Graphic Novels

Neil Gaiman’s HANSEL & GRETEL To Be Made Into A Movie

Neil Gaiman’s HANSEL & GRETEL To Be Made Into A Movie

On October 28th, Neil Gaiman's graphic novel adaptation of Hansel & Gretel will be released for all to read.  Apparently, Neil's adaptation is so good that prior to it's release, it's already being turned into a film.  The graphic novel tells the classic fairy tale of Hansel and Gretel in Neil's own words with illustrations by Lorenzo Mattotti.  As reported by Variety, producer Juliet Blake has purchases the rights to turn the graphic novel into a live-action film. (via io9) Tell Me More!
NEIL GAIMAIN’S All Hallows Read 2014 Posters Released

NEIL GAIMAIN’S All Hallows Read 2014 Posters Released

We've been covering Neil Gaiman's brilliant All Hallows Read idea for several years now, but if you haven't yet heard about it, the basic idea is Halloween with books, not necessarily instead of candy, but at least in addition to it.  This way you're sharing ideas and stories you love with others who will hopefully love and appreciate them as well.  Blogger Intbride has been creating posters for the event since 2011 and she's just released the 2014 designs.  As she points out on her site, none Tell Me More!
New ADVENTURE TIME Graphic Novel Bitter Sweets Announced

New ADVENTURE TIME Graphic Novel Bitter Sweets Announced

BOOM! has announced that the next Adventure Time graphic novel will be titled Bitter Sweets and will be written by Kate Leth and illustrated by Zachary Sterling.  The story, which will focus on Princess Bubblegum and Peppermint Butler, is going to be printed in FULL COLOR.  Leth and Sterling's previous OGN Seeing Red, which centered on Marceline was only offered in black and white.  We're hoping that BOOM! will reprint said comic in color once Bitter Sweets hits the bestseller list.  Here's BOOM!'s Tell Me More!
2014 Harvey Award Nominees Announced

2014 Harvey Award Nominees Announced

It's that time of the year again! Baltimore Comic Con is rapidly approaching, which means, the final ballot for the Harvey Awards has been released! This year's Baltimore Comic Con will be extended to a 3-day event and will be held on September 5-7. The Harvey Award Winners will be announced at the annual ceremony held on September 6th. Who are your top picks for the year? BEST LETTERER ____ Deron Bennett, CYBORG 009, Archaia ____ Dave Lanphear, QUANTUM AND WOODY, Valiant Entertainment ____ Tell Me More!
Gold Bubble Clothing: THE LAST UNICORN Collection

Gold Bubble Clothing: THE LAST UNICORN Collection

Gold Bubble Clothing has released their newest collection which is an officially licensed line inspired by Peter S. Beagle's The Last Unicorn.  The line includes leggings, dresses (both bodycon and skater styles), skirts and ponchos. Prices range from $49-$79 but you can save 15% off of your order with the code UnicornFB. The clothing displays artwork from both the film and the graphic novel, and you can view and purchase the full collection here. Tell Me More!
Vertigo’s THE UNWRITTEN Series To Be Relaunched With New #1 Issue In January

Vertigo’s THE UNWRITTEN Series To Be Relaunched With New #1 Issue In January

Mike Carey and Peter Gross's Unwritten series for Vertigo comics is schedule to end with issue #54 in October, but fear not, Tommy Taylor will not be gone for long as Vertigo is planning on relaunching the series in January with a new #1 issue.  Tommy Taylor is the son of a famous author who created a fantasy series about a main character who shares his name.  Issue #54 will end the series, as well as the recent Fables/Unwritten crossover story arc aptly named The Unwritten Fables.  "It felt like Tell Me More!
Bryan Q. Miller & Kelley Jones to Create Disney’s First OGN: SPACE MOUNTAIN

Bryan Q. Miller & Kelley Jones to Create Disney’s First OGN: SPACE MOUNTAIN

Admittedly, I've always been a little bit scared of roller coasters, unlike my partner in crime, Kristin Fowler, but this past week I went to Disneyland for my birthday and rode Space Mountain for the first time in my life.  IT WAS AWESOME.  What's even more awesome is that Disney is going to be publishing their first original graphic novel based on Space Mountain and it's going to be written by Bryan Q. Miller (Smallville, Batgirl, Earthward) and drawn by Kelley Jones.  The book will be the first Tell Me More!
C2E2 2013: Archaia Spotlight

C2E2 2013: Archaia Spotlight

One of our favorite exhibitors this year at C2E2 was indie comics publisher Archaia! Archaia is known and loved by readers for their fantasy, sci-fi, horror and noir graphic novels.  With such an eclectic assortment of titles to choose from, there is definitely something for everyone.  Archaia also held a panel on Sunday afternoon discussing their first ever 3D graphic novel which is scheduled for release in October of 2013.  The book, The Joyners in 3D, is written by R.J. Ryan and illustrated Tell Me More!
Hugo Award Nominees Announced

Hugo Award Nominees Announced

The full list of nominees for the 60th annual Hugo Awards have been announced by the World Science Fiction Society.  Winners will be announced at the World Science Fiction Convention in Antionio, TX later this year. Best Novel 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit) Blackout by Mira Grant (Orbit) Captain Vorpatril's Alliance by Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen) Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi (Tor) Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed (DAW)   Best Tell Me More!
Kickstarter: Peter Pan The Graphic Novel by Renae De Liz

Kickstarter: Peter Pan The Graphic Novel by Renae De Liz

This past weekend I helped to support Peter Pan: The Graphic Novel Volume 1 illustrated by Renae De Liz.  Her goal is to adapt JM Barrie's novel Peter and Wendy, and the resulting preview images are truly beautiful.  De Liz explains that many current adaptations of the novel leave out too many details or change elements of the original story.  She is also planning on adding extra backstory about Captain Hook by including story elements from JM Barrie's prequel novel, The Little White Bird.  The Tell Me More!