It's been a little over a year since we've heard anything regarding a "Dead@17" adaptation -- the latest scuttlebutt pointing at Mike Dougherty ("Trick R Treat") being pegged to write a script and Vanessa Hudgens starring as the series main character, Nara Kilday
According to a quote from Karen Berger in a terribly-titled Wall Street Journal article, the folks at DC have been "looking at the success of manga as a great sign that teenage girls were actually reading comics again." The result of all that looking is Minx, a new line of young adult graphic novels aimed at girls.
The first, PLAIN JANES, was a great surprise. I knew I liked Jim Rugg's