MARCH: BOOK TWO wins an Eisner Award!

We're all thrilled and honored for March: Book Two to've won the 2016 Eisner Award for Best Reality-Based Work! It was a deeply moving awards ceremony all around. Frankly, I don't see why people poo-poo the Eisner ceremony-- I always love being immersed in such a supportive community of folks, celebrating the hard work of their peers driven by ideas and the need to make something enduring. Go comics.

 

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March: Book Three debuted at San Diego Comic Con as well, closing out the trilogy. We had a fantastic panel Saturday morning, a massive children's march across the length of the convention center, and some packed signings all weekend. Thanks to everyone who came out, endured lines, and got a chance to say hey to The Man Himself, the great John Lewis.

 

March: Book Three will be available everywhere on August 2nd-- we'll be discussing the book that evening on The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC, and will have a big signing at the Tribeca Barnes & Noble in Manhattan on August 3rd at 6:00 pm. See you there! Stay posted for more upcoming events, talks, and signings-- thank you!

Team MARCH on The Rachel Maddow Show, and elsewhere in NYC!



Thanks to Rachel Maddow and her fantastic team for having us on her show a few days ago to discuss March: Book Two! Here's our segment, though I highly recommend first watching her previous segment about Gandhi's methods and tactics influencing a young John Lewis, perfectly setting the stage and context.



Afterwards, one of the producers snuck us in for a quick tour of the Saturday Night Live set! I managed to sneak on the band stage for a moment, absorbing the weight of both friends and musical heroes who've shared that platform. Absolutely mind-shredding!



We also did a discussion & signing at the Federal Reserve (!)-- here's a photo of Andrew Aydin ruling the school, tying ever-increasing student loan debt to further disenfranchisement of adults from activism, risk, homeownership, entrepreneurship, and generally moving forward as a people, citing the Fed's own report:



We also spoke to a few hundred talented students in Brooklyn-- and in a trip highlight, our opener was this band of elementary school students, slaying to a cover of The White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army":



That evening, we did another great discussion and signing at the Brooklyn Central Library, where I had the good fortune of running into old friends Aaron Cometbus and Joshua Peach. Thanks, everyone, for coming out to listen and discuss-- I really wish I could've stayed longer! 



Tomorrow night-- The Rachel Maddow Show!

2015 Events Schedule

My 2015 events schedule is getting finalized, so here are several coming up-- including an interview about March: Book Two on The Rachel Maddow Show with my collaborators! More info soon.

View my 2015 schedule here-- updated regularly!

Also, this Thursday, March 26th, I'll be taking over Chicago Ideas Week's Instagram account to cover March and some of my other work, leading up to Rep. John Lewis' Chicago Ideas talk on March 31st.

MARCH interview on The Rachel Maddow Show!


On November 7th, I was honored to speak with Rachel Maddow on her show, alongside my March co-writers John Lewis & Andrew Aydin. Here's Top Shelf's coverage of the evening, and here is the interview from the show.

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March: Book One shot to the #12 best-selling book on Amazon for much of the next day, and the limited hardcover printing sold out completely the next morning. Thanks so much for the support and interest!

All three of us will be at the Miami International Book Fair from November 21-23... more info on that in the next few days.


NYC signing tomorrow + appearance on Rachel Maddow!

If you're in the New York City area, I'll be signing copies of March with my collaborators John Lewis and Andrew Aydin-- we'll be at the DOWNTOWN branch of Midtown Comics (64 Fulton St.) from 6-7 pm. See you there!

That evening, we'll all be guests on The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC at 9pm EST to discuss March. This is a very exciting moment for comics, and I'm honored to be a part of it. Tune in if you can, and spread the word!