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Dan Watters & Ario Murti's Great Heathen Army Graphic Novel From Z2
Dan Watters and Ario Murti are creating a new graphic novel and boardgame with the Swedish heavy metal band, The Great Heathen Army from Z2 Comics Amon Amarth: The Great Heathen Army is a new graphic novel and board game collaboration based on the band's last album of the same name. Channeling the thunderous epic poem[...]
Growing Pangs Sequel Turning Twelve by Kathryn Ormsbee & Molly Brooks 
Turning Twelve by Kathryn Ormsbee and Molly Brooks is a semi-autobiographical middle-grade graphic novel and sequel to their previous hit Growing Pangs from May 2022 Turning Twelve "tells the story of homeschooled Katie; it's 2004 and turning 12 brings big changes for Katie—bras, her period, her first babysitting job, and the realization that she has a crush on a[...]
Stan Yan Has Sold The Many Misfortunes of Eugenia Wang to Atheneum
The Many Misfortunes of Eugenia Wang is an upper middle-grade graphic novel by comic book creator Stan Yan, pitched as Turning Red meets Goosebumps "Eugenia's party has never been celebrated on her actual birthday, April 4, because of Mom's belief in the Chinese superstition that four is an unlucky number, which Eugenia thinks is ridiculous[...]
Adam Foreman's Slice of Mallow
Author-illustrator Adam Foreman's Slice of Mallow, is to be a young middle-grade graphic novel series based on his Webtoon and Instagram webcomic of the same name, about an excitable but pessimistic marshmallow who has slice-of-life adventures with his friends Pizza, Doughnut, Potato, and Ghost. Erinn Pascal at Andrews McMeel has acquired world rights to Slice of Mallow, to[...]
For Fans Of Wolfwalkers & Mooncake, Kate Wheeler's Goat Magic OGN
Goat Magic is a graphic novel by Washington Post and The Nib cartoonist Kate Wheeler, pitched for fans of Wolfwalkers and Mooncakes, about two girls on an adventure—one a reluctant goatherd, the other a goat who happens to be an enchanted princess—and how their friendship blossoms into something more amid treachery against the throne. Trill is a young herder with a gift for goat[...]
Elyse Martin & Sean Rubin's Copy Cat- From Tweet to Publishing Auction
#FakePitMad" Comic book artist Sean Rubin replied "I wouldn't not illustrate this?" Elyse replied herself, saying, "Ha, world's most esoteric children's picture book, or graphic novel interspersed with sudden illuminated manuscript pages?" Sean Rubin answered, "My usual approach is… both?" Now renamed Copy Cat by Elyse Martin and Sean Rubin, it is a new middle-grade graphic novel set during[...]
George RR Martin Presents New Wild Cards Graphic Novel, Now & Then
A brand new original graphic novel Carrie Vaughan is writing, and Renae DeLiz is drawing George R R Martin Presents Wild Cards: Now and Then, being published by Bantam on the 25th of July, 2023. George R R Martin Presents Wild Cards: Now and Then A Graphic Novel by Carrie Vaughn and Renae DeLiz Two heroes revisit[...]
Chris Farley Gets His Own Comic Book Origin From Z2
Frank Marraffino and Ryan Dunlavey are creating a new graphic novel with the late Chris Farley's brother Kevin Farley, telling the story of Chris Farley's childhood, Growing Up Farley from their performances together at Red Arrow Camp to sets at the Arc Theatre in Wisconsin, all the way to improv club The Second City in[...]
Young Alfred: Pain in the Butler
Young Alfred: Pain in the Butler is a new middle-grade graphic novel written by Michael Northrop, author of the TombQuest series and YA novels, Gentlemen, Trapped, and Rotten He also wrote the DC MG graphic novels Dear Justice League, Dear DC Super-Villains, and Teen Titans Go! Undead And it is drawn by Sam Lotfi, artist on[...]
Clark & Lex
Clark & Lex is a new middle-grade graphic novel being published by DC Comics out on the 1st of August 2023, by  Brendan Reichs , author of the Project Nemesis, Darkdeep and Virals novel series, and Jerry Gaylord, artist on artist on Fanboy Vs Zombies, Bill & Ted and Loki: Ragnarok & Roll Telling the[...]
Charlotte Woo Sells Crow Girl, Her First Graphic Novel For Six Figures
Crow Girl, a new middle-grade graphic novel, has been sold at auction by its author Charlotte Woo for six-figures. Chris Hernandez at Razorbill won the auction and Crow Girl, which Charlotte has been working on since 2019, is planned to be published in the spring of 2025. Crow Girl is described as having echoes of Studio Ghibli,[...]
Sweet Valley Twins
In 2019, Dynamite Entertainment published a Sweet Valley High graphic novel, based on the popular YA novels of the same name Originally announced in 2016, written by Katy Rex and drawn by Devaki Neogi, it was meant to be the first in a series of such volumes, but it was not to be In the[...]
The Rock Gods of Jackson Tennessee
Dark Horse Comics is to publish a new graphic novel, The Rock Gods of Jackson Tennessee by Rafer Roberts, Mike Norton, Allen Passalaqua and Crank! Rafer Roberts & Mike Norton Creates The Rock Gods Of Jackson Tennessee The heartwarming coming-of-age tale of four high school outcasts who start a band to gain fame and popularity…but have to[...]
Hour of Need: The Daring Escape of the Danish Jews During World War II
Hour of Need: The Daring Escape of the Danish Jews During World War II by VC/Private Equity advisor for FinTech Ralph Shayne and Danish psychologist and comic artist Tatiana Goldberg, is a new middle-grade graphic novel in association with the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center. Hour of Need: The Daring Escape of the Danish Jews During[...]
Postcards From Congo Tells a Little-Told History as a Graphic Novel
"From resistance against colonialism to the fight for independence and the self-determination to make a life in an almost stateless place, Postcards From Congo depicts how the Congolese people have resisted and survived in order to take control of their lives and the country they call home." And it is done in a style that[...]
Spirit Week, A Middle-Grade Graphic Novel Based On... The Shining???
Last summer, cartoonist Ira Marcks saw his debut graphic novel Shark Summer, a middle-grade book inspired by the Steven Spielberg movie Jaws. Today has seen him take that inspiration further with Spirit Week, a graphic novel based on Stanley Kubrick's movie interpretation of Stephen King's The Shining And yes, it's still a middle-grade graphic novel, aimed[...]
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Abrams ComicArts is to translate and publish The Bomb: The Weapon That Changed the World  in hardcover by Didier Alcante, Laurent-Frédéric Bollée and Denis Rodier to be published in July next year. Didier Alcante is the French comic book creator of Pandora Box. Laurent-Frédéric Bollée is a French  journalist and writer of forty graphic novels, including for[...]
Past Tense
Past Tense is a new graphic novel by Jason McNamara, Alberto Massaggia and Paul Little coming next year from Dark Horse Comics "Ashley is a tour guide at PAST TENSE, a company that sends camera drones into the past to view history's most depraved events When Ashley discovers Silas Green, an unknown serial killer working[...]
Cover image for Gender Queer: A Memoir Deluxe Edition
Bleeding Cool has been running many articles about recent news coverage about the graphic novel Gender Queer: A Graphic Memoir by Maia Kobabe as a new edition has come out from Oni Press. Initially marketed toward older audiences, winning an American Library Association Award in 2020 for "books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults ages 12[...]
Cover image for Gender Queer: A Memoir Deluxe Edition
Bleeding Cool has been running many articles about recent news coverage about the graphic novel Gender Queer: A Graphic Memoir by Maia Kobabe as a new edition comes out from Oni Press. The Cowboy State Daily reports that a meeting of the Natrona County School Board in Casper, Wyoming, saw police step in after a substitute teacher was called a[...]
