Luisa: Now and then


***YALSA's 2019 Best Fiction for Young Adults List***

“Sumptuously drawn.” ― PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (Starred Review)

“A poignant time travel story with a queer romance angle.... Tamaki has significant experience exploring teenage characters in books like Skim and the Eisner Award-winning This One Summer, and she takes Nanette McGuinness’ translated dialogue and adapts it for an American ear…. Maurel and Tamaki take
these women on a powerful journey through their past and future.”—AV CLUB

“A stunning book. … Unique and sweet.”

"A funny, touching, and beautifully illustrated and colored story about self-acceptance."―LIBRARY JOURNAL

"It’s not just the best comic I’ve read in years, it’s the best book I’ve read in years. It moved me deeply and uses the medium brilliantly. Highly recommended." – MARK WAID

***Featured in Publishers Weekly& Best Summer Reads, 2018***

***Featured in NPR's Guide to Great Reads 2018***

***Featured in ICV2's Summer YA Graphic Novel Pick Hits***

***Featured in Shelf Awareness Stand-Up Comics: Same Love***

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Hedy Lamarr: An Incredible Life

“Translated from the original French, the gorgeous comic from Humanoids is a celebration of the life and work of Lamarr, and it’s clear that the creators are huge admirers of the trailblazing inventor, devoting their story to her role in taking down the Nazi regime and inventing what would go on to make cell phones and the Internet possible.” ― NERDIST

“Of all the complex lives movie stars have lived, arguably none have been more complex, contradictory and fascinating than that of Hedy Lamarr, the so-called “most beautiful woman in the world” was was simultaneously the star of such films as Samson and Delilah and Boom Town and also the co-creator of work that would later be used in the creation of Bluetooth technology. A new graphic novel from Humanoids, Hedy Lamarr: An Incredible Life, tells the actor’s story anew, and in the process, brings her astonishing accomplishments to life once again…. [as] a fast-paced, fun biography.”         

“A fascinating tale ... Thoroughly recommended.”―TRIPWIRE

" enjoyable tribute." ― FORCES OF GEEK

"...this graphic novel is wonderful. It’s a really accessible format that all ages can enjoy." ― FANGIRL NATION

"...a graphic novelization of her life from writer William Roy and artist Sylvain Dorange that you’ve gotta see."  ― io9

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Madame Cat

“Expressive and funny, capturing all the cat things we hate and love.”

"In these dark times, we could all use some furry distraction.”

"...true to life, brimming with the joy, frustration, humor, and love that comes with being a pet parent."

"With narrative mastery, creator Nancy Peña has created something truly delightful and effervescent that will appeal to cat lovers of all ages. " 

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