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Editorial Content for The Shadow Hero

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Norah Piehl

At the end of their modern graphic novel, collaborators Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew explore the history of a superhero you've probably never heard of: The Green Turtle. Starring in just five issues of a Blazing Comics comic book, The Green Turtle was the creation of a previously unknown Chinese American comics artist named Chu Hing. Read More

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The Green Turtle solves crimes and fIghts injustice just like other superheros. But this mysterious masked crusader is hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity... The Green Turtle was the first Asian-American superhero. The comic had a short run before lapsing into obscurity, but Gene Luen Yang has finally revived this character in THE SHADOW HERO, a new graphic novel that creates an origin story for the Green Turtle.

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The Green Turtle solves crimes and fIghts injustice just like other superheros. But this mysterious masked crusader is hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity... The Green Turtle was the first Asian-American superhero. The comic had a short run before lapsing into obscurity, but Gene Luen Yang has finally revived this character in THE SHADOW HERO, a new graphic novel that creates an origin story for the Green Turtle.

About the Book

In the comics boom of the 1940s, a legend was born: the Green Turtle. He solved crimes and fought injustice just like the other comics characters. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity... The Green Turtle was the first Asian-American superhero.
 
The comic had a short run before lapsing into obscurity, but the acclaimed author of AMERICAN BORN CHINESE, Gene Luen Yang, has finally revived this character in THE SHADOW HERO, a new graphic novel that creates an origin story for the Green Turtle.
 
With artwork by Sonny Liew, this gorgeous, funny comics adventure for teens is a new spin on the long, rich tradition of American comics lore.

Editorial Content for Through the Woods

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Charles Payseur

Blending hauntingly beautiful artwork with stories that will keep you up at night staring suspiciously at every shadow, THROUGH THE WOODS perfectly combines horror with a touch of fantasy to create an unforgettable journey through the dark places of the imagination. Read More

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Journey through the woods in this sinister, compellingly spooky collection that features four brand-new stories and one phenomenally popular tale in print for the first time. These are fairy tales gone seriously wrong, where you can travel to “Our Neighbor’s House”—though coming back might be a problem. Or find yourself a young bride in a house that holds a terrible secret in “A Lady’s Hands Are Cold.”

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Journey through the woods in this sinister, compellingly spooky collection that features four brand-new stories and one phenomenally popular tale in print for the first time. These are fairy tales gone seriously wrong, where you can travel to “Our Neighbor’s House”—though coming back might be a problem. Or find yourself a young bride in a house that holds a terrible secret in “A Lady’s Hands Are Cold.”

About the Book

Discover a terrifying world in the woods in this collection of five hauntingly beautiful graphic stories that includes the online webcomic sensation “His Face All Red,” in print for the first time.

Journey through the woods in this sinister, compellingly spooky collection that features four brand-new stories and one phenomenally popular tale in print for the first time. These are fairy tales gone seriously wrong, where you can travel to “Our Neighbor’s House”—though coming back might be a problem. Or find yourself a young bride in a house that holds a terrible secret in “A Lady’s Hands Are Cold.” You might try to figure out what is haunting “My Friend Janna,” or discover that your brother’s fiancée may not be what she seems in “The Nesting Place.” And of course you must revisit the horror of “His Face All Red,” the breakout webcomic hit that has been gorgeously translated to the printed page.

Already revered for her work online, award-winning comic creator Emily Carroll’s stunning visual style and impeccable pacing is on grand display in this entrancing anthology, her print debut.

Candace Fleming

CANDACE FLEMING is the prolific and highly acclaimed author of numerous books for young adults and children, including the nonfiction titles THE LINCOLNS: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary, winner of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Nonfiction; AMELIA LOST: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart, a New York Times Notable Children’s Book of the Year; and THE GREAT AND ONLY BARNUM: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P. T. Barnum, an ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults. She lives in Oak Park, Illinois. Visit her at candacefleming.com.

Aspen R.

Aspen R.

Sebastian, FL

 

Five favorite books:

1. PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by Jane Austen

2. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by John Green

3. The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare

4. The Divergent trilogy by Veronica Roth

5. THE GRAPES OF WRATH by John Steinbeck

 

Zach O.

Zach O.

Tulsa, Oklahoma

 

Favorite Books:

THE IRON FEY by Julie Kagawa

THE HUNGER GAMES by Suzanne Collins

FABLEHAVEN by Brandon Mull

MAXIMUM RIDE by James Patterson

THE OUTSIDERS by S.E. Hinton

 

Yaira M.

Yaira M.

Salem, MA

 

Five favorite books:

1. GREAT EXPECTATIONS by Charles Dickens

2. WHERE THE WILD THINGS COME BACK by John Corey Whaley

3. INTO THE WILD by John Krakaeur

4. YOU ARE NOT A STRANGER HERE by Adam Haslett

5. AN ABUNDENCE OF KATHERINES by John Green

Trevor P.

Trevor P.

Randolph, IA

 

Thien-kim H.

Thien-kim H.

San Jose, CA