I was rather pleasantly surprised to see the following card flyer given out at my comic store a couple of weeks ago, promoting Scholastic’s Graphix line of graphic novels.
The back text reads as follows. (I’ve inserted links to their website and my reviews of certain titles.)
From Scholastic’s Graphix, the official home of Bone, new graphic novels for girls of all ages.
Become BFF with the new Baby-Sitters Club! Ann M. Martin’s original series is now a graphic novel series, adapted by Raina Telgemeier. Book two coming Fall 2006.
Queen Bee. Get ready for middle-school mischief and superpower mayhem in this hilarious new series from Chynna Clugston, creator of Blue Monday and Scooter Girl. Queen Bee #2 coming Spring 2007.
Breaking Up. Christine Norrie [Cheat] teams up with New York Times bestselling author Aimee Friedman for this new graphic novel about what happens when romance and friendship collide. Coming Spring 2007.