Jen Wang to Create The Prince and The Dressmaker Graphic Novel

By Maryann Yin 

New Jen Wang Graphic Novel FullComics creator Jen Wang has been working on a new graphic novel entitled The Prince and the Dressmaker.

According to the Diversity in YA Tumblr page, the story follows “a young 19th Century prince named Sebastian who secretly loves to wear dresses. He hires an ambitious young seamstress named Frances to make dresses for him and as their collaboration grows, so do their feelings for one another.”

First Second Books has set the release date for 2017. Wang revealed in a statement that she felt compelled to create this project in honor of her teenage self.