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RABBIDS INVADE THE PAPERCUTZ LINEUP!

July 23rd, 2014 // by Beth // No Comments

Papercutz, the leading children’s graphic novel publisher, has announced a partnership with Ubisoft, one of the world’s top producers of interactive entertainment to publish a series of graphic novels featuring their popular Rabbids characters. The Rabbids, stars of the hit RABBIDS INVASION TV series on Nickelodeon and multiple million-copy selling video games, will make their graphic novel debut in October 2014.

PAPERCUTZ EXPANDS WWE GRAPHIC NOVEL PRESENCE WITH NEW SLAM CITY SERIES!

July 23rd, 2014 // by Beth // No Comments

Papercutz, the industry’s leading children’s graphic novel publisher, has announced the latest addition to its successful WWE publishing program. WWE SLAM CITY, the second Papercutz series to feature the WWE Superstars will make its debut in August 2014.

Based on the hit animated series featured on the WWE Network and multiple online platforms, WWE SLAM CITY recounts the humorous adventures of popular WWE Superstars like John Cena, Kane, and Rey Mysterio after they’ve been fired from their regular jobs by a mysterious character known as “The Finisher”. Forced to find employment in the real world, the Superstars end up performing jobs like auto mechanic, crossing guard, and lunch lady. The series depicts the hilarious consequences as these sports entertainers put their skills to work in everyday situations. Since its debut, SLAM CITY has proven wildly popular, amassing over 3 million views online and spawning a successful toy line from Mattel.

THE LUNCH WITCH BRINGS HER MAGIC TO PAPERCUTZ

July 23rd, 2014 // by Beth // No Comments

Who says there’s no magic left in publishing?

Papercutz, the industry’s leading all-ages graphic novel publisher, is well known for their successful licensed publishing line. In addition to translating and publishing strong European properties like ARIOL and GERONIMO STILTON they’ve originated material for hit licensed characters like LEGO NINJAGO and NANCY DREW. They’ve also produced wildly popular parodies of successful kids’ properties like DIARY OF A WIMPY DEAD KID and THE FARTING DEAD. Now the company’s publishing program is moving to the next stage. In March 2015, Papercutz plans to release its first original graphic novel (not based on a pre-existing property), THE LUNCH WITCH.

PAPERCUTZ’S STILTON SALES PASS THE 1,000,000 MARK

May 14th, 2014 // by Beth // No Comments

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TIME-TRAVELING MOUSE AND HIS SISTER ARE “BRINGING IN THE CHEESE” FOR ALL-AGES GRAPHIC NOVEL PUBLISHER

Talk about the mouse that roared! GERONIMO STILTON has been a worldwide publishing phenomenon with over 88 million chapter books sold in over 40 countries. So it should come as no surprise that the “gentlemouse time-traveler” has become a sales powerhouse in the graphic novel market as well.All-ages comics publisher Papercutz has produced 13 volumes starring the intrepid adventurer and another 3 volumes featuring his equally genteel sister THEA STILTON (and her students). Sales of the latest book, THEA STILTON #3: “The Treasure of the Viking Ship” recently pushed the publisher passed the million mark in total units sold.

LEGO NINJAGO SALES PASS THE 2,000,000 MARK

April 8th, 2014 // by Beth // No Comments

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It seems like LEGO toys are everywhere these days. From movie theaters to the small screen to toy stores, LEGO characters and products are riding high. And now, thanks to graphic novel publisher, Papercutz, they’ve taken over bookstores as well!

PAPERCUTZ THINKS COMICBOOK RETAILERS NEED A VACATION

March 31st, 2014 // by Beth // No Comments

chima1cov Think your local comic book retailer deserves a break?

Kids’ graphic novel publisher PAPERCUTZ agrees with you. That’s why the company is looking to send one lucky retailer (and three companions) on a trip to LEGOLAND California Resort, the weekend before San Diego Comic-Con. The trip is the grand prize in a contest tied into the release of the company’s new LEGO LEGENDS OF CHIMA graphic novel series, which debuts this April.

TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND PAPERCUTZ TAKE FANS OF THE ANIMATED COMEDY RIO ON A NEW ADVENTURE WITH LAUNCH OF GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES

July 23rd, 2013 // by Beth //

AVAILABLE MARCH 2014, NEW ONGOING NOVEL SERIES LEADS IN TO THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED THEATRICAL RELEASE OF RIO 2

Papercutz will introduce fans to the box office sensation “RIO” through an ongoing series of graphic novels developed in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products. Available in March 2014, the first book will serve as a bridge between the original animated comedy adventure, and the highly anticipated sequel from Blue Sky Studios and Fox Animation, “RIO 2,” arriving in theaters April 2014.

WWE® RETURNS TO COMICS WITH TWO EXPLOSIVE NEW SERIES

July 19th, 2013 // by Beth //

WWE #1 cover by Adriano Moraes and JayJay Jackson (artwork not final).Papercutz has inked a licensing deal with WWE for two original ongoing comic series featuring the entertainment company’s powerful roster of WWE Superstars. A mainline action/adventure series written by New York Times best-selling author and three-time WWE Champion Mick Foley debuts in December, followed by a separate children’s series in June 2014.

GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES FEATURES MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS IN ALL-NEW ADVENTURES

July 18th, 2013 // by Beth //

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Papercutz, the industry’s leading children’s graphic novel publisher, has announced plans to publish an ongoing series of graphic novels featuring the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the heroic “teenagers with attitude” who kick-started the global phenomenon 20 years ago. Today, Power Rangers is the #1 live-action television series for boys, airing in 150 markets. With new a new iteration every season, longtime fans haven’t seen new adventures of the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers since 1995.

THEA STILTON TEAMS UP WITH PAPERCUTZ TO STOP ENVIRONMENTAL BADDIES

April 22nd, 2013 // by Beth //

Thea Stilton, bestselling author and sister of the world-famouse journalist Geronimo Stilton, is best known for her mystery novels recounting the crusading environmental activism of her young journalistic proteges, known as the Thea Sisters. After selling more than 6,000,000 copies, Stilton has inked a deal with Papercutz, the children’s graphic novel publisher, to adapt some untold tales into comics just in time for Earth Day.

Stardoll Brings “Fame, Fashion, and Friends” to Comics

April 22nd, 2013 // by Beth //

NEW GRAPHIC NOVEL SERIES CHRONICLES THE ADVENTURES OF YOUNG FASHION DESIGNERS, INSPIRED BY THE HIT SOCIAL GAMING SITE

Fans of Stardoll, the online social gaming phenomenon with more than 200,000,000 members worldwide, will have a new way to dive into their virtual world this Fall. Stardoll has inked a deal with Papercutz, the industry’s leading children’s graphic novel publisher, to publish an ongoing series of books featuring five best friends trying to make it in the fashion world. Much like Stardoll’s real-life members, the stars of the series are budding young fashion moguls with big dreams of success and a flair for creative expression.

BENNY BREAKIRON BURSTS ONTO THE SCENE DURING “THE SUMMER OF PEYO”

January 30th, 2013 // by JesseG // No Comments

The Smurfs may be only three-apples-high, but their influence across the decades and around the globe is legendary, spawning toys, feature films, an animated TV series, and all the other makings of a media empire. But to Peyo’s truest admirers, it all goes back to the original comics that started it all. This summer, Papercutz, the children’s graphic novel publisher, celebrates the master cartoonist’s life in an event they’re calling “The Summer of Peyo” with two new ongoing series: THE SMURFS ANTHOLOGY, a deluxe repackaging of the classic comics in handsome hardcovers, and the debut of BENNY BREAKIRON, Peyo’s super-powered grade school champion, never before seen in the U.S.