Mike Mignola & Christopher Golden's JOE GOLEM AND THE DROWNING CITY, a supernatural-steampunk illustrated novel following an orphaned teenage girl, an aging conjuror, a lunatic scientist, a Victorian occult detective, and the stalwart sidekick, Joe Golem, as they struggle for the fate of an alternate 1970s Lower Manhattan, which sank into the water during a catastrophe in 1925, leaving those unwilling or unable to abandon it to make a new life in streets turned to canals, to Michael Homler at St. Martin's, in a good deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in early 2012 (World).
More details to come -- and when promised details are available, I'll post them at Christopher Golden's website as well as here at Bildungsroman, so keep your eyes peeled.
In the meantime, have you read the BALTIMORE books and comics by Mike Mignola & Christopher Golden? If not, now would be a great time to catch up!
Update: The book has been released! Learn more at Christopher Golden's website and read my thoughts here at Bildungsroman.