Nancy’s car is stolen! A rare copy of Edgar Allen Poe’s first story has vanished! A girl has been kidnapped! All before this story even begins! To set things right and satisfy a crazed Poe fan, Nancy Drew must solve a sixty-year-old mystery that’s daunted millions and discover the true identity of the person who visits Poe’s grave every year, toasting the writer and leaving three roses. Fortunately, she has plenty of help as her two new pals, the Dana Girls, accompany her on her quest to discover Poe’s Lost Verse!
Papercutz is a graphic novel publisher that is building a following among the next generation of comics fans, giving classic characters a modern makeover. While educators rave about the high quality of the Papercutz writing and artwork, readers 8 and up are simply enjoying the great adventures found in each fun-filled volume. Each Papercutz graphic novel features comics stories drawn in the style of the popular Japanese comics known as manga.
Stefan Petrucha has written X-Files comics and for Disney comics. He is the author of such YA series as “Timetripper" (Razorbill), "Wicked Dead" with Thomas Pendleton (Harper Collins) and “The Rule of Won,” which was published in September 2008 to rave reviews. Stefan has written every Nancy Drew Graphic Novel from Papercutz to date with more to come.
Sarah Kinney has written over 150 original Disney comics for Egmont Publishing. She recently finished scripting the animated feature “Blaze of Glory” for Santoon Productions.
Sho Murase is active in animation. Her first graphic novel “SEI” was published by Image Comics in 2003, and she quickly moved on to illustrate more than a dozen graphic novels. Her art has been displayed at galleries around the world including the German Film Museum in Frankfurt, and the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark.