Red's Planet (Hardcover)
Harry N. Abrams, 9781419719073, 192pp.
Publication Date: April 19, 2016
List Price: 19.95*
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About the Author
Eddie Pittman is an award-winning cartoonist who works in animation, comics, and illustration. He began his animation career with Walt Disney Feature Animation, working on films such as Mulan, The Emperor’s New Groove, and Lilo & Stitch. Most recently, Pittman was a writer/story artist for Disney’s hit TV series Phineas and Ferb. He lives in Florida. Visit the author online at redsplanet.com.
Praise For Red's Planet: Book 1…
"Red, a precocious 10-year-old brimming with a likable mix of sass and joie de vivre, is portrayed in exceptionally clear and brightly wrought panels, with a sweeping cinematic lens that lends equal attention to action and expression. This is a must-read for fans of Ben Hatke's Zita the Spacegirl series or Judd Winick's Hilo series. A first volume that's truly lively and entertaining; expect a vociferous cry for the next installment. "
"Readers will enjoy Red’s heroic feats and amusing dialogue. Pittman’s drawings are vibrant and action-packed...Highly recommended for graphic novel collections."
— School Library Journal
"... Pittman, who made a name for himself as an animator for Disney, brings a similar visual style, humor, and pacing to this story, as well as a nicely articulated sense of movement and action. His aliens are delightfully bizarre, and plucky Red, whose determination is admirable, if occasionally grating to her compatriots, showcases a lively range of emotion. While there are lots of questions left to be answered, the cliff-hanger ending promises more installments."
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