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Dreamer: Akim Aliu Autobio Comic Coming in 2023 from Scholastic
Scholastic is teaming with Kaepernick Publishing — yes, the publishing company of football player Colin Kaepernick — to publish Dreamer, an autobiographical novel by and about Akim Alui, the Ukrainian-Nigerian-Canadian pro hockey player and activist, "about his life growing up in Ukraine and Canada, the systemic racism he faced throughout his childhood and hockey career,[...]
Aron Nels Steinke Mr. Wolf's Class
Wolf's Class series, has sold a yet-untitled middle-grade graphic novel by Cassandra Pelham Fulton at Scholastic/Graphix, to be published in the summer of 2024. Aron Nels Steinke's unnamed graphic novel will tell the story of a seventh-grader has a social anxiety disorder called selective mutism and does not speak at school; she starts to use her[...]
How Marvel Comics First Overtook DC Comics In 1972
Today, the best-selling publisher of comic books in America is Scholastic The second is Random House But in the last half of 1972, that was suddenly Marvel Comics for the first time One of the earliest comic book retailers and comic historian Bob Beerbohm (author of Comic Book Store Wars) set up the Californian comic book store and[...]
 Liam Francis Walsh's middle grade graphic novel Red Scare.
He tweeted out this cover back in 2014. Liam Francis Walsh's Red Scare Graphic Novel to be published in the spring of 2022 And tweeting out "This is Peggy, the protag of my #graphicnovel in progress, #RedScare! #comics" Liam Francis Walsh's Red Scare Graphic Novel to be published in the spring of 2022 Or this panel from 2019… Liam Francis[...]
Next Million-Selling Superhero Comic, Cat Kid: On Purpose, For April
The second Dog Man spinoff, Cat Kid Comic Club by Dav Pilkey, just had its second volume, Cat Kid Comic Club: Perspectives, published by Scholastic Graphix, with a print-run of around two million copies And a third volume has now been announced for the 5th of April, 2022, Cat Kid Comic Club: On Purpose., in[...]
Scholastic Buys Fahmida Azim's Graphic Novel Mega Megha At Auction
Eight different publishers were in the bidding, which was won by Cassandra Pelham Fulton at Scholastic/Graphix The first of the two books, Mega Megha, follows "spunky American preteen Megha Malik, who seeks to prove how grown-up she is by fasting for Ramadan for the first time as she navigates the stresses of awkward school lunches,[...]
Parachute Kids, a New Middle-Grade Graphic Novel by Betty C. Tang
Parachute Kids has been picked up by Tracy Mack at Scholastic/Graphix for publication in 2023. Parachute Kids, a New Middle-Grade Graphic Novel by Betty C Tang Betty C Tang is a New York Times bestseller illustrator whose work includes the Jacky Ha-Ha graphic novel series She earned her BFA from CalArts and after a successful animation career, she is now concentrating on[...]
Megan Wagner Lloyd & Michelle Mee Nutter Sell Scholastic Two New OGNs
Megan Wagner Lloyd & Michelle Mee Nutter, creators of Allergic and the upcoming Squished graphic novels have sold two more to Scholastic. Cassandra Pelham Fulton at Scholastic/Graphix has acquired world rights to their two standalone middle-grade graphic novels, Luna and Ouch In Luna, a 12-year-old girl and her father have moved to the town where her late mother grew up, and[...]
Scholastic To Publish Spy Ninjas and Hunt A Killer Graphic Novels
Scholastic has acquired publishing rights to two licensed mystery-solving licenses, the YouTube franchise Spy Ninjas and the murder-mystery game Hunt A Killer And among other things, they will be turning them into comic books. Scholastic To Publish Spy Ninjas and Hunt A Killer Graphic Novels Spy Ninjas with 400 million monthly views and more 38 million subscribers[...]
Amina Mucciolo Sells Autobiographical Graphic Novel To Scholastic
Amina Mucciolo, founder of Studio Mucci and artist, designer, and entrepreneur, has sold her autobiographical middle-grade graphic novel to Erinn Pascal at Scholastic The fictionalized autobiographical story follows Amina's experience in middle school when she started braiding her hair with bright colors as a way to cope with bullying, body image, and neurodivergence, forging a[...]
Sara Amini & Shadia Amin Sell 3 Mixed Graphic Novels To Scholastic
Mixed Up, Mixed Bag, and Mixed & Matched were bought by Megan Peace at Scholastic/Graphix and Mixed Up is tentatively slated for the autumn of 2024. Sara Amini & Shadia Amin Sell 3 Mixed Graphic Novels To Scholastic Sara Amini is a writer/actor on Misery Loves Company, writer on The Twilight Zone, voice actor on the Miles Morales: Spider-Man[...]
Christina Soontornvat & Joanna Cacao Sell The Tryout and The Squad
Two-time Newbery Honoree Christina Soontornvat and Joanna Cacao have sold two graphic novel memoirs,  The Tryout and its sequel, The Squad, at auction, They were picked up by Tracy Mack at Scholastic/Graphix. Christina Soontornvat & Joanna Cacao Sell The Tryout and The Squad The Tryout and The Squad are middle-grade graphic novel memoirs based on Soontornvat's life about being the only Asian[...]
Danny Lore & Seth Smith Auction Kicks Graphic Novel to Scholastic
Danny Lore and Seth Smith have auctioned their debut middle-grade graphic novel by Kicks, picked up by Cassandra Pelham Fulton at Scholastic/Graphix. Kicks is a contemporary quest story with themes of family, friendship, and queer romance that features a pair of Black siblings and their best friend, who must travel and battle their way through the five boroughs of[...]
FCBD Free Comic Book Day 2021 Preview
Including a preview to the Adventures Of Bailey School Kids from Debbie Dadley, Marcia Thornton Jones and Pearl Low – and a preview to that preview below. FCBD Preview: Adventures of Bailey School Kids from Scholastic Graphix FCBD 2021 ADV OF BAILEY SCHOOL KIDS GRAPHIX APR210026 (W) Debbie Dadley, Marcia Thornton Jones (A) Pearl Low Mrs[...]
FCBD Free Comic Book Day 2021 Preview
Including Megan Wagner Lloyd and Michelle Mee Nutter's new graphic novel, Allergic, coming from Scholastic Graphix and being previews on Free Comic Book Day And that preview being previewed below… FCBD Preview: Allergic GN by Megan Wagner Lloyd & Michelle Mee Nutter FCBD 2021 ALLERGIC GRAPHIX APR210025 (W) Megan Wagner Lloyd (A) Michelle Mee Nutter A coming-of-age middle-grade graphic novel featuring[...]