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Good Mourning, Debut YA Graphic Novel by Circe Moskowitz & Caleb Hosalla
Good Mourning, is the debut YA graphic novel by Circe Moskowitz and Caleb Hosalla The world English rights to this supernatural romance OGN have been picked up by Michelle Lee at Dial Books. Circe Moskowitz & Caleb Hosalla, via Dial Books PR Originally pitched as Schitt's Creek meets HGTV, Black vampire Theo trades in the city and[...]
Huda F Are You Graphic Novel By Huda Fahmy
Huda Fahmy, creator of webcomic @YesImHotInThis on Instagram is publishing a new YA graphic novel, after auctioning it to publishers Dial Books Huda F Are You? is described as being loosely inspired by Fahmy's own high school years, follows Huda through her first year of high school in Dearborn, Michigan, where she's just one of many hijabi[...]
Shaenon K. Garrity and Emily Holden's New YA Graphic Novel, Steam
Steam is a new YA graphic novel by Shaenon K Garrity and Emily Holden Dickson about the adventures of Ruby, a "hypercognitive humanoid" designed to solve science's greatest problems, who escapes from a university lab and finds a job as a barista in a kooky coffee shop, where she finds plenty of problems to solve[...]
 Strange Bedfellows by Ariel Slamet Ries
Two-time Ignatz Award-winning comic creator of webcomic Witchy, Ariel Slamet Ries has sold their YA graphic novel Strange Bedfellows at auction, picked up by Carolina Ortiz at HarperAlley for publication is set for the summer of 2024, with an untitled second book to follow in summer 2026. Strange Bedfellows by Ariel Slamet Ries Strange Bedfellows tells the story of Oberon, finding[...]
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Angel and Spike (Image: WarnerMedia)
Disney Hyperion's Brittany Rubiano has tapped author William Ritter (Jackaby) to pen the first in a trilogy of "Buffy" YA prequel novels set to focus on a number of fan-favorite characters Set for publication in Summer 2022, Ritter's Bloody Fool for Love is set in turn-of-the-century London and finds Spike planning the ultimate heist to[...]
More DC Comics Big Books
And Bleeding Cool has got the first look at the cover. Galaxy: The Prettiest Star, A New DC Comics YA Graphic Novel It takes strength to live as your true self, and one alien princess disguised as a human boy is about to test her power A vibrant story about gender identity, romance, and shining as bright[...]
YA Graphic Novel Sales Rose 123% In Bookstores Between 2020 and 2021
Publisher's Weekly reported the rise in sales of children's graphic novels in 2020 and 2021, with a 123% rise since 2020 in YA graphic novel sales. YA Graphic Novel Sales Rose 123% In Bookstores Between 2020 and 2021 That noted the middle-grade graphic novel success of Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham's Friends series, now getting seven-figure print runs[...]
Preview: The New Look Scott Free in Mister Miracle: The Great Escape
Mister Miracle: The Great Escape time! Varian Johnson, Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author of The Parker Influence, and Afro-futurist artist Daniel Isles, known as @DirtyRobot, are creating a new graphic novel for DC Comics YA line. And DC Comics has released a first look at the book due out in January, as advance orders are now due. Mister[...]
YA Graphic Novel Debut Maelstrom by Lora Merriman Sells For 6 Figures
Maelstrom: A Prince Of Evil is a YA graphic novel debut by Lora Merriman, bought at auction by Brian Geffen at Henry Holt along with an unnamed second book Aimed at fans of Nimona, Maelstrom follows a ragtag group of rebels, led by the prophesized Hero of Virtue, who improbably teams up with Maelstrom, the[...]
Joshua Ulrich Sells Graphic Novel, Terrifying Tales Of Vivian Vance
The Terrifying Tales of Vivian Vance: The Horror At Pensmouth is a YA graphic novel by Joshua Ulrich, described as Chilling Adventures of Sabrina meets Veronica Mars by way of HP Lovecraft While on a case for a classmate, teen detective Vivian Vance stumbles on a dark secret about her town's history and finds herself face-to-face with horrifying monsters—so[...]
Sarah Mai Sells YA Graphic Novel Freshman Year to Little, Brown
Freshman Year, a debut YA graphic novel by Sarah Mai, was picked up by Jessica Anderson at Little, Brown/Ottaviano to be published in the winter of 2024 Described as a book pitched at fans of Check, Please! and Heartstopper, this coming-of-age story inspired by the author's life chronicles the humor and anguish symptomatic of the college transition, all through the eyes[...]
Panic: Amazon Series A Fun Watch, Tons of Missed Opportunities: Review
Amazon's original new series, Panic, an adaptation of a popular YA novel of the same name by Lauren Oliver, premiered recently…and I struggle with wanting to continue if another season arrives The potential I saw in this series going into it was fairly good It had a unique sense of tension filling the storyline, an[...]
VERSE: Sam Beck’s YA Fantasy Graphic Novel Coming from Wonderbound
Forging a friendship that will change the course of their society, Fife and Neitya take their first steps on an epic adventure through an unforgettable world. "The story of a shared journey is one that feels timeless," said creator Sam Beck "It isn't the promise of adventure or the fantastical things you unearth that draw us[...]
Panic: Amazon's YA Series Adaptation Premiering Memorial Day Weekend
A thrilling new series, developed from the adaptation of a YA novel, is headed to Amazon Prime Video next month This will be the adaptation of the young adult novel Panic by Lauren Oliver The setting has a familiar, almost Hunger Games style, as some small-town Texas teens compete in their senior year for a chance at[...]