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History Comics

The past comes alive in this nonfiction graphic novel series from First Second! With History Comics, you can travel back in time to the launchpad at Cape Canaveral, the deserts of the American southwest, the riot at the Stonewall Inn, and beyond!

Like its sister series Science Comics, History Comics are lively and engaging graphic novels with manageable page counts that make history accessible to readers 9 to 12 years old and beyond, from curious history lovers to those who think (for now) that history is boring. And the focus isn’t only on the facts—History Comics also examine how we know what we know, and the ways that our ideas about these topics have changed over time, providing perfect conversation starters for classrooms and for readers ready to think beyond the timelines and info boxes.

History Comics brings top-notch writing, world-class illustration, and a discerning editorial eye to both famous and less well-known historical events. Make History Comics your time machine, and get ready to experience the past like never before!

  • History Comics: The American Bison
    • History Comics: The American Bison

    • History Comics
      Andy Hirsch
      First Second

    • Turn back the clock with History Comics, First Second's new nonfiction graphic novel series! In History Comics: The American Bison, learn how millions of buffalo once roamed the...

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  • History Comics: The Wild Mustang
    • History Comics: The Wild Mustang

    • History Comics
      Written by Chris Duffy; illustrated by Falynn Koch
      First Second

    • Turn back the clock with History Comics, First Second's new nonfiction graphic novel series! In this volume, learn how wild mustangs were first introduced to America and how they still roam...

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  • History Comics: The Challenger Disaster
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    • History Comics: The Challenger Disaster

    • History Comics
      Pranas T. Naujokaitis
      First Second

    • Let this graphic novel be your time machine! In History Comics, the new nonfiction graphic novel series from First Second, the past comes alive!

      In History Comics:...

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  • History Comics: The Great Chicago Fire
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    • History Comics: The Great Chicago Fire

    • History Comics
      Written by Kate Hannigan; illustrated by Alex Graudins
      First Second

    • In History Comics: The Great Chicago Fire, writer Kate Hannigan and illustrator Alex Graudins tell the true story of how a city rose up from one of the worst catastrophes in American history,...

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  • History Comics: The Roanoke Colony
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    • History Comics: The Roanoke Colony

    • History Comics
      Chris Schweizer
      First Second

    • In History Comics: The Roanoke Colony, Chris Schweizer investigates one of America's oldest and most intriguing mysteries.

      Over a hundred years before the pilgrims, the very first...

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