Recent Graphic Novel Deals, Early October 2023

The Three Beasts by Gillian Pascasio
  • Dust, by Gina Nguyen, first of two books about a dust bunny who eats troublesome emotions for a boy dealing with his father’s death, Knopf, 2026
  • The Ghost Key, by S.R. Appavu, young adult horror debut featuring a trans high schooler having nightmares after their sister’s death, Holiday House, summer 2026
  • One Mad Cat, by Vicky Fang, first of two books about a mystery-solving cat, Candlewick Press, fall 2025
  • Ralph, by Andy Hirsch, taking a dog through agility training helps a boy with his anxiety, First Second, 2025
  • Serendipity, by Gabbie Benda, an ominous fortune causes a schoolgirl to try and change her luck, Holiday House, spring 2026
  • The Three Beasts, by Gillian Pascasio, action-adventure debut in a fantasy land inspired by the Philippines, Mad Cave Studios/Maverick, 2025

Source: Publishers Weekly Rights Report, October 2 and October 9

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Johanna Draper Carlson has been reviewing comics for over 20 years. She manages, the longest-running independent review site online that covers all genres of comic books, graphic novels, and manga. She has an MA in popular culture, studying online fandom, and was previously, among many other things, webmaster for DC Comics. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

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