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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
If you love being mercilessly annoyed by talking fruit, boy do we have the graphic novel for you. At long last, Annoying Orange, the undisputed heavyweight champion of groaners, is making his comics debut on December 11! We would say more, but maybe it’s time to let Orange do the explaining; see his first comics press release below!
New York, NY — Nancy Drew, one of detective fiction’s most beloved heroines for more than 80 years, is getting an all-new graphic novel treatment this month when Papercutz premieres NANCY DREW AND THE CLUE CREW #1: “Small Volcanoes” at New York Comic-Con, two weeks ahead of its October 30, 2012 release date.
New York, NY — Papercutz, the industry’s leading publisher of all-ages graphic novels, has announced a slate of events and special giveaways for kids and families at New York’s biggest comics convention next week. NYCC Kids, the all-ages convention within New York Comic Con, will be held on Sunday, October 14 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.
NEW MOUSE CITY — With the 2012 Olympic Games underway this week in London, The Rodent’s Gazette is reporting that the newspaper’s editor-in-chief, Geronimo Stilton, has returned from a dangerous mission in time to preserve the event’s historic legacy. Graphic novel publisher Papercutz has revealed the entire story in GERONIMO STILTON #10: “Geronimo Stilton Saves the Olympics,” available now everywhere books are sold.
New York, NY — Papercutz announced an unprecedented 425,000-copy first printing of LEGO® NINJAGO #4: “Tomb of the Fangpyre” today, in response to record sales and continued interest from LEGO fans of all ages. The second and third volumes of the series launched at #1 on the New York Times Best-Seller list, a rarity for children’s graphic novels. The book will be available on August 21, 2012.