First Second Books

First Second Books
Industry Publishing
Products Graphic novels
Parent Roaring Brook Press (Macmillan Publishers)
Website Official website

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 launched in U.S. stores and online in May 2006. 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.


In 2010, First Second Books entered the world of webcomics. Sailor Twain by Mark Siegel, Zahra's Paradise by Amir and Khalil, and Tune by Derek Kirk Kim were all serialized on the Internet, and were all published as printed books by First Second.

Spring 2015


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