Interest Yen Press Adapts Chronicles of Nick, Infernal Devices
posted on 2011-10-14 13:20 EDT by Egan Loo
The North American publisher Yen Press announced at its New York Comic Con panel on Friday that it will adapt two English young-adult (YA) novel series into graphic novels: Sherrilyn Kenyon's Dark-Hunter prequel Chronicles of Nick and Cassandra Clare's The Infernal Devices trilogy. Yen Press has not announced who will draw the two-volume adaptation of Chronicles of Nick, but it will run under the title Dark-Hunters: Infinity in the online Yen Plus magazine starting next fall. HyeKyung Baek will adapt The Infernal Devices for Yen Plus, and the first book volume will ship next fall.
Yen Press describes the stories of both series:
Chronicles of Nick, a YA prequel to Kenyon's immensely popular Dark-Hunter novels, reveals the path of a young Nick Gautier and the circumstances that led him to become the man with whom readers first became familiar in Kenyon's earlier books.
The Infernal Devices, a standalone trilogy set within the universe of [Clare's] immensely popular The Mortal Instruments series, is the story of Tessa Gray, a sixteen-year-old American girl traveling alone to Victorian London who runs afoul of the city's sordid supernatural underworld. Rescued by the Shadowhunters of the London Institute, Tessa quickly finds herself caught up in an intrigue that may very well destroy her new friends – including the two enigmatic young men, Jem and Will, who have taken her under their wing…