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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Get Graphic Novel Series

Just in time for the 20th anniversary of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Papercutz will release a graphic novel series featuring the original characters from the original show.

Stefan Petrucha and PH Marcondes will write and illustrate the series. The first book comes out in May 2014. Here’s more from the release:

Today, Power Rangers is the No. 1 live-action television series for boys, airing in 150 markets. With new a new iteration every season, longtime fans haven’t seen new adventures of the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers since 1995 .. it will be a companion series to the main Power Rangers graphic novel series, which is aligned with the current television season airing on Nickelodeon, Power Rangers Megaforce.  Both will be written and illustrated.

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8-Year-Old Nancy Drew Stars in New Graphic Novel Series

Papercutz will release a new Nancy Drew graphic novel series about the famous detective’s early years. Since 2005, the publisher has released 23 Nancy Drew comic titles. Volume No. 1 of Nancy Drew and The Clue Crew is titled “Small Volcanoes.”

Husband-and-wife writing duo Stefan Petrucha and Sarah Kinney will write the stories; both have worked with Papercutz on the Nancy Drew comics. Artist Stan Goldberg will illustrate.

Here’s more from the release: ”Drew family’s top-secret case files once again to reveal the mysteries that abounded in River Heights when Nancy was only eight-years-old. Her best friends George, Bess, and Ned are still helping her out, and their friendship is almost as important to solving these middle-grade crimes as their unparalleled smarts.”

‘Harry Potty and the Deathly Boring’ Graphic Novel Parody Released

Just in time for the upcoming Harry Potter adaptation, graphic novel publisher Papercutz has released a parody of J.K. Rowling‘s series: Harry Potty and the Deathly Boring by Stefan Petrucha and artist Rick Parker.

The creators worked on the team behind the Diary of a Stinky Dead Kid, book #8 in the Tales from the Crypt series. The new book is part of Slices, a new parody imprint “dedicated to cutting up your favorite pop culture icons.”

The press release contained this synopsis: “Following the killing of their mentor Dumb-as-a-door by the seemingly traitorous barista Frappe, Harry Potty, Don Measley andWhiny Stranger must find a way to defeat the nose-less dark lordValue-Mart (He-Whose-Prices-Can’t-Be-Beat) and his followers. Along with other characters such as Paco Malphy, Robby the Elf,and Seriously Black, Harry with plunger ready must face the Odor Eaters in order to avenge the death of his parents and bring balance to the world of magic at Nosewarts.”