Tuesday, December 15, 2015

How to Talk to Girls at Parties Get Dark Horse Adaptation


If you find yourself having difficulty talking to girls at parties fear not! In June 2016, Dark Horse will offer a graphic novel adaptation of How to Talk to Girls at Parties. The original work is an award-winning Neil Gaiman short story and the work is getting the graphic novel treatment by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá. Originally published in Gaiman’s Fragile Things: Short Fiction and Wonders, “How to Talk to Girls at Parties” quickly became a celebrated work, receiving a nomination for a 2007 Hugo Award for Best Short Story and winning the Locus Award for Best Short Story the same year.

“They have a storytelling aesthetic where [depicting] body language is everything. The story is all about what’s in the narrators’ heads, so it can be very hard to do that in comics. It’s incredibly enjoyable to write a story and see them make it real,” said Neil Gaiman in an exclusive interview with Publishers Weekly.

In How to Talk to Girls at Parties, two teenage boys are in for a tremendous shock when they crash a party where the girls are far more than they appear! How to Talk to Girls at Parties is in stores June 15, 2016. Full press release below.

MOON AND BÁ ADAPT NEIL GAIMAN’S “HOW TO TALK TO GIRLS AT PARTIES”


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 14, 2015—In June 2016, Dark Horse Books will be pleased to offerHow to Talk to Girls at Parties, a brilliant new graphic novel adaptation of an award-winning short story from Neil Gaiman—one of the most celebrated authors of our time—by award-winning artists Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá.

Originally published in Neil Gaiman’s Fragile Things: Short Fiction and Wonders, “How to Talk to Girls at Parties” quickly became a celebrated work, receiving a nomination for a 2007 Hugo Award for Best Short Story and winning the Locus Award for Best Short Story the same year.
Now Moon and Bá are set to adapt the Gaiman story they were born to draw in a sumptuous graphic novel that is not to be missed.

“They have a storytelling aesthetic where [depicting] body language is everything. The story is all about what’s in the narrators’ heads, so it can be very hard to do that in comics. It’s incredibly enjoyable to write a story and see them make it real,” said Neil Gaiman in an exclusive interview with Publishers Weekly.
In How to Talk to Girls at Parties, two teenage boys are in for a tremendous shock when they crash a party where the girls are far more than they appear!

How to Talk to Girls at Parties is in stores June 15, 2016. Preorder your copy today at your local comic shopor through these fine retailers:

Neil Gaiman's How to Talk to Girls at Parties (Hardcover) | 978-1-61655-955-7 | 6/15/2016 | $17.99

Coming soon:

The Facts in the Case of the Departure of Miss Finch (Hardcover, Second Edition) | 978-1-61655-949-6 | 4/20/2016 | $13.99

Creatures of the Night (Hardcover, Second Edition) | 978-1-50670-025-0 | 11/2/16 | $12.99
Also available from Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá :

Two Brothers (Hardcover) | 978-1-61655-856-7 | $24.99

About Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books, and is the recipient of numerous literary honors. Originally from England, he now lives in America.

About Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá
Multiple Eisner Award winners Fábio and Gabriel were born in São Paulo in June 5th, 1976 and have, in one way or another, been telling stories ever since. Now, they tell stories doing comic books and graphic novels (which are essentially the same thing). They are Brazil's very own WONDER TWINS.

About Dark Horse Comics
Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. The company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, X, and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga, and products based on popular properties includes Dragon Age, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, Tomb Raider, Halo, The Witcher, Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.

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