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Archie Announces Line of Young Adult Graphic Novels, Middle-Grade Books

Archie Announces New Lines of Young Adult and Middle-Grade Graphic Novels

Archie Comics is looking to capture a share of the lucrative young adult and middle-grade book market with the launch of two initiatives: Blue Ribbon, a young adult graphic novel line, and a partnership with Little Bee Books to produce middle-grade materials. The news was revealed EX-X-XCLUSIVELY on The Hollywood Reporter, a website whose expertise […]

Kami Garcia's Teen Titans: Raven Gets a Third Printing

Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo’s Teen Titans: Raven Gets a Third Printing

The bestselling young adult graphic novel by Kami Garcia and Gabriel Picolo, Teen Titans: Raven, continues to impress. According to a press release from DC on Wednesday, Teen Titans: Raven will go back to press for a third printing, just two months after being released in July. The success of the graphic novel is good […]

LibraryCon Encourages Libraries to Run Their Own Comic Cons

Yesterday’s recent LibraryCon Live!, a live streaming event from Library Journal and School Library Journal was an attempt at a deeper look into the diverse world of comics in libraries. A virtual convention with comic book publishers, creators and bloggers all working together to promote literacy and storytelling through comics. Here’s how it looked on […]

Vault Comics Launches Myriad, a Young Readers Imprint

Vault Comics revealed the next phase of their plan for world domination Tuesday with the announcement of Myriad, an imprint focused on middle grade and young adult stories “delivered in a wide range of unique and convenient formats” and featuring “an array of new and established creative voices poised to make a strong impact in […]

Cursed: 13 Reason Why’s Katherine Langford to Lead Frank Miller/Tom Wheeler Netflix Series

Actress Katherine Langford isn’t straying to far for her next series project, with the 13 Reasons Why star rejoining Netflix as the lead in the streaming service’s upcoming series Cursed. Based on comic book writer/artist Frank Miller (The Dark Knight Returns) and writer/producer Tom Wheeler‘s (Puss In Boots) upcoming illustrated young adult (YA) book of the […]




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E! Bringing Karen M. McManus’s YA Mystery Novel ‘One Of Us Is Lying’ To Series

E! is venturing back into the world of scripted dramatic series television, with the cable network developing Karen M. McManus’s bestselling mystery-thriller young adult novel One Of Us Is Lying for series. Produced under the Universal Cable Productions (UCP) and 5 More Minutes Productions banners, the series is set to be produced by John Sacchi and […]


So You Want To Be A Comics Editor For DC’s New Young Reader Imprint?

Are you interested in becoming an editor for a major comic book publisher? Believe us, we know how it feels. The ultimate goal of comics journalism, according to the handbook they gave us when we signed up, is to get a “real job” in comics. After the announcement earlier today that Marvel had hired Andrea Towers […]

Squirrel Girl Is Coming To TV And Dragging The New Warriors With Her

YES! Finally Doreen Green is making it to the small screen! Ahem, so this is a totally professional, unbiased, report on the fact that Squirrel Girl will have her own live action TV show. OK, so it’ll be shared with the New Warriors (whatever) but we all see where this is going. The Freeform cable […]


Archie Comics Branching Out To Young Adult Novels

Archie Comics is jumping into the lucrative field of Young Adult novels this summer. They are kicking it off with Diary Of A Girl Next Door: Betty written by Tania del Rio. The story follows Riverdale High freshman Betty Cooper, her time with her best friend Veronica, her crush on Archie and other high school dramas. […]


Belated Film Review – The Descendants, Carnage And… Kermit The Frog

Last Friday’s film review slot from Glide FM took its time reaching my inbox, but it finally made it. At first we talk about meeting Kermit the frog because, naturally, everybody has questions about that. Then I touch on Carnage again, and finally get a few words in about The Descendants. But, sadly, it wasn’t […]