First Second Books

First Second Books is an American publisher of graphic novels. An imprint of Roaring Brook Press, part of Holtzbrinck Publishers, First Second publishes fiction, biographies, personal memoirs, history, visual essays, and comics journalism.

First Second Books
ProductsGraphic novels
ParentRoaring Brook Press (Macmillan Publishers)
WebsiteOfficial website


First Second launched in U.S. stores and online in May 2006.[1] It was distributed by Macmillan in the rest of the English-speaking world. After the merger in 2010, Macmillan distributes all of the books.

It is headed by editorial director Mark Siegel.[2]



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  3. ^ Shiach, Kieran (2016-12-08). "First Second Unveils New Titles For Fall 2017 By Tillie Walden, Gene Luen Yang, Ben Hatke, Gigi D.G., Andy Hirsch And More". ComicsAlliance.
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  7. ^ Entertainment Weekly: First Look at First Second's Winter 2017–18 Graphic Novels
  8. ^ Entertainment Weekly: First Look at First Second's Spring 2018 Graphic Novels
  9. ^ "Fall 2018 First Second Cover Reveal". First Second Books. 2018-01-08.

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