Five boys bike into the mystical unknown in this This Was Our Pact exclusive

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Learning how to ride a bike is one of the earliest opportunities young people get to explore their independence, gaining the ability to move farther away from the parents and home than is possible on just two legs. The young characters of Ryan Andrews’ new First Second graphic novel, This Was Our Pact, use their bikes…

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https://aux.avclub.com/five-boys-bike-into-the-mystical-unknown-in-this-this-w-1835375328

A New Graphic Novel Explores How Racism Made Weed Illegal

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For the last few years, a wave of legislation has been decriminalizing the recreational use of marijuana all across the United States. Cannabis advocates have long said that it should never have been illegal. The story of how the substance became outlawed in the first place combines willful ignorance, petty careerism,…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/a-new-graphic-novel-explores-how-racism-made-weed-illeg-1834116691

Get a Big Look Inside the Next Adventure Zone Graphic Novel

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Last year, the first graphic novel adaptation of the McElroy brothers’ wildly successful RPG podcast The Adventure Zone rocked the comics world, soaring to the top of the New York Times’ trade-fiction bestseller list as the first graphic novel to do so. Now, the gang’s back for a second round—and io9 has a look inside!

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/get-a-big-look-inside-the-next-adventure-zone-graphic-n-1832469057