Lucy Knisley’s Next Graphic Novel, Something New, Cover Revealed

Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride

Continuing her series of graphic memoirs featuring family encounters, Lucy Knisley announced her next graphic novel will be Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride, described as

a funny and whip-smart new book about the institution of marriage in America told through the lens of her recent engagement and wedding…. The graphic novel tackles the all-too-common wedding issues that go along with being a modern woman: feminism, expectations, getting knocked over the head with gender stereotypes, family drama, and overall wedding chaos and confusion.

And unveiled the cover, as shown here:

Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride

It’s due in spring 2016 from First Second, the publishers of her previous work Relish: My Life in the Kitchen. Bustle.com has a couple of preview pages. Her similar, more recent works in this vein are the travelogues An Age of License and Displacement.

Knisley has also posted a lengthy breakdown covering the cover evolution.



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