Calling this Fall a “Season of firsts”, Papercutz will be publishing at least seven new and different editions of Volume 1 collections across their various lines. From Hotel Transylvania as a Halloween treat to the arrival of Gumby, titles like Desert Rose in the girls’ Charmz line, and the horror title High Moon in the Super Genius line, Papercutz are bringing plenty of fresh visions to comics for Fall.
Here’s a complete listing of the seven volumes announced:
HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA VOL. 1
by Stefan Petrucha and James Savino
Official Description: Here’s a treat for Halloween. All-new graphic novel set between the hit films! The debut HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA graphic novel based on the hit movies! Horror author Stephen Cling visits Hotel Transylvania to try and prove monsters are still dangerous. Dracula, his daughter and her family, and the Drac pack are anything but! However, when a human child goes missing, it is up to Drac, Mavis, and the rest of the Hotel crew to locate the child before their monstrous reputation gets them chased out of town.
GUMBY VOL. 1
by Jeff Whitman, Rick Geary, Kyle Baker and more!
Official Description: For the first time in over a decade, an all-new graphic novel featuring the classic animation characters. Gumby, Pokey and the gang are back with new adventures for the first time in over ten years! Newly reimagined stories bring the magic of the classic clay boy to a new generation. First, moon creatures invade the toy store where Gumby lives! Gumby and his friends must muster up the courage to contain these triangular foes. Also featuring more stories of the flexible green gumbino told by today’s top storytellers.
MANOSAURS VOL. 1
by Stefan Petrucha and Yellowhale Studios
Official Description: Are they men? Or are they dinosaurs? The Manosaurs are here to take on the evil Armaggedon in this fun adventure story. Leo “the Doc” Jeffries is down on his luck with his run down Dynamic Dino Display until he unearths a box of bonafide dinosaur eggs! The eggs hatch in to four talking dinosaurs who rapidly adapt and grow into their new environment…the twenty first century! Now, Tri, Rex, Ptor, and Pterry must navigate life after extinction and defend their new family from forces of the dreaded Armaggedon who would like to make sure these powerful reptiles stay extinct.
DRACULA MARRIES FRANKENSTEIN
by Susan Schade & Jon Buller
Official Description: Are the kids of Megatown ready to tackle the issue of Intra-Monster Marriage? This fun sequel to ANNE OF GREEN BAGELS is sure to get people talking. Leo “the Doc” Jeffries is down on his luck with his run down Dynamic Dino Display until he unearths a box of bonafide dinosaur eggs! The eggs hatch in to four talking dinosaurs who rapidly adapt and grow into their new environment…the twenty first century! Now, Tri, Rex, Ptor, and Pterry must navigate life after extinction and defend their new family from forces of the dreaded Armaggedon who would like to make sure these powerful reptiles stay extinct.
GHOST FRIENDS FOREVER VOL. 1
by Monica Gallagher & Kata Kane
Official Description: A new series featuring teenage ghostbusters learning about (after)life and love! Sophia Campos is only just getting used to her new life with her divorced dad and managing their business of helping ghosts, when she meets a ghost girl who changes everything. Not because she’s a ghost – but because of what it brings out in Sophia. Soon her brother, her best friend, her old crush Jake, and her parents are all entangled together on solving the case of the dead girl. Because she’s not just any average ghost girl. She also holds a piece of the puzzle to something Sophia cares about very much -what was the paranormal event that caused her parents to split up in the first place?
THE SCARLET ROSE VOL. 1
by Patricia Lyfoung
Official Description: Fun historical adventure with a female lead. The Scarlet Pimpernel has nothing on THE SCARLET ROSE! Maud is quite happy living her simple life with her father and learning the exciting art of sword fighting. But when her father is murdered, Maud is whisked away from the life she knows by her rich and lordly grandfather. He wants to give her a home – on his terms – and help Maud become a real lady. All Maud wants to do is keep on fighting, so that she can have her revenger on her father’s killer.
High adventure and historical fiction come together in a swashbuckling thriller! Swords, vengeance, and a dashing highwayman known as the Fox comprise the key components to The Scarlet Rose, as Maud learns everything she thought she knew about her life wasn’t true, and how to grow and grieve after losing her father. THE SCARLET ROSE blends exciting, thrilling action with grounded, emotional characterization.
HIGH MOON VOL. 1
by David Gallaher & Steve Ellis
Official Description: It’s cowboys vs. werewolves in this thrilling horror series! Bounty-hunter Matthew Macgregor investigates a series of strange happenings in the dusty Texas town of Blest where drought has brought famine and hardship to most of the town and surrounding ranches.
Unfortunately, that’s the least of the town’s worries! While the summer heat pushes the mercury toward further unbearable degrees during the day, the nights are haunted by strange unnatural creatures roaming the darkness. Macgregor, a former Pinkerton agent, seeks to uncover the town’s dark secrets and tries desperately to keep his own past steeped in witchcraft and the supernatural hidden. At sundown… they’ll be a showdown at High Moon.