Twilight fans, get ready – Yen Press has announced the release of the second volume in the graphic novel adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight to take place October 11th. According to ICv2, ‘Twilight: The Graphic Novel Vol. 2’ will be released as in e-book and hardcover format, and it’s set to retail for $19.99 with a first printing of 350,000 copies.
ICv2 reports that‘Twilight: The Graphic Novel Vol. 2’ will contain selected text from Meyer’s original novel with illustrations by the Korean artist Young Kim. Young Kim’s style, which includes both Asian and Western comic techniques, is showcased to great advantage in this black-and-white graphic novel with color interspersed throughout.”
In addition, “Meyer has closely supervised the creation of the Twilight graphic novels, and is pleased with the results, saying: “Knowing how beautifully Young Kim rendered the Twilight universe in the first volume, I couldn’t wait for this next one. Her illustrations of characters and settings gorgeously capture the world and are very close to what I saw in my mind’s eye while writing Twilight.”
The announcement of this upcoming novel will more than likely be highly anticipated by many Twilight fans. Be sure to check your local bookseller (either in store or online) as the October 11th date nears!