A New Take On Werewolves: Previewing YA Graphic Novel ‘Artie And The Wolf Moon’

by Olly MacNamee

Coming out on Tuesday 7th September Graphic Universe – an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group – released Olivia Stephens’s eagerly awaited YA graphic novel debut Artie and the Wolf Moon. A graphic novel for young adults that a brings a new take on werewolf lore, putting the importance of community and the joy of family at the heart of the story. And we have a preview to share with you below:

“In Artie and the Wolf Moon, Artie Irvin discovers her family’s past is full of secrets. After sneaking out against her mother’s wishes, Artie spots a massive wolf—then watches it don a bathrobe and transform into her mom. Thrilled to discover she comes from a line of werewolves, Artie asks her mom to share everything—including the story of Artie’s late father. Her mom reluctantly agrees. After finding a new community, Artie thrives and even develops a crush on her new friend, Maya. But the more she learns the history of werewolves and her own parents’ past, she discovers that wolves aren’t the scariest thing in the woods…”

Olly MacNamee

A unashamed DC Comics fan and sometime teacher for over 20 years! I got lucky and found the escape hatch. Now, I just read and write about comics all day long. Co-host of the ICE-Cast podcast and one third of the brains behind Birmingham's street art and graffiti festival High Vis Fest.