2022 marks the year that Hexael Rivera accomplished his dream of becoming a published author. The full-time educator and student, who idolizes J. R. R. Tolkien (Lord of the Rings), has loved storytelling and world-building since his youth. This past summer he released The Intricate Code, the first book in his steampunk fantasy series Mysteries of Sirlionheart (illustrated by Phrygian Bayona). His literature is targeted towards readers … Read the rest
The Daily Show host, comedian, and author Trevor Noah‘s blockbuster autobiography, Born a Crime: Stories from an African Childhood, is becoming a film. Noah will co-produce his biopic through his production company, along with Norman Aladjem of Mainstay Entertainment, Derek Van Pelt, Sanaz Yamin and actress, Lupita Nyong’o. Nyong’o will portray Noah’s mother and hero, Patricia.
Born a Crime was published in November 2016 by Spiegel & Grau… Read the rest
Rising artist-star Lisa DuBois recently chatted with So Booking Cool about the brand new Rugrats comic book series, published by BOOM! Studios. The Michigan-based illustrator always knew she wanted to be an artist and envisioned creating animations. Check out the full interview with DuBois to learn how she got started, her advice for aspiring comic book artists, the challenges that come with being an illustrator, why maintaining good health is … Read the rest
Today we had the pleasure of speaking with the Ignatz Award-winning cartoonist and New York Times bestselling author Box Brown, who wrote André the Giant: Life and Legend (First Second Books, graphic novel publisher). Brown talks starting his career at 25, founding his publishing company, Retrofit Comics, and the upcoming Rugrats comic book series he’s writing (Boom!Studios Publishing). He collaborated with First Second Books again, last year, when he published… Read the rest