graphic novels

The Female Warriors From 'Black Panther' Are Getting Their Own Comic Series

Wakanda's elite female warriors are getting their own comic book series. Binti author Nnedi Okorafor is writing a Black Panther spin-off, Wakanda Forever, which features the Dora Milaje — T'Challa's personal bodyguards — in a starring role. Wakanda F…
By Kristian Wilson

Here's A Sneak Peek Of The Feminist Graphic Novels That Need To Be On Your TBR

Bustle is pleased to announce that two new feminist graphic novels are on their way to a bookstore near you, courtesy of Drawn + Quarterly. The graphic-novel publisher will unveil Dirty Plotte: The Complete Julie Doucet by Julie Doucet and Love That …
By Kristian Wilson

This "Jane Eyre" Graphic Novel Is The Modernization You've Been Dying For

Heads up, Brontë fans! A graphic novel based on Jane Eyre is coming soon from The Devil Wears Prada screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna. First announced by Entertainment Weekly back in February, Jane comes this fall to your favorite bookstore. McKenna w…
By Kristian Wilson

Anthony Bourdain's Book Is Perfect For Both Foodies & Horror Lovers

Get Jiro! author and world-renowned chef Anthony Bourdain is releasing a comic book series filled with foodie ghost stories. Bourdain's Hungry Ghosts will be one of the first series published by Karen Berger's new Dark Horse Comics imprint, Berger Bo…
By Kristian Wilson

Gerard Way Is Back With A New Project — Comic Books

More than a year after DC Entertainment revealed that the former My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way would be curating the publisher's Young Animal imprint, the first volume of Doom Patrol, illustrated by Nick Derington and colored by Tamra Bonvi…
By Kristian Wilson

Upcoming Graphic Novel 'Brazen' Tells The Story Of Game-Changing Women

If you loved Rejected Princesses and Almost Famous Women, you're going to love this new graphic novel. Pénélope Bagieu's Brazen tells the stories of game-changing women from around the globe, and I've got a sneak peak at one of the more than 25 mini-…
By Kristian Wilson

Marvel Cancels Ta-Nehisi Coates' Black Panther Comic

This week began with sad news for progressive comic book fans on Sunday, as Marvel cancelled Black Panther & The Crew, Ta-Nehisi Coates' anti-police brutality comic. The story focused on five black superheroes — Black Panther, Luke Cage, Manifold, Mi…
By Kristian Wilson

Literary Graphic Novels You'll Love — Even If You've Never Read One Before

Today, anything that smells even slightly of comic books gets a bad rap in some circles, which is why I've put together a list of 11 literary graphic novels all book nerds should read. Even if you've never picked up an Archie comic, these graphic nov…
By Kristian Wilson

George Takei Is Writing A Graphic Novel About Internment Camps

Star Trek actor and everyone's favorite meme-promoter George Takei is writing a graphic memoir about his experiences growing up during World War II. Takei previously starred in the Broadway musical Allegiance, which was also based on his time in the …
By Kristian Wilson

This Graphic Novel Is A Timeless Ode To Single Life In The City

Originally published in 2005, Vanessa Davis' Spaniel Rage is getting a re-release from graphic novel publisher Drawn + Quarterly. Begun as a project to draw something every day, Spaniel Rage is a lasting testament to being single in the city as a col…
By Kristian Wilson

Margaret Atwood Recommends Her Fave Graphic Novels

With the second volume of her first graphic novel series due out next week, Angel Catbird author Margaret Atwood spoke with Bustle to talk about what's next for her offbeat superhero, and she dropped an update about The Handmaid's Tale graphic novel!…
By Kristian Wilson

11 Powerful Graphic Novels For Black History Month

Every winter for the last 91 years, February has been known as a time to celebrate black Americans, first during a week-long event, and later, a month-long commemoration. While there are a million ways to honor the annual celebration, from watching i…
By Sadie Trombetta

Graphic Story Collections To Add To Your TBR

What could be better than a short story collection combined with a graphic novel? Honestly, I think this is one of those combinations — like peanut butter and jelly or Nutella and pretty much anything — where the individual parts complement each othe…
By Britny Brooks

NYT Lists No Longer Feature Graphic Books

For the last eight years, The New York Times Best Seller Lists have included so-called "graphic books": hardcover graphic novels, trade paperbacks, and manga. Now, those divisions are on the newspaper's cull list, and the move could do major damage t…
By Kristian Wilson

7 Graphic Novels You May Have Missed In 2016

Adult fiction didn't sell well last year, with sales figures dipping by about 1 percent from 2015's numbers. But graphic novel sales went up in 2016, and that's something to celebrate. Publisher's Weekly calls graphic novel sales "the lone bright spo…
By Kristian Wilson

Sarah Glidden Writes About How Journalism Is Done

In 2010, a small group of journalists and friends spent two months in Turkey, Iraq, and Syria to collect a laundry list of stories about war, displacement, immigration, deportation, and life before, during, and after major conflicts. Out now from Dra…
By Kristian Wilson

Cumberbatch's 'Strange' Costume Needed This

It's beyond clear that Marvel's latest film, Doctor Strange , is the MCU's strangest offering to date. The film tells the story of a gifted neurosurgeon who, after getting in a car accident and losing function in his hands, abandons his practice in t…
By Anna Klassen

Wonder Woman Stamps Are Now Available

Start writing letters, people. The U.S. Postal Service has partnered with DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products to produce Wonder Woman stamps in honor of the character's 75th anniversary. The Forever stamps come in four designs, repres…
By Kristian Wilson

'Zita The Spacegirl' Is Getting A Film Adaptation

As pearl clutchers panic over declining print sales, one illustrator is riding a career high. Ben Hatke's children's graphic novel series, Zita the Spacegirl , is getting a film adaptation from Fox Animation and Chernin Entertainment, and he's got a …
By Kristian Wilson

'American Gods' Is Going To Be A Comic Book

Brace yourselves, Neil Gaiman fans, because an American Gods comic book adaptation is coming in 2017. The series will be divided into three parts — Shadow, My Ainsel, and The Moment of the Storm — totaling 27 installments, and will be written by P. C…
By Kristian Wilson