Internationally renowned publisher Humanoids announced today their presence at the 2023 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from April 22-23, 2023. Readers and fans can find Humanoids at Booth #832 (Hero Complex), at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California with an exciting early debut of their newest graphic novels, BLACK CAT SOCIAL CLUB and SAP HUNTERS.
Humanoids, home to the critically acclaimed imprints Humanoids, Life Drawn, and BiG, will debut the following highly anticipated new graphic novels at the festival.
BLACK CAT SOCIAL CLUB from Annie Award-nominated writer Christopher Painter, highly acclaimed artist Bob Quinn, colorists Meg Casey and Fred C. Stesing, and letterer Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou, about a trio of punk rock witches who cast spells with their songs to battle corporate demon jerks, defeat rival witch bands, save the world, and get to the next gig, debuting at LA Times Festival of Books and available in stores April 25.
SAP HUNTERS from French science fiction author Laurent Genefort, skillfully adapted by Alexandre Ristorcelli and translated by Montana Kane, about a distant planet where the World Tree is dying, threatening the lives of all the clans that inhabit it. Can the Sap Hunters find the source of its sickness in time? Debuting at LA Times Festival of Books and available in stores April 25.
The publisher will also debut brand new tote bags, as well as making available for purchase an array of new releases and global bestsellers ranging in genre from science-fiction, fantasy and thriller to comedy, adventure and children’s tales, including but not limited to:
THE INCAL by Alejandro Jodorowsky & Mœbius
OMNI by Devin Grayson, Alitha E. Martinez, Melody Cooper, Enid Balám, Cris Bolson, Giovanni Valletta & Bryan Valenza
BARBARELLA by Jean-Claude Forest & Kelly Sue DeConnick
LUISA: NOW AND THEN by Carole Maurel & Mariko Tamaki
THE TWILIGHT MAN: ROD SERLING AND THE BIRTH OF TELEVISION by Koren Shadmi
STORYBOARDING FOR WIM WENDERS by Stéphane Lemardelé
YOUNG KATHERINE JOHNSON by Augel
THE OATES & THE ELPHYNE by Michael Walsh, Dee Cunniffe, & Clayton Cowles
SHY NINJA by Ricardo Sanchez, Arianna Florean & Adara Sanchez
The highly acclaimed publishing house was founded by legendary French creators Jean Giraud (known as Mœbius), Philippe Druillet, and Jean-Pierre Dionnet in 1974, and will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year.