A cartoonist offers an unvarnished look at childbirth in this Chlorine Gardens exclusive

Cartoonist Keiler Roberts doesn’t shy away from pain in her autobiographical work, understanding that the hard parts of life are what make the joys so valuable. Her work is as delightful as it is harrowing, exploring how these different emotions often intersect. Her first book for Koyama Press, Sunburning, was full of…

8 graphic novels to get your kids hooked on comics

Comics for kids are an awesome gateway—you want to get your children closer to chapter books, and they provide lots of visual stimulation along with some basic reading comprehension. And a lot of comic book stores or bookstores even have a special kids’ section full of combined volumes for earlier readers. How do you…

A woman encounters her teenage self in this Luisa: Now And Then exclusive

If you could meet your teenage self, what would you say to them? Thirtysomething Luisa Arambol gets the opportunity to find out in Luisa: Now And Then. It’s the latest release from Humanoid’s Life Drawn line of graphic novels, which tell more grounded, intimate stories than the publisher’s signature sci-fi and fantasy…

Discover the wonders of fungi in this Mushroom Fan Club exclusive

It’s amazing what a pair of googly eyes and a smile can do. In her new Drawn & Quarterly children’s book, The Mushroom Fan Club, Elise Gravel turns fungi into adorable critters by giving the mushrooms facial expressions that create different personalities. Gravel’s book is an informative guide intended to inspire kids…