Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 14 to 18
- Grade: 9 to 12
Hit Reblog showcases the viral sensations of the webcomics world and the true stories behind their creators. Follow the ups and downs of internet fame, from IP theft to book deals, and all the trials of becoming an overnight sensation after gaining 10,000 reblogs in a single night. Learn about the origins behind the hit comic strips "This is Fine", "All Houses Matter", "No Take, Only Throw", and frequently-viral webcomics such as Owlturd, Cyanide and Happiness, False Knees, and Poorly Drawn Lines. Each of the twenty artists featured includes a biographical intro by award-winning comic artist Megan Kearney (Disney Princess, The Secret Loves of Geek Girls).
Hit Reblog includes comics by webcomic superstars: Anelien, Joshua Barkman, Rob Denbleyker, Adam Ellis, Reza Farazmand, Nick Franco, Craig Froehle, KC Green, Ryan Harby, Maya Kern, Fran Krause, Dami Lee, David Malki!, Dave Mcelfatrick, Alex Norris, Branson Reese, Nick Seluk, Katie Shanahan, Brandon Sheffield, Shen, Kris Straub, Zach Weinersmith, and Kris Wilson.
About the authors
Hope Nicholson is the owner of Winnipeg-based publishing Bedside Press. She's an ardent comics fan passionate about bringing new stories to light, and author of the book "The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen" which shines light on characters forgotten by comics history.
If you’re interested in the social or anthropological aspects of memes in culture, this is a fun read; if you’re just internet "garbage who loves internet stuff, this is a fun read." - pixelpopnetwork.com
Other titles by Megan Kearney
Other titles by Hope Nicholson
Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection (Vol. 2)
Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection (Volume 1)
Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection (Volume 2)
Pros and (Comic) Cons
Love Beyond Body, Space and Time
an Indigenous LGBT Sci-fi Anthology
Sally the Sleuth
Gothic Tales of Haunted Love
A Gothic Romance Graphic Novel Anthology