Indie Edge August 2013: Paul Pope

This month’s featured creator is…


Paul Pope is the acclaimed author-illustrator of Batman: Year 100, Heavy Liquid, and 100%. Known for his frenetic, high-energy artwork and action-packed, genre-bending storytelling, Pope has won three Eisner Awards. His latest book is the epic Battling Boy from First Second Books. He lives and works in New York City.

New and Classic Works from Paul Pope!

Battling Boy (See page 320 of the August PREVIEWS One Trick Rip-Off: Deep Cuts TP (JUN130487) The Death of Haggard West (MAY131160)


Paul Pope, what fun titles are you reading?

The Adventures of Jodelle by Guy Peellaert—This book came out earlier this year, but it's my vote for best book of 2013. It’s a fantastic new edition of the classic Pop Art masterpiece which went on to influence a lot of late ’60s media. Peellaert was a bona fide multimedia artist who turned to comics, invented new coloring techniques, and created a surreal and sexy masterwork.

The Adventures of Jodelle HC (NOV121175)

Boxers & Saints by Gene Yang—My label-mate Gene Yang's latest book is actually a diptych — two books revolving around the history of the Boxer Rebellion and the mysterious role the mythical Chinese gods play during the battle. As with Battling Boy, this season he and I are both releasing books involving mythology and young heroes, both with :01 First Second Books.

Boxers GN (JUL131151)
Saints GN
Boxers & Saints Boxed Set

RASL by Jeff Smith—My good friend Jeff Smith's latest project is a departure from his multi-million seller, Bone. Science Fiction, Tesla, and a lot of action. And of course, great story and art. The RASL hardcover is also out this season.

The Complete RASL HC (JUL130970)

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