PRESS RELEASE: This fall, Dark Horse Books will publish one of the most eagerly anticipated and unusual books of the year: ANGEL CATBIRD, the first graphic novel by Margaret Atwood, the Man Booker Award-winning author of The Blind Assassin, The Handmaid’s Tale, and The Heart Goes Last. For her first graphic novel, Atwood is collaborating with artist Johnnie Christmas (Sheltered) and colorist Tamra Bonvillain (Doom Patrol) for a weird and wonderful tale about a part-cat, part-bird superhero. Timed to Atwood’s appearance at the American Library Association Conference in Orlando, FL this week and ahead of her appearance at San Diego
Hope Nicholson is a compelling figure of the comic book community. She is the Owner of Bedside Press and current editor of Margaret Atwood’s most recent foray into graphic novels Angel Catbird as well as working for Quirk Books on a history of female characters in comments.
Dark Horse Comics announced today the publication of Angel Catbird, the first graphic novel by Margaret Atwood, the Booker Award–winning author of The Blind Assassin, The Handmaid’s Tale, and The Heart Goes Last. Angel Catbird is a unique and ambitious collaboration between Atwood and artist Johnnie Christmas (Sheltered) that tells the story of an unusual superhero over the course of three all-ages graphic novels, the first of which will be published by Dark Horse Comics in the fall of 2016. The project is being published in tandem with Keep Cats Safe and Save Bird Lives, an initiative led by Nature
Tini Howard is a fangirl, a Valkyrie and a comic book writer! Tini has contributed to The Oath Anthology, Magdalena: the Seventh Sacrament and the upcoming Poseidon IX One-Shot. Plus, Tini is also a part of The Secret Loves of Geek Girls Anthology which not only features a prose piece by Ms. Howard, but legendary writer Margaret Atwood’s comic strip debut. Major Spoilers managed to catch up with Tini on her way back from a convention and in between scripting sessions to chat fanfiction, romance comics and the pressures of collaborating with an idol.