News Flash: Dark Horse Adds Two ‘Frozen’ Graphic Novels
We’re kicking off this spring week with some chilly news: Dark Horse has two new graphic novels based on the Disney film Frozen. Cecil Castellucci has penned a retelling of the film from the points of view of Anna and Elsa in Disney Frozen YA Retelling, which is due out on October 1. In case that’s not enough, Dark Horse is bundling a bunch of previously released Frozen comics into a 240-page anthology, Disney Adventures: Flurries of Fun, which will be out on September 3. This collection of stories features work by writers Alessandro Ferrari, and Tea Orsi and artists Emilio Urbano, Michela Frare, Nicoletta Baldari, Miriam Gambino, Veronica Di Lorenzo, and Marino Gentile. All this, of course, is to help build anticipation for the theatrical release of the sequel, Frozen 2, in November. The full press release is below, and this is also your first look at the covers for these two books.
DISNEY’S MAGICAL TALE OF SISTERLY LOVE CONTINUES
Dark Horse and Disney Bring You Two Frozen Graphic Novels
MILWAUKIE, Ore., (May 6, 2019)— Dark Horse and Disney are pleased to bring you two new graphic novels from the kingdom of Arendelle with Disney Frozen Adventures: Flurries of Funand Disney Frozen,YA Retelling.
Embark on the adventures of Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Sven, and Olaf in a collection of exciting comic stories in Disney Frozen Adventures: Flurries of Fun! Discover something new about the characters you love and experience this wonderous world of joy, laughter, and adventure with every turn of the page. The 240-page collection of previously released Disney Frozen comics brings you back to Arendelle with a mighty creative team including writers Alessandro Ferrari, and Tea Orsi, and artistsEmilio Urbano, Michela Frare, Nicoletta Baldari, Miriam Gambino, Veronica Di Lorenzo, and Marino Gentile!
That’s not the end of the Frozen fun though! Gain new insight into the original and timeless Oscar®–winning film, Disney Frozen, from the perspectives of Anna and Elsa themselves in an introspective graphic novel retelling for young adults, Disney Frozen YA Retelling!
Return to the unforgettable world of Frozenand experience the captivating story of family, love, acceptance, and magic from the first-person perspective of the two sisters! Disney’s 2013 stunning big-screen masterpiece is expanded upon by award–winning author Cecil Castellucci (Soupy Leaves Home,Shade, The Changing Girl) in the 72-page graphic novel! Elsa and Anna begin an epic journey joined by Kristoff, his reindeer best friend Sven, and everyone’s favorite little snowman Olaf, to bring peace and Spring back to Arendelle!
Ahead of the November theatrical release of Frozen 2, Disney Frozen Adventures: Flurries of Fun TPB goes on saleSeptember 3, 2019 for $10.99 and can be pre-ordered through Amazonand Barnes & Nobleor at your local comic shop. Disney Frozen YA Retelling TPB hits comic shops and bookstore October 1, 2019 and is also available for pre-order at those locations for $12.99.
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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.
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