.  (children/elem)
In Kim Dwinell’s graphic novel, Surfside Girls: The Secret of Danger Point, Samantha and her friend start investigating the weird stuff happening in Surfside–like ghosts, and pirates, and something even scarier!  (children/elem)
Take That, Adolf! is a compilation of more than 500 stunningly restored comics covers published during World War II featuring America’s greatest super-villain curated by film scholar Mark Fertig, who also contributes an introductory essay examining comics’ coming-of-age amidst the greatest cataclysm in modern history.
At its core, Michel Fiffe’s comic, Zegas is a collection of interactions that map out orphaned siblings’ most primal concerns: survival, sex, and mortality.
In Nicole J. Georges’ gorgeous graphic novel Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home she chronicles her symbiotic, codependent relationship with Beija, and probes what it means to care for and be responsible to another living thing—a living thing that occasionally lunges at toddlers.
Eric Grissom’s science fiction graphic novel Gregory Suicide takes readers into a frightening future.
Erin Hicks’s Eisner Award-winning The Adventures of Superhero Girlpresents the re-released, expanded version, featuring two new stories, and new art. (Expanded Edition) (children/elem)
Matt Holm, Swing It, Sunny (children/elem)
Janet Lee’s Eisner-winning graphic novel, Return of the Dapper Men, blends clockwork whimsy with majestic art-nouveau visuals, into a hand-crafted fairy tale that feels both familiar and entirely new. (children/elem)
George O’Connor’s Artemis: Wild Goddess of the Hunt is a graphic novel that portrays the myth behind the Greek goddess Artemis.
In Molly Knox Ostertag’sgraphic novel The Witch Boy, a boy identifies as a witch in a family where all boys become shapeshifters.
In Mimi Pond’s graphic novel The Customer is Always Wrong, a young woman’s art career begins to lift off as those around her succumb to addiction and alcoholism.
Nate Powell’s Omnibox: Featuring Swallow Me Whole, Any Empire, & You Don’tSay
Trina Robbins, Last Girl Standing
Jason Shiga’s graphic novel Demon 2 is the second installment in a four volume mystery adventure about the shocking chaos one highly rational and utterly sociopathic man can create in the world, given a single simple supernatural power.
In his new comic book, Terms and Conditions master satirist Robert Sikoryak tackles the iTunes contract everyone agrees to but no one reads.
Mariko Tamaki’s graphic novel for children, Lumberjanes: Unicorn Power! (Lumberjanes #1) follows a group of unusual girls who have supernatural adventures at a special summer camp.
Tillie Walden’s graphic memoir Spinning, captures what it’s like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving behind everything you used to know.
Scott Westerfeld’s The Spill is a graphic novel that follows the aftermath of an industrial spill in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Secret Coders: Secrets & Sequences is the third book in the graphic children’s novel Secret Coders series from Gene Luen Yang; in this installment, Principal Dean demands the secret coders turn over their most powerful robot.


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