Sweet Valley High, the young adult series created by Francine Pascal, has had over 600 novels published in its 20-year history. They’ve also dived into multiple spinoffs and a popular television series. Now, the Wakefield sisters are getting their first graphic novel from Dynamite Entertainment.
The novels follows Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield, a pair of identical twins as the grow through their teenage years and attend high school in the fictitious Sweet Valley, California.
“We are always looking for ways to expand our offerings for teen readers, and are thrilled to be able to publish the first-ever graphic novel series set in Sweet Valley, California,” says Dynamite CEO and publisher, Nick Barrucci. “Sweet Valley High has such an incredibly rich publishing history with fans of all ages, and we are honored to publish all-new adventures of the Wakefield twins and their friends!”
“I can’t wait to see Sweet Valley High as a graphic novel for the first time ever,” says author Francine Pascal. “I love the idea of Elizabeth and Jessica in four-color action. Fabulous!”
Look for more information on Dynamite Entertainment’s upcoming Sweet Valley High series in the months to come, set for release in 2017.