Attack of the Alien Horde (Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape #1) (Paperback)
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781481405553, 320pp.
Publication Date: June 14, 2016
Other Editions of This Title:
What if superheroes were real—and you had to become one? A boy is suddenly thrust into the role of a real-life superhero and tasked with saving Earth from an alien invasion in this action-packed novel from New York Times bestselling author Robert Venditti and award-winning illustrator Dusty Higgins.
When twelve-year-old Miles Taylor unexpectedly inherits a golden cape that gives him amazing superpowers, his life instantly changes: he becomes a superhero. For real. With some help from a new friend named Henry, Miles does his best to protect his city. But his skills and courage are about to be put to the ultimate test—an alien horde is working its way toward Earth, with their sights set on the golden cape…and total domination. Ready or not, Miles is about to discover whether he has what it takes to save all humankind.
About the Author
Dusty Higgins is an award-winning magazine and newspaper cartoonist and illustrator. He broke into comics in 2009 with Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer, chosen as one of the year's top ten graphic novels by the Young Adult Library Services Association. He has also worked on Knights of the Living Dead and Turok: Son of Stone. Dusty lives in central Arkansas. Learn more at DustyHiggins.com.
Praise For Attack of the Alien Horde (Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape #1)…
— Rick Riordan, author of the worldwide bestselling Percy Jackson and the Olympians, the Kane Chronicles, and the Heroes of Olympus
"[T]his book...is engaging and perfect for reluctant readers. Higgins’s art is a welcome addition and adds to the comic-novel theme...Venditti sets the tone nicely for a series that is sure to be a hit with fans of comic books and action-adventure."
— School Library Journal