On her panel at SDCC, Raina Telgemeier announced some info on her next book: it’s called
It’s about middle school theater geeks, stage crew, putting on a play, love and hate and friendship, and that’s all I can talk about for now.
The book hits Fall 2012, and weighs in at 240 full-color pages. As with her previous SMILE, Scholastic/Graphix is the publisher. Some process art, above.
SMILE has been a consistent hit with kids, as it explores issues of growing up and self image. DRAMA! sounds like more of the same, with the theater background that kids love so much. Solid.
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