LUISA: NOW AND THEN
Mariko Tamaki is a superstar comics writer who made her name with her radical graphic novels Skim and This One Summer, which she co-created with her artist cousin Jillian Tamaki. She is now a regular writer at Marvel and DC, with credits on books like Hulk, Supergirl: Being Super, and the upcoming Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass with Steve Pugh. Adding a new string to her bow, Tamaki has recently taken on the adaptation of Carole Maurel’s Luisa: Now and Then. We spoke to Tamaki about the process of adapting a graphic novel from another language and what drew her to the beautiful Luisa: Now and Then.