R.L. Stine Signs an Original Graphic Novel Deal With BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios has announced that R.L. Stine, the award-winning, bestselling horror author and creator of Goosebumps and Fear Street, has signed a multi-book original graphic novel agreement with the publisher. The author will bring new concepts to the comic book medium for the first time and produce a brand new series of four middle grade supernatural horror original graphic novels for BOOM!.
The first original graphic novel in this series from R.L. Stine and BOOM! Studios, released through the company’s middle grade imprint KaBOOM!, will be available everywhere books are sold in Fall 2019.
With the release of his debut novel Blind Date in 1981, R.L. Stine established himself as one of the most important new voices in horror for a new generation. This was followed up with the release of Fear Street in 1989, which remains the best-selling YA series in history with more than 100 books published thus far, andGoosebumps in 1992, which transformed Stine into a worldwide celebrity. The series was soon adapted as a hit TV series and recently returned as a blockbuster film starring Jack Black in 2015 from Sony/Columbia Pictures, with a sequel currently filming. Stine has continued to create exciting new horror concepts for younger audiences each year, in turn becoming one of the most successful American novelists of all time.