Meet comics creators Shauna Grant and Daniel McCloskey in this in-depth look at their debut graphic novels, MIMI AND THE CUTIE CATASTROPHE and CLOUD TOWN!! Shauna and Daniel will discuss their journey to publication, how they developed their signature styles, and what's on the …Read More
Sitting from left to right: Ryan Estrada, Gareth Hinds, Jarad Greene, Janet Lee. Ryan gets the award for most dedicated conference traveler – he came all the way from Busan, Korea, to attend the show!
Over the last weekend in June, I attended the American …Read More
On June 29th at 12:30-1:30pm EST join us for our June Book Launch! We welcome an amazing panel of graphic novel creators:
Louie Stowell, with Loki: A Bad God's Guide to Being GoodKat Fajardo, with Miss QuincesRosemary Mosco & Binglin Hu, with Expedition Backyard: Exploring Nature from …Read More
The idea of compiling a graphic novel “pitch” for agents and editors might feel overwhelming. You probably have plenty of questions, and you might be worried that you’ll run afoul of some little rule or requirement that automatically sends your pitch into the rejection …Read More
Writing a graphic novel for children may initially seem not all that different from writing a picture book or chapter book. You write the story, maybe put it into a screenwriting template to satisfy the format, throw in some panels and page turns, and …Read More
Announcing the KCU 2022 Masterclass
On Thursday, February 24th at 12:30 PM EST, we are offering a FREE online Masterclass hosted by agent & KCU founder Janna Morishima and author-illustrator Rivkah LaFille.
"Write! Draw! Publish! Sell! Your Kids Graphic Novel"
In the Masterclass, you'll learn how to:
Develop Your Work: Using …Read More
Announcing the KCU Scholarship
Sometimes it can be struggle to improve your craft. The time, the resources, the uncertainties... the expense!
That’s why we are excited to announce the Kids Comics Unite SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM!
Those who are awarded a scholarship will receive full paid tuition to Kids …Read More
A little while ago, I read a new picture book, The Dreamer, by Korean artist Il Sung Na. It tells the story of a wistful, inventive pig who loves to watch birds soaring through the air.
“If only I could fly, too,” he thinks.
Before long, his dream turns into …Read More