During the DC Ink panel at BookCon 2019 with authors Kami Garcia (TEEN TITANS: RAVEN), Danielle Paige (MERA: TIDEBREAKER), Lauren Myracle (UNDER THE MOON: A CATWOMAN TALE) and Mariko Tamaki (HARLEY QUINN: BREAKING GLASS), DC made several exciting announcements for the publisher’s upcoming YA graphic novels, revealing a new trailer and title for the highly anticipated Teen Titans series, and the artists and covers for the Spring 2020 slate.
In anticipation of its July 2, 2019, release DC debuted an official trailer for TEEN TITANS: RAVEN during the panel. Written by New York Timesbestselling author Kami Garcia (Beautiful Creatures) and illustrated by fan-favorite artist Gabriel Picolo, TEEN TITANS: RAVEN follows 17-year-old Rachel Roth as she moves to New Orleans to live with her foster mother’s family after a tragic accident. Raven’s past and present collide when strange things happen during her final year of high school. Garcia’s debut graphic novel is the first book in her multi-part Teen Titans series with popular artist Gabriel Picolo.
We all have our demons, but Rachel’s can destroy the world. New York Times bestselling author Kami Garcia and popular up-and-coming artist Gabriel Picolo present Teen Titans: Raven, a new Young Adult graphic novel about lost memories, new relationships and facing the darkness within. Available July 2, 2019 wherever books and comics are sold.
Panel attendees were also treated to the first look at Garcia and Picolo’s next Teen Titans installment, TEEN TITANS: BEAST BOY. Ahead of its 2020 release, a sneak preview of the book will be available in TEEN TITANS: RAVEN when the book goes on sale.
To cap off an already exciting panel, DC ended the discussion announcing the artists for previously announced YA graphic novels debuting in Spring 2020 and gave fans a first look at the covers. Full creative teams for the Spring 2020 YA graphic novel lineup are below.
● THE ORACLE CODE
○ Writer: Marieke Nijkamp
○ Artist: Manuel Preitano
● GOTHAM HIGH
○ Writer: Melissa de la Cruz
○ Artist: Thomas Pitilli
● SHADOW OF THE BATGIRL
○ Writer: Sarah Kuhn
○ Artist: Nicole Goux
● THE LOST CARNIVAL: A DICK GRAYSON GRAPHIC NOVEL
○ Writer: Michael Moreci
○ Artist: Sas Milledge
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