Media Release — BOOM! Studios is proud to announce that the Young Adult Library Service Association (YALSA) has selected CTHULHU TALES VOL. 2: WHISPER OF MADNESS as one of their 2010 Great Graphic Novels for Teens.
This year, YALSA has compiled a list of 73 titles out of 127 official nominations selected from all graphic novels published in the last 16 months. These titles are recommended for readers ages 12 to 18 and are chosen for their ability to “meet the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens.”
“We are ecstatic about this award,” says Sales Director Jenny Christopher. “We work our hardest to produce the best stories we can for children, teens and adults and awards like this make it all worth while. From everyone at BOOM! Studios we are proud to say we produce ‘Great Graphic Novels for Teens'”
Anyone may view the list of other award recipients at the American Library Association website: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/greatgraphicnovelsforteens/ggnt10.cfm
About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios (www.boom-studios.com) is a unique publishing house specializing in high-profile projects across a wide variety of different genres from some of the industry’s biggest talents, including Philip K. Dick’s DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, The Henson Company’s FARSCAPE, and the original Mark Waid series IRREDEEMABLE. BOOM! recently launched its youth imprint, BOOM Kids!, with Pixar’s THE INCREDIBLES, CARS, and TOY STORY, as well as Disney’s THE MUPPETS, DONALD DUCK, UNCLE SCROOGE and WALT DISNEY’S COMICS AND STORIES. This year, BOOM! Studios celebrates its fifth anniversary.