Just Beyond: Monstrosity | Preview
Today we have a preview of Just Beyond: Monstrosity, by R.L. Stine, the author of the Goosebumps series. Stine is creating a series of original graphic novels, Just Beyond, for BOOM! Studios, and last year BOOM! announced that the series is being adapted for TV on Disney+. BOOM! is publishing the middle-grade horror series under its KaBOOM! kids’ imprint, and this book features a new artist, Irene Flores (Heavy Vinyl), with additional inks by Lea Caballero, colors by Joana LaFuente, and lettering by Mike Fiorentino. Here’s the executive summary:
THERE’S NO BUSINESS LIKE HORROR BUSINESS! Ruthie and Ezra Dillon’s dad and uncle just bought an old Hollywood movie studio. And while the family has plans for reviving it to make scary movies for a modern audience, the monsters hiding in the backlot have other ideas. Ruthie and Ezra are eager to star in their family’s films, but they’ll soon find themselves in a real horror show with Wolfenscreem, the Lagoonatics, and the Wasp-Keeper…who are all ready for their revival with a vengeance!
Just Beyond: Monstrosity will be available in comic shops on October 20 and in bookstores and online on October 26. In the meantime, here’s a sample. Enjoy!
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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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