Graphic Novel launch for Geronimo Stilton
Italian entertainment company Atlantyca Entertainment has announced the May 5th, 2020 release of the new Geronimo Stilton: Graphic Novel entitled, “The Sewer Rat Sink,” an all-new graphic novel featuring a Geronimo Stilton adventure as interpreted by author, artist and long-time fan, Tom Angleberger, based on the story by Elisabetta Dami. The Geronimo Stilton graphic novel is being published by Scholastic, an expanded publishing agreement between Atlantyca and Scholastic, the U.S. publisher for the renowned Geronimo Stilton book series, Atlantyca’s globally popular book series
The graphic novel tells the story of a stinky smell that is taking over New Mouse City! No mouse can live under these circumstances. Geronimo Stilton and his best friend Hercule Poirat, the private detective, head underground into the sewer world of Mouse Island to investigate.
“It is with immense pride that we introduce this very special graphic novel,” noted Abigail McAden, Associate Publisher, Scholastic Trade. “We are honoured to be working with New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tom Angleberger on what is the next progression of the Geronimo Stilton publishing brand.”
“So exciting to see Geronimo Stilton, himself, pursue this wonderful adventure,” noted Carmen Castillo, Foreign Rights Manager, Atlantyca, “We are so thrilled to be broadening our relationship with our friends at Scholastic on this exciting new endeavor which we hope will introduce our beloved Geronimo Stilton to a whole new group of readers in a whole new way. Tom Angleberger has done an amazing job at putting his own touch and adapting Geronimo Stilton’s adventures that graphic novel fans are going to love.”
Geronimo Stilton is the world-famous Italian children’s book series. Scholastic Corporation has published the English version of the series in the U.S. since February 2004. Publishing rights to the Geronimo Stilton series have been sold to many of the world’s most prestigious publishing houses with the books having been translated into 49 languages and distributed to over 150 countries. The series has sold over 166 million copies worldwide, and with 249 editions, it is one of the best-selling children’s book series ever written. Sales of Geronimo Stilton books top 69 million in the English-speaking countries.
The Geronimo Stilton brand is a successful television global brand, with three seasons of the highly successful animated series now being broadcast in over 150 countries. Atlantyca is the rights holder of the international publishing rights, the worldwide licensing and animation rights and the producer of the successful animated’ Geronimo Stilton (78 x 22’) which is based on the book series, and currently available to stream on Amazon and Netflix.