 Sarah Mensinga Sells Kindred Serpents Graphic Novel For Over $100,000
Sarah Mensinga has sold her new graphic novel Kindred Serpents to Charlotte Greenbaum at Abrams for six figures Pitched as Wings of Fire meets Nimona,  Kindred Serpents is a graphic novel about a girl who longs for a dragon of her own, but instead helps an elderly dragon reunite with his lost human and discovers her unique calling along the[...]
Emma Reynolds Writes Activist Graphic Novel, Drawn to Change the World
Drawn to Change the World is a middle-grade nonfiction graphic novel anthology written by #KidLit4Climate founder Emma Reynolds of Amara and the Bats This book features profiles of 16 youth climate activists who have been campaigning for change all over the world And each profile is drawn by a different artist or artist teams, Derick Brooks,[...]
Warren Ellis Returns To Comics With Rocketship's Lights Out Graphic Novel
Rocketship, in partnership with Retro Entertainment, will initially release the new series along with select remastered editions of the original program on vinyl. Rocketship Entertainment logo The drama will be accompanied by a Lights Out graphic novel anthology The talent announced at the panel included prominent comic book creators Dean Haspiel, Justin Jordan, John Bivens, Kevin Grevioux,[...]
Fae And The Moon, New Graphic Novel by Franco Aureliani & The Satruns
Soup by Oliver Gerlach and Kelsi Jo Silva is a new YA graphic novel that tells the story of Soup, a cook in a fantasy world who discovers her boss's villainous grip over her beloved town and decides it's time to dismantle his power through a magical cooking competition Oliver Gerlach is an Edinburgh-based writer of videogames[...]
Kickturn
Kickturn is a middle-grade graphic novel by Brie Spangler of the upcoming Fox Point's Own Gemma Hopper, this time about a 10-year-old girl travelling the country with her parents in a skoolie (a converted school bus) when she discovers skateboarding. Brie Spangler posts on Instagram "New book announcement!! Thank you @knopfkids @rhkidsgraphic @randomhousekids for the opportunity[...]
Please Be My Star, a YA Graphic Novel Remake of Phantom Of The Opera
Please Be My Star by Victoria Grace Elliott, a is a new YA rom-com graphic novel and genderswapped contemporary reimagining of Phantom of the Opera featuring Erika, who, as her loneliness takes on a life of its own, seizes an opportunity to write a play for the boy in her theatre class who she's obsessed with, and[...]
The Light of Resistance by Kirsten W. Larson
She has told her story a number of times but this si the first time as a graphic novel. Co-writer Bethany Strout is a Licensing Associate Manager at Spotify who previously launched the audiobook publishing house, OrangeSky Audio when she was Acquisitions Editor at Findaway And Sammy Savos is a comic book artist but also a[...]
Nicole Andelfinger & Claudia Aguirre Sweet Valley Twins Graphic Novels
In 2019, Dynamite Entertainment published a Sweet Valley High graphic novel, based on the popular YA novels of the same name Originally announced in 2016, written by Katy Rex and drawn by Devaki Neogi, it was meant to be the first in a series of such volumes, but it was not to be In the[...]
Tyler Whitesides & Rebecca Syracuse's Food Fighters at Andrews McMeel
Food Fighters, a middle-grade graphic novel series by Tyler Whitesides and Rebecca Syracuse has been bought by Erinn Pascal at Andrews McMeel with the first book in the series, Food for Thought, to be published in the spring of 2025. Food for Thought follows a boy who discovers an unexpected ability to control food with his mind, leading[...]
 Low Orbit, The Debut YA Graphic Novel by Kazimir Lee
In 2019, Iron Circus Comics announced they had signed a deal to publish Low Orbit, a graphic novel by Kazimir Lee "JUST SIGNED by ICC: Low Orbit, by @portmento! Azar Balkhi's quiet, small town life is disrupted by the arrival of the Brinks! Iris, the laid-back weirdo, & her sci-fi author dad, Shannon, seem like[...]