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On the heels of agreements with Seven Seas Entertainment and UDON Entertainment, comiXology announced at Comic-Con International that it has signed a digital-distribution agreement for Scholastic’s Graphix imprint.
Launched in 2005 with color editions of Jeff Smith’s bestselling Bone, the line publishes graphic novels for ages 6 to 14. All nine volumes of Bone are available for download from comiXology.
The comiXology agreement kicks off with the release of 19 full-length graphic novels from the Graphix catalog: The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1: Kristy’s Great Idea and The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #2: The Truth About Stacey, by Raina Telgemeier (based on the books by Ann M. Martin); Bad Island, Cardboard and Ghostopolis, by Doug TenNapel; Bird & Squirrel on the Run, by James Burks; Breaking Up: A Fashion High Graphic Novel, by Aimee Friedman and Christine Norrie; Goosebumps Graphix #1: Creepy Creatures, by R.L. Stine and artists Gabriel Hernandez, Scott Morse and Greg Ruth; Goosebumps Graphix #2: Terror Trips, by R.L. Stine and artists Jill Thompson, Jamie Tolagson and Amy Kim Ganter; Goosebumps Graphix #3: Scary Summer, by R.L. Stine and artists Dean Haspiel, Kyle Baker and Ted Naifeh; Knights of the Lunch Table #1-3, by Frank Cammuso; Magic Pickle Graphic Novel, Magic Pickle: VS. The Egg Poacher, Magic Pickle: and the Planet of the Grapes, Magic Pickle: and the Creature from the Black Legume, and Magic Pickle: and the Garden of Evil, by Scott Morse; and Queen Bee by Chynna Clugston.
The debut of those titles will be followed by more books from Graphix’s catalog, with new released receiving same-day digital release.