Here’s a nice comics crossover sory you don’t hear every day: Lumberjanes, the popular graphic novel series from Boom!, has been sign up for a series of four middle grade prose novels, with award-winning YA novelist Mariko Tamaki writing them and Lumberjanes co-creator Brooke Allen doing illos. Amulet, a kids imprint at Abrams will publish the […]
The comic book industry fought hard to establish that comic aren’t just for kids. But with an ever growing world of young readers, the industry has been working hard to remember that comics are also for kids. So how do publishers spot trends that will resonate with young readers? Are comics forever lost to the adults? Trends in kids graphic novels or are kids graphic novels a trend?
Victoria Jamieson’s Rollergirl, a graphic novel about a girls dream of becoming a roller girl star, was named a Newbury honor book, this morning, one of several honors awarded to graphic novels. The awards were announced in Boston and you can see the complete list here. The selection is the second year in a […]