DC Entertainment Announces New YA & Middle Grade Imprints

DC is upping its younger-geared graphic novel content with some pretty exciting titles and authors.

DC Entertainment is about to up its commitment to younger readers. The comic book company recently announced that it is set to launch two new imprints, geared at younger readers: DC Ink will target young adult readers and DC Zoom will be geared towards kids. Both will produce graphic novels.

The graphic novels released by the imprints will include iconic characters like Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman, and will include storytellers like Laurie Halse Anderson, Meg Cabot, Melissa de la Cruz, Shea Fontana, Kami Garcia, Minh Lê, and Marie Lu.

The first titles from the imprints will be rolled out in fall 2018. From DC Ink, this will include:  Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass by Mariko Tamaki with art by Steve Pugh, and Mera by Danielle Paige. From DC Zoom, this will be DC Super Hero Girls: Search For Atlantis from writer Shea Fontana and artist Yancey Labat. Check out some of the other titles set to be released in 2019…

From DC Ink: Batman: Gotham High by Melissa de la Cruz; Batman: Nightwalker — The Graphic Novel by Marie Lu; Teen Titans by Kamia Garcia; Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale by Lauren Myracle; and Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed by Laurie Halse Anderson.

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From DC Zoom: Batman Tales: Once Upon a Crime by Derek Fridolfs with art from Dustin Nguyen; Batman: Overdrive by Shea Fontana; Black Canary: Ignite by Meg Cabot; Dear Justice League by Michael Northrop; Green Lantern: Legacy by Minh Lê; Super Sons by Ridley Pearson; Superman of Smallville by Art Baltazar with art from Franco; Superman Smashes the Klan by Gene Yang.