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Fitting Indian YA Graphic Novel Is Never Have I Ever meets Spinning
Fitting Indian is a new YA graphic novel written by comedian and influencer Jyoti Chand and drawn by Tara Anand Pitched as Never Have I Ever meets Spinning, this YA graphic novel follows Nitasha as she navigates pressure and expectations from her traditional South Asian family, the challenges of high school—and her mental health[...]
The House Outside Hart Creek
Paige Hender is creating a new YA graphic novel The House Outside Hart Creek The story follows Edie Birch, a teen who reconnects with her estranged family only to discover secrets and trauma that go back generations When she teams up with a local folklore nerd, their sleuthing leads to the discovery that she comes from[...]
 A Non-Binary Goofy Movie Meets Spirited Away in Love, Misha YA OGN
Danish cartoonist Jam Aden's debut YA graphic novel, Love, Misha has been described as A Goofy Movie meets Spirited Away A story about a non-binary teen and their mother who, during a contentious road trip, take a wrong turn that lands them in the Realm of the Spirits, where they are surrounded by trickster spirits who aren't so keen on[...]
Danger and Other Unknown Risks: A Graphic Novel
Unbeatable Squirrel Girl team Ryan North and Erica Henderson reunite for a new YA graphic novel launching next spring, Danger and Other Unknown Risks, from Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Erica tweeted; "AHHH I CAN FINALLY ANNOUNCE THE DYSTOPIAN FANTASY BOOK THAT @ryanqnorth AND I HAVE BEEN WORKING ON WITH @penguinteen It comes[...]
Mystery Brothers: LGBTQ YA Graphic Novel Launching at SDCC
Fresh off Pride Month and Asian-American Heritage Month, filmmaker Quentin Lee is launching his debut YA Science Fiction graphic novel Mystery Brothers at San Diego Comic-Con from July 21st to the 24th The 4-issue graphic novel is the first Asian-American YA Sci-Fi graphic novel to be distributed in partnership with Red 5 Comics. "Mystery Brothers" cover[...]
Strange Case of Harleen & Harley by Melissa Marr & Jenn St-Onge
DC Comics is announcing new original graphic novels in their MG Middle-Grade and YA Young Adult line in 2023 It's part of DC's continuing publishing plan originally announced in 2017, for publication in 2018 Five years later, the line continues apace, though with fewer titles as befits a slimmed-down publisher since then Such as The[...]
Girl Taking Over: A Lois Lane Story by Sarah Kuhn & Arielle Jovallanos
DC Comics is announcing new original graphic novels in their MG Middle-Grade and YA Young Adult line in 2023 It's part of DC's continuing publishing plan originally announced in 2017, for publication in 2018 Five years later, the line continues apace, though with fewer titles as befits a slimmed-down publisher since then Such as Girl[...]
Lamar Giles & Paris Alleyne Create New Static YA Graphic Novel For DC
DC Comics is announcing new original graphic novels in their MG Middle-Grade and YA Young Adult line in 2023 It's part of DC's continuing publishing plan originally announced in 2017, for publication in 2018 Five years later, the line continues apace, though with fewer titles as befits a slimmed-down publisher since then Such as Static:[...]
Humanities 101, Myisha Haynes
Humanities 101 is Myisha Haynes' YA graphic novel about Hakeem, a boy who moves to a strange town with mysterious supernatural occurrences and falls in love with an alien She posted on Twitter "So happy to finally share what I've been working on for over a year! It's got it all: queer black kids, aliens,[...]
 Hello Sunshine, a YA graphic novel by Keezy Young
Hello Sunshine is a new upcoming YA graphic novel by Keezy Young ab0ut a boy in search of his boyfriend "When Noah returns from a summer at church camp, he is shocked to discover that his (secret) boyfriend Alex has gone missing Now Noah must now enlist the help of an unlikely team of worried[...]
Dan DiDio & Kenneth Rocafort To Publish New YA Novel, Hide And Seek
And now they have announced a new YA novel written by DiDio and Rocafort called Hide And Seek, to be published by Permuted Press in April 2023. A teenage boy is taken into witness protection after his superhero father is murdered on national television, but things are not what they appear to be in the small[...]
DC Comics Previews
Constantine: Distorted Illusions takes John Constantine, as created by Alan Moore, Steve Bissette and Rick Veitch, back to his punk rocker days as established by Jamie Delano, of the band Mucous Membrane but, for the purposes of the upcoming YA graphic novel, has been transposed from Liverpool and London to Washington, D.C Apparently, he has[...]
The Dark Room
She has now negotiated a deal as a debut writer for The Dark Room,  an upcoming YA horror graphic novel series drawn by Savanna Ganucheau of Bloom fame The Dark Room is about a young photographer named Mina whose interest in a mysterious shipwreck brings her into the dark orbit of Raf, the brooding new kid who[...]
Second Generation Blues, New YA OGN by Julio Anta & Red Dryer
Second Generation Blues is a coming-of-age YA graphic novel by Julio Anta and Red Dryer, following one Luis Menendez as he struggles to escape from the burden of being the only son in a hardworking Cuban American family and endless responsibilities at their restaurant to reach for his own dreams and the promise of first love[...]
Monstrous, A New YA Graphic Memoir By Sarah Myer
Monstrous is a new YA graphic memoir by Sarah Myer that follows a Korean American adoptee growing up in a primarily white farming community where she faces bullying and struggles to fit in Picked up by Robyn Chapman at First Second, with Michael Moccio co-editing, Monstrous will be published in 2023. PR shot of Sarah Myer[...]