Bookhunter (Paperback)

By Jason Shiga (Illustrator)

Sparkplug Books, 9780974271569, 144pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2007

List Price: 15.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Ripped from today's headlines, Bookhunter fires off and you can't quit reading. The excitement is fulfilling. The year is 1973. A priceless book has been stolen from the Oakland Public Library. A crack team of Bookhunters (aka. library police) have less than three days to recover the stolen item. It's a race against the clock as our heroes use every tool in their arsenal of library equipment to find the book and the mastermind who stole it.

Will the detectives catch this scoundrel? Find out in Bookhunter, the greatest comic of the new millennium. What a roller coaster ride of excitement What an unexpected twist takes place Do not begin Bookhunter unless you are prepared to finish it in one sitting.

About the Author

Jason Shiga has been working as a cartoonist for the past 15 years, most well-known for his interactive comic Meanwhile. He studied mathematics in school and is known for incorporating puzzles, mazes, mathematics, and other unconventional narrative techniques into the physical format of his books. He is currently creating his most ambitious project to date, the webcomic Demon, a 21 issue, 720 page sci-fi epic available free every day at his website, and to be published in four volumes by First Second starting in October 2016. His books have been nominated for and won various awards for Demon, Empire State, Meanwhile, Bookhunter, Fleep, and Double Happiness.