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K-Fai Steele's agent Erica Rand Silverman at Stimola Literary Studio negotiated the sale. K-Fai Steele was an Art Handler at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and worked at the Free Library of Philadelphia, and the National Writing Project A Brown Handler Writer in Residence at the San Francisco Public Library, and a recipient[...]
Sea Legs by Jules Bakes & Niki Smith,
Jules Bakes and Niki Smith's agent Charlie Olsen at InkWell Management handled the negotiation. Scholastic publishes and distributes comics, books, and educational materials for schools, parents, and children Its books are distributed through retail and online sales and through schools via reading clubs and fairs, and its comic book line Scholastic Graphix has made Scholastic the[...]
Everyone Is White On The Internet by Nadia Shammas & Molly Murakami
He was the editor for Paste Magazine's comic section, has contributed to PanelxPanel, The MNT, and The Comics Journal; and worked for five years at Knopf Books for Young Readers, part of Penguin Random House. Mike Amante is a small press cartoonist, creator of comics such as Eek! and Orp!, The Bat Race and Critter Town. He[...]
Kasia Babis From Progressive Polish Politics To My Little Pony To
And before she drew My Little Pony comics, New Yorker cartoons and The Nib. Instagram video screencap Kasia Babsis' agent, Farley Chase at Chase Literary Agency, has sold world rights to Breadcrumbs outside of Polish, to Mark Siegel at First Second Ally Shwed will also edit, and Breadcrumbs will be published in 2025. Kasia Babis previously published webcomics[...]
Palestinian Rapper Tamer Nafar Creating Graphic Novel Set In Israel
Nafar was represented by his agent, Anjali Singh, at the Anjali Singh Agency, and this was the first deal made by Singh at her new agency Singh is best known for having acquired and championed Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis after stumbling across it during a trip to Paris, as well as launching the careers of such[...]
Victoria Ying's Graphic Novel About Toxic Relationship With Cartoonist
Victoria Ying's agent, Jennifer Azantian, at Azantian Literary, negotiated the deal. Victoria Ying graduated from the ArtCenter College Of Design in Pasadena, California, with a Major in Illustration and a Minor in Entertainment Design As an animator, worked on films like Tangled, Wreck-It Ralph, Frozen, Paperman, Big Hero 6, and Moana Based in Los Angeles, she[...]
Kami Garcia and Brittney Williams' Mixed-Up Graphic Novel
Kami Garcia's agent Jodi Reamer at Writers House, and Brittney Williams' agent Charlie Olsen at InkWell Management negotiated the deal. Kami Garcia is a teacher and reading specialist, who has turned to novels and comic books She is the co-author along with her friend Margaret Stohl of the Caster Chronicles book series, starting with Beautiful Creatures,[...]
Unfinished by Nidhi Chanani
In group counselling, 15-year-old Sanjay Lal sets out to finish a historical comic his older brother began before his death about a group of Indian freedom fighters in 1913 San Francisco, in the process uncovering astonishing truths about his brother, his community, and the power in remembering. Illustrative work by Nidhi Chanani World English rights to Unfinished[...]
Heartache by Kelsi Jo Silva
Kelsi Jo Silva's agents at P.S Literary Agency negotiated the deal Kelsi Jo Silva says, "Those who know me personally might know that my first conception of Heartache was at least 7-8 years ago The story has been rattling around my head, changing shape for nearly a decade I'm nervous and excited to tell it!"[...]
The Dream Frontier
Tony Weaver Jr's agents Jennifer Gates and Erica Bauman at Aevitas Creative Management, and Irene Yeom's agent Maeve MacLysaght at Copps Literary Services negotiated the sale. First Second Books is a prominent and ground-breaking American graphic novels publisher based in New York City, and an imprint of Roaring Brook Press, part of Holtzbrinck Publishers, distributed by Macmillan,[...]
My Chernobyl Year, written and illustrated by Eisner Award nominee Yevgenia Nayberg,
And now Taylor Norman at Neal Porter Books/Holiday House has bought world rights to the graphic memoir My Chernobyl Year, from Yevgenia Nayberg's agent Kelly Pelsue at Morgan Gaynin, and it will be published in the spring of 2026 Previously in comics, Yevgenia Nayberg was nominated for Best Adaptation from Another Medium at the Eisner 2023[...]
Frostbite, a Graphic Novel by Ian Boothby & Pia Guerra From Scholastic
"In this YA graphic novel thriller, siblings Jen and Dante make videos of themselves doing extreme sports to post online, and when they jump out of a helicopter to ski down a mountain in an unfamiliar town, they find themselves surrounded by frost vampires and must survive the night." And it appears, according to this[...]
Dadbot
Ruth Bennett, editorial director, at Piccadilly Press, acquired world rights in a three-book deal from Jack Noel's agent Claire Wilson at RCW The first book in the deal, Dadbot, will be published in March 2025 Jack Noel calls it "a robopop-fam-dram with lots of lols." Introducing the first book in a brand-new graphic novel series, in[...]
David Baddiel Writes Graphic Novel, Flying South Drawn by Luke Horsman
Founder member of the first rockstar-style comedy troupe, Mary Whitehouse Experience radio and TV shows, Newman & Baddiel, Fantasy Football League, co-writer/performer of Three Lions On A Shirt, and author of Jews Don't Count, Baddiel is now writing a graphic novel. Flying South, to be published by HarperCollins Children's Books is drawn by the graphic novel's[...]
Fantastic Frog and the Amazing Tad Lad
Publication is set for summer 2025 and spring 2026. Brandon Reese's agent Jennifer Mattson at Andrea Brown Literary Agency sold world rights to Fantastic Frog and the Amazing Tad Lad Andrea Brown Literary Agency has become a familiar name to Bleeding Cool,  a mid-sized agency specializing in children's and adult literature, celebrating thousands of titles sold[...]
