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Various W.i.t.c.h. books have been released, including a series of chapter books which are novelizations of comic book issues, collected editions of comic issues, and original stories in novel form.

Chapter Books

Main article: Chapter Books

The W.I.T.C.H. chapter books consist of twenty-six books, adapted from the comic series by Elizabeth Lenhard, Julie Komorn, Kate Egan and Alice Alfonsi. Each book contains comic inserts from the original W.I.T.C.H. comic. The book series was designed for UK and USA release and preceded the graphic novel adaptation in the United States.

The power of five

The first book, "The Power of Five".

  1. The Power of Five
  2. The Disappearance
  3. Finding Meridian
  4. The Fire of Friendship
  5. The Last Tear
  6. Illusions and Lies
  7. The Light of Meridian
  8. Out of the Dark
  9. The Four Dragons
  10. A Bridge Between Worlds
  11. The Crown of Light
  12. The Return of a Queen
  13. A Different Path
  14. Worlds Apart
  15. The Courage to Choose
  16. Path of Revenge
  17. The Darkest Dream
  18. Keeping Hope
  19. The Other Truth
  20. Whispers of Doubt
  21. A Weakened Heart
  22. A Choice is Made
  23. Farewell to Love
  24. Trust Your Heart
  25. Enchanted Waters
  26. Friends Forever

Additionally, two bindups of three novels each were published.

  1. The Beginning (Books 1, 2 & 3)
  2. Guardians of the Veil (Books 4, 5 & 6)

Graphic Novels

Hyperion

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The cover of the first Hyperion graphic novel

Main article: Hyperion Graphic Novels

Starting in 2005, Hyperion published 8 graphic novels in the USA, containing two issues each. Below is a list of their titles and the issues they contain.

  1. The Power of Friendship (Halloween and The Twelve Portals)
  2. Meridian Magic (The Dark Dimension and The Power of Fire)
  3. The Revealing (So Be It Forever and Illusions and Lies)
  4. Between Light and Dark (One Day You'll Meet Him and The Black Roses of Meridian)
  5. Legends Revealed (The Four Dragons and A Bridge Between Two Worlds)
  6. Forces of Change (The Crown of Light and The Challenge of Phobos)
  7. Under Pressure (I Know Who You Are and The End of a Dream)
  8. An Unexpected Return (The Courage to Choose and Nerissa's Seal)

Yen Press

Main article: Yen Press Graphic Novels
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The cover of the first Yen Press graphic novel

At the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International, Yen Press announced that they would be republishing the W.i.t.c.h. Comic Books with a new English translation[1]. Each volume contains four issues (with the exception of volumes 16 and 19 which contain only three issues) and a few pages of additional content. To date, nineteen volumes have been released and three more have been announced[2].

  1. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part I. The Twelve Portals, Vol. 1
  2. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part I. The Twelve Portals, Vol. 2
  3. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part I. The Twelve Portals, Vol. 3
  4. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part II. Nerissa's Revenge, Vol. 1
  5. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part II. Nerissa's Revenge, Vol. 2
  6. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part II. Nerissa's Revenge, Vol. 3
  7. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part III. A Crisis on Both Worlds, Vol. 1
  8. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part III. A Crisis on Both Worlds, Vol. 2
  9. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part III. A Crisis on Both Worlds, Vol. 3
  10. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part IV. Trial of the Oracle, Vol. 1
  11. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part IV. Trial of the Oracle, Vol. 2
  12. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part IV. Trial of the Oracle, Vol. 3
  13. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part V. The Book of the Elements, Vol. 1
  14. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part V. The Book of the Elements, Vol. 2
  15. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part V. The Book of the Elements, Vol. 3
  16. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part V. The Book of the Elements, Vol. 4
  17. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part VI. Ragorlang, Vol. 1
  18. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part VI. Ragorlang, Vol. 2
  19. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part VI. Ragorlang, Vol. 3
  20. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part VII. New Power, Vol. 1
  21. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part VII. New Power, Vol. 2
  22. W.i.t.c.h.: The Graphic Novel, Part VII. New Power, Vol. 3

Manga

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Instead of publishing the comic books in Japan, they were adapted into a manga. Two volumes were published collecting all the issues

  1. Manga Volume 1
  2. Manga Volume 2

Lene Kaaberbøl

Danish author Lene Kaaberbøl has written a number of novels which tell original stories set in the W.I.T.C.H. universe which have been published in Denmark.

Adventure Books

Main article: W.I.T.C.H. Adventures
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The cover of Will's Adventure Book, When Lightning Strikes

The first five of them each have one of the five girls as the main character in the order of the first letters in their names (Will, Irma, Taranee, Cornelia, and Hay Lin) and have been published in English.

  1. When Lightning Strikes  (The Heart of the Salamander)
  2. Enchanted Music  (The Music of the Silencer)
  3. Heartbreak Island  (The Fire of the Ocean)
  4. Stolen Spring (Green Magic)
  5. The Cruel Empress (The Gruesome Empress)

Crystal Birds

Main article: Crystal Birds
Crystal Birds 3&4

The cover of the second Crystal Birds bindup

Her next series of W.I.T.C.H. books is called Crystal Birds, containing the following titles:

  1. The Stone Falcon (Stenfalken)
  2. The Talons of the Eagle (Ørnekløer)
  3. The Shadow of the Owl (Der Schatten der Eule)
  4. The Golden Phoenix (Den Gyldne Føniks)

To date, these books do not have an official English translation.

In 2019, Danish publisher Alvilda republished the series, collecting two books per volume[3].

  1. Stenfalken (Books 1 & 2)
  2. Den Gyldne Føniks (Books 3 & 4)

Other Scandinavian Releases

Ebony Pyramid

The cover of The Ebony Pyramid by Ruben Eliassen

Books that have been released in Norway, Sweden and Denmark and do not have an official English translation.

Ruben Eliassen

Josefine Ottesen

Maud Mangold

Lene Møller Jørgensen

Cecilie Eken

Non-Story Content

Guidebooks

GuideToFriends
Main article: Guidebooks

Three books, which include advice, the girls' thoughts, conversations and diary entries about the topic of the book, and quizzes[4].

Annuals

Two annuals were published in the United Kingdom, containing activities, information and short comic inserts.

References

  1. https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/comics/article/74311-yen-press-to-launch-jy-a-kids-graphic-novel-imprint-in-fall-2017.html, Accessed 16th August 2020
  2. https://yenpress.com/series-search/?series=w#46;i.t.c.h.-the-graphic-novel&supapress_order=publishdate-dsc, Accessed 12th August 2020
  3. http://www.alvilda.dk/udgivelse.php?isbn=9788771056471, Accessed 8th June 2020
  4. https://www.goodreads.com/series/127662-w-i-t-c-h-specials, Accessed 26th April 2020
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