Scholastic, which has scored a huge success with its full color editions of Jeff Smith's Bone, has announced another blockbuster title for its Graphix line of graphic novels -- R.L. Stine's Goosebumps. The first volume in the series, Goosebumps Graphix 1: Creepy Creatures ($8.99 trade, $16.99 hardcover), is due out this September. The 144-page full color book, which is targeted at readers from 9-12, includes three ghoulish Goosebumps tales adapted to the graphic novel format by Scott Morse (The Magic Pickle), Greg Ruth (Conan the Barbarian) and Gabriel Hernandez (The Thief of Always).
In addition to three volumes of Jeff Smith's Bone, which have sold a total of nearly a million copies, Scholastic's Graphix imprint has also recently released a graphic novel adaptation by Raina Telgemeier of the first volume in the highly popular Babysitter's Club series.