HarperCollins Children’s Books will release the first volume in a graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s New York Times
bestselling and Newbery medal-winning novel The Graveyard Book
on July 23rd, with Volume 2
to follow in September.
The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel: Volume 1
is adapted by P. Craig Russell, and each chapter will be illustrated by a different artist. Kevin Nowlan, P. Craig Russell, Tony Harris, Scott Hampton, Galen Showman, Jill Thompson, and Stephen B. Scott all contribute chapters in their signature styles. Volume 1
will cover Chapter One through the Interlude, with Volume 2
will cover Chapter Six through the end. The 192-page hardcover will have an MSRP of $19.99.
The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel: Volume 2
, which will follow at the end of September, will feature art by Kevin Nowlan, P. Craig Russell, Galen Showman, Scott Hampton, and David Lafuente. The 176-page hardcover will have an MSRP of $19.99.
The story follows Nobody "Bod" Owens, a normal boy who lives in a graveyard, and is being raised by the graveyard’s ghosts and an otherworldly guardian. There are adventures to be had in the graveyard, but Bod must not leave it, or he will have to face the man Jack, who killed Bod’s family.