Hope Larson (Batgirl, A Wrinkle in Time), returns to writing and illustrating graphic novels with All Summer Long, a middle grades coming-of-age story about friendship. The 176-page, hardcover volume will be in stores May 1 for an MSRP of $21.99.
Animus from Antoine Revoy is a 224-page young adult story about a haunted playground in a quiet Japanese neighborhood. Inspired by horror manga, the volume will be in stores on May 8. MSRP for the trade paperback is $16.99.
Toys come to life in the younger readers fantasy Chasma Knights from writer Kate Reed Petty and artist Boya Sun. The 128-page hardcover comes to shelves on May 15 for an MSRP of $16.99.
One Day a Dot helps younger readers explore the origin of the universe. The 40-page hardcover is written by Ian Lendler and illustrated by Braden Lamb and Shelli Paroline. It will be on sale May 22 for an MSRP of $17.99.
Writer Jason Carter Eaton and illustrator Matt Rockefeller bring a fantastical twist to blowing and popping bubbles in Pop!, a 40-page hardcover for younger readers. The book will be in stores on July 3 for an MSRP of $17.99.
The Adventure Zone: Here Be Gerblins brings the popular podcast from brothers Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy and their father Clint to comics. The 224-page trade paperback about three D&D characters and their interfering DM is drawn by Carey Pietsch. It will be on sale July 17 at an MSRP of $19.99.
Idle Days explores grief during World War II as Jerome flees the Canadian draft and discovers a gruesome mystery in his grandfather’s remote cabin. Written by Thomas Desaulniers-Brousseau and drawn by Simon Leclere, the 272-page trade paperback will be on sale August 14. MSRP is $19.99.
First Second is also releasing s number of new volumes in ongoing series:
- Cucumber Quest: The Melody Kingdom by Gigi D.G., on sale May 29
- Quirk’s Quest: The Lost and the Found by Robert Christie and Deborah Lang, on sale June 26
- The Dam Keeper: World Without Darkness by Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi, on sale July 10
- Spill Zone: The Broken Vow by Scott Westerfeld and Alex Puvilland, on sale July 10
- Delilah Dirk and the Pillars of Hercules by Tony Cliff, on sale August 7
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