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Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book to become a graphic novel

Brigid Alverson

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P. Craig Russell and a posse of other artists are hard at work adapting Neil Gaiman’s 2008 children’s novel The Graveyard Book into graphic-novel form.

Russell has worked with Gaiman on a number of adult comics, including several issues of The Sandman and the standalone story Murder Mysteries, which will be reissued in a new edition later this year. While he is supervising this adaptation, each chapter will be done by a different artist; the roster includes Jill Thompson, creator of Magic Trixie and Scary Godmother, who has also collaborated with Gaiman on the Sandman series.

Gaiman posted the news, along with a few preview pages, on his blog.

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Brigid Alverson About Brigid Alverson

Brigid Alverson, the editor of the Good Comics for Kids blog, has been reading comics since she was 4. She has an MFA in printmaking and has worked as a book editor and a newspaper reporter; now she is assistant to the mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts. In addition to editing GC4K, she writes about comics and graphic novels at MangaBlog, SLJTeen, Publishers Weekly Comics World, Comic Book Resources, MTV Geek, and Good E-Reader.com. Brigid is married to a physicist and has two daughters in college, which is why she writes so much. She was a judge for the 2012 Eisner Awards.

Comments

  1. Alissa says:

    Neil Gaiman’s books always lend themselves so well to these sort of adaptions! (the graphics for Coraline and Stardust were fantastic) I’m really looking forward to this one.

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