Uglies Manga To Launch In May From Scott Westerfield, Movie To Come

At Comic Con today, Uglies writer Scott Westerfield announced a manga adaptation of his sci-fi novel series Uglies starting in May next year. Drawn by Steven Cumming, an American living in Tokyo, these will be four books of 200 pages each, and will retell the story of a world where people get extreme plastic surgery when they reach the age of 16, and those who rebel against this, but from main character Tally’s friend Shay. Here are some pages…

Scott is also working on another non-Uglies-related graphic novel. But the news that got the biggest cheer was when he told the crowd that an Uglies film is being funded by special effects company Lola, responsible for the Benjamin Button and Captain America facial special effects that would be necessary for this film to work…