Raina Telgemeier Archives

New York Times Bestseller Lists For 2020
And while Dav Pilkey's Cat Kid Comic Club topped the list in January 2021, the biggest seller throughout the year, was Raina Telgemeier with Guts, Smile and Drama continuing to sell massive numbers and dominate the charts With also strong performances from Nathan W Pyle's Strange Planet and Stranger Planet, My Hero Academia by Kohei[...]
New York Times Bestseller Lists For Graphic Novels in April and May
image from Scholastic. New York Times Bestseller Lists For Graphic Books and Manga – April 2020 GUTS by Raina Telgemeier Scholastic Raina finds her tummy trouble might be more than it first appears to be when she goes back to school. BABY-SITTERS LITTLE SISTER: KAREN'S WITCH by Ann M Martin Illustrated by Katy Farina Scholastic Karen wants to[...]
Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition
Expect more big wins from this trio. Raina Telgemeier (Up) The second best-selling comic book creator in America, with her graphic novels constantly topping the proper bookseller lists as Scholastic Book Printing presses were reserved in advance for her two 2019 volumes, Share Your Smile and Guts So many of DC and Marvel's bookstore-aimed titles are[...]
“Guts”: Raina Telgemeier’s Latest Graphic Novel Tackles Childhood Fears [Review]
Raina Telgemeier is the Children's Laureate of Graphic Novels Her books are the bestselling graphic novels in America because they matter to children Guts is her latest and continues her streak of stories that explore childhood fears and anxieties. Guts is about stomach trouble and fear of illness It starts with young Raina and her mother[...]
The Best-Selling American Comic Book Of 2019 is Out This Week
It's by Raina Telgemeier And it follows bestselling original graphic novels such as Sisters, Smile, Drama and Ghosts – and my daughter has been asking if it is out for most of the last six months It is currently the second best-selling book on Amazon, just behind Margaret Atwood's sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, Testaments. A[...]
Tonight, Midtown Comic Hosts One Of Its Biggest Ever Signings - Raina Telegemier
Raina Telgemeier's Share Your Smile, her how-to-make-comics guide was published last month (a week early in comic stores too) and today Midtown Comics Downtown has the author and the best-selling Western comic book creator through its doors to sign copies. The signing will run from 7pm and will be an open signing, first come first served,[...]
Raina Telgemeier drama banned books
For 2016, the American Library Association had a record year for comic books in their Top 10 Frequently Challenged list — or the Banned Books list. This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki topped the chart, with Drama by Raina Telgemeier at number two Big Hard Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky landed[...]
Raina Telgemeier Wins McDuffie Kids' Comics Award, Holds Oprah-Style Comic Giveaway
Time to add yet another award to Raina Telgemeier's long list of accolades The children's graphic novel mogul won the third annual Dwayne McDuffy Award For Kids Comics at the Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival in Michigan this weekend for her 2016 book Ghosts, according to a press release from the convention's website Telgemeier used[...]
A Love Letter From Creators: Preview A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz Out This Week
Garrity, Melanie Gillman, Zac Gorman, Jimmy Gownley, Matt Groening, Dan Hipp, Keith Knight, Mike Kunkel, Roger Langridge, Jeff Lemire, Jonathan Lemon, Patrick McDonnell, Tony Millionaire, Caleb Monroe, Terry Moore, Dustin Nguyen, Molly Ostertag, Lincoln Peirce, Paul Pope, Hilary Price, Liz Prince, Stan Sakai, Chris Schweizer, Ryan Sook, Jeremy Sorese, Raina Telgemeier, Richard Thompson, Tom Tomorrow,[...]
Things To Do In New York This Week If You Like Comics(UPDATE)
Amy and Brandon will also be giving away a free 11×17 print to anyone who purchases the book. Wednesday, July 9th The Astoria Bookshop at 31-29 31st Street in Astoria, Queens, New York, will host Raina Telgemeier and Dave Roman at 6:30PM for a drawing party to celebrate their new graphic novel Comics Squad: Recess[...]