In a bit of a surprise move, Scholastic is getting into the weekly comics game. Publisher’s Weekly reports that Scholastic has come to an agreement with the UK-based all-ages weekly anthology comic The Phoenix to bring it over to North America. The weekly issues will be available on Comixology and twice a year (starting in March 2018) […]
Tui Sutherland’s immensely popular fantasy series Wings of Fire is coming to comics with an adaptation by Mike Holmes.
A while ago The Beat shared the publishing announcement for Graveyard Shakes, a graphic novel for kids from CCS alum Laura Terry (Overboard) – we’ve been fans of her mini comics for a while, and as you can see from the synopsis below, it sounds like a winning premise. The cover for the book has just been released […]
There have been a LOT of YA graphic novel deals announced of late at Scholastic. I haven’t even collected them all. But here’s a good one: Amy Kim Kibuishi is adapting her illustrated novel Rema as a two-book GN for Scholastic Grafix starting in 2019. Some quick facts: The series is currently untitled, and I […]
Scholastic Graphix, publishers of perennial bestselling authors such as Raina Telgemeier, Jeff Smith, and Kazu Kibuishi, announced today a contest to find up to five new, never-before-published comics creators. The winner(s) will be awarded a $15,000 advance; $5000 at the announcement, $5000 for the final manuscript, and $5000 upon publication. That also will require signing the publisher’s standard […]
Flung from ancient Egypt to the distant future, will Cleopatra have what it takes to save the day and get back to her time period?
You first heard about it from us a few weeks back— a secret project being produced by Eisner-nominated Lil’ Gotham co-writers Dustin Nguyen and Derek Friedolfs in partnership with all-ages book publisher Scholastic and DC Comics. Finally, we have the official announcement. The first of three illustrated novels licensed by Scholastic, Secret Hero Society: The Study Hall of […]
☛ CAVEAT ☚ All of which follows is readily and publicly available online. (Until someone plugs all of the leaks.) I have not used any confidential sources. The original catalog citations which I quote below (with embedded URLs) are not hidden or behind a paywall at Edelweiss. Further information was all found by Google searches, and […]
Here’s an exclusive first look at the trailer for Craig Thompson’s Space Dumplins, his long awaited first graphic novel for kids. It goes on sale next week.
Yesterday, Raina Telgemeier, author of the Eisner-winning autobiographical comic, Smiles, announced her next graphic novel. The book, entitled Ghosts, will be released in fall 2016, and will be published through Scholastic’s Graphix imprint, which focuses on YA and kids comics. Alexander LuAlex is the Managing Editor of the Comics Beat. He is also a freelance comics editor […]