Astronaut Academy (Paperback)
First Second, 9781596436213, 192pp.
Publication Date: May 14, 2013
The wild and wacky world of Astronaut Academy is back! It's spring semester at this futuristic institution of learning, and Hakata Soy has lost his heart. Literally. And he's not the only one . . . something is stalking the halls of Astronaut Academy, impersonating the crush-objects of students and making off with their extra hearts!
With a sprawling cast of unforgettable characters, Astronaut Academy Re-Entry is a high-octane, hilarious follow-up to Dave Roman's quirky Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity.
About the Author
Dave Roman is the author/illustrator of the Astronaut Academy series (winner of Maryland’s Black-Eyed Susan Book Award) and writer of the graphic novels Teen Boat! Race for Boatlantis and Agnes Quill: An Anthology of Mystery. He has contributed stories and art to Goosebumps Graphix: Slappy’s Tales of Horror, Nursery Rhyme Comics, and Comics Confidential: Thirteen Graphic Novelists Talk Story, Craft and Life Outside the Box. Roman is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts, a former editor at Nickelodeon Magazine and is currently series editor for First Second’s Science Comics series of nonfiction graphic novels. He lives in Astoria, NY and draws a weekly webcomic calledStarbunny, Inc.
Praise For Astronaut Academy: Re-entry…
“Definitely goofy.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Hilariously wacky!” —Jennifer & Matthew Holm, creators of Babymouse & Squish
“Awesome kids who like awesome things will love Dave Roman's Astronaut Academy series! They are kids' comics at their finest!” —Jarrett Krosoczka, creator of Lunch Lady
“Full of action, humor, and engaging characters, this is a solid purchase.” —School Library Journal