Supa Nova
London author-illustrator Chanté Timothy, artist on A Black Woman Did That and the Keisha Jones and Daddy Do My Hair series has a new new graphic novel series featuring a young Black scientist, called Supa Nova. Nosy Crow UK Fiction editorial director Zöe Griffiths bought the world rights to the first two books from Chanté Timothy's agent[...]
The War of the Worlds
Publisher Leah Thaxton at Faber acquired world rights from Chris Mould's agent Penny Holroyde at Holroyde Cartey. "In 1894, across space, this earth was being watched by envious eyes, and plans were being drawn up for an attack. What seems to be a meteorite falls to earth, but from the debris, unfolds terrifying alien life… A young man[...]
Mollie Ray's Graphic Novel Giant, To Be Published By Faber
As his health declines, can the family remain resilient on his long journey through treatment? Deeply moving and tender, with gorgeous ball-point illustrations, Mollie Ray's debut graphic novel is a resonant story of empathy, healing and hope."   Faber Publishing director Angus Cargill acquired world rights from Mollie Ray's agent James Spackman at The bks Agency[...]
Anjali Singh Launching Own Literary Agency With Graphic Novelists
Literary agent Anjali Singh, former editor at Other Press, Simon & Schuster, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Vintage Books is best known for discovering an early self-published version of Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis in Paris and helped make it an early international smash of a graphic novel She is now launching her own agency, Anjali Singh Literary,[...]
Crystal Frasier & Val Wise Auctioned Their Graphic Novel Whippoorwills
She also wrote for Love Is a Battlefield at DC Comics, and worked on Immortal Hulk and co-wrote Gamma Flight with Al Ewing at Marvel Comics. Val Wise has worked on comics such as Werewoofs, Summit, Rolled & Told, Bear Company, Wayward Kindred, and Cheer Up!: Love and Pompoms. Crystal Frasier and Val Wise's agent Desiree Wilson[...]
Rachel Brian's New Comic Wants You To (Be Smart About) Screen Time!
Rachel Brian's agent, Molly Ker Hawn, at the Bent Agency, negotiated the deal. In 2019, Little, Brown had the directive to expand their graphic novel list for the years going ahead, and appointed Andrea Colvin, formerly of Lion Forge as editorial director of Graphic Publishing to do just that Publishing new fiction and nonfiction graphic novels for a[...]
Hamsters In My Head by Mela Rogers and Maddie Gallegos
Mela Rogers and Maddie Gallegos's agent, Chelsea Eberly, at Greenhouse Literary Agency, arranged the auction and the deal behind it.   Hamsters In My Head by Mela Rogers and Maddie Gallegos is a contemporary middle-grade graphic novel where Vivian, a girl with undiagnosed ADHD, runs for student council president against her nemesis and must try to wrangle the[...]
You're The Boss
Brian Weisfeld's agent Anthony Mattero at CAA and Nadia Hsieh's agent Christy Ewers at the CAT Agency negotiated the deal while represented Bader represented herself. The expansion of children's graphic novels is fuelling all manner of publishers extending into the comics medium Right now, it seems like an infinite market that is being tapped into, and[...]
 How to Write and Draw Anything
Along with his wife Casey Scieszka, he owns and operates the Spruceton Inn: a Catskills Bed and Bar which runs an annual Artist Residency. Taylor Norman at Holiday House/Neal Porter Books has acquired publishing rights to How to Write and Draw Anything for the autumn of 2025. Jon Scieszka's agent Steve Malk at Writers House, and and Steven Weinberg's[...]
Chris Britt
Chris Britt's agent, Timothy Travaglini at Transatlantic Agency, negotiated the deal. The work of Chris Britt Chris Britt is an editorial cartoonist and author from Phoenix, Arizona, now living in Tacoma, Washington, and a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign's College of Fine Arts with a degree in visual arts Britt has been a cartoonist since[...]
Fantagraphics Buys Rights To Santiago Cohen's Secrets Of A Lost Diary
Santiago Cohen's agent Anna Olswanger at Olswanger Literary did the deal for world English rights. Santiago Cohen, celebrating his 70th birthday next year, is a cartoonist, animator, illustrator, and fine artist based in New Jersey He studied Communications Design at Metropolitan University in Mexico with a Master of Fine Arts from the Pratt Institute. In 2016, Cohen[...]
Breena Bard Sells Rights To Bookworms Graphic Novel To Little, Brown
Breena Bard's agent Alexander Slater at Sanford J Greenburger Associates, negotiated the deal for world rights. In 2019, Little, Brown had the directive to expand their graphic novel list for the years going ahead, and appointed Andrea Colvin, formerly of Lion Forge as editorial director of Graphic Publishing to do just that Publishing new fiction and[...]
Maria Fröhlich Sells Rights To Lyra And The Lighthouse For 6 Figures
Maria Fröhlich 's agent Jessica Errera, at Jane Rotrosen Agency, negotiated the deal. Feiwel and Friends is a subsidiary of Macmillan Press, which states that it is a publisher of innovative children's fiction and nonfiction literature, including hardcover, paperback series, and individual titles The imprint states that it is dedicated to "book by book" publishing, bringing[...]
Nicole J. Georges Brings Ballad Of X-Ray And Koko to Comics in 2026
Georges's agent, Anjali Singh, at Ayesha Pande Literary, negotiated the deal. Nicole J Georges' Calling Dr Laura Nicole J Georges is a writer, illustrator, podcaster & professor from Portland who teaches at California College for the Art's MFA in Comics Program She has been "publishing autobiographical comics about her queer vegan life for the past 25 years,[...]