Dear Justice League : a graphic novel / written by Michael Northrop ; illustrated by Gustavo Duarte ; colors by Marcelo Maiolo ; letters by Wes Abbott.
- 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
- 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Detroit Lakes Public Library||J G NOR (Text)||33500013104476||New||Checked out||01/31/2020|
|Moorhead Public Library||J G NOR (Text)||33500013104468||New||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781401284138
- ISBN: 1401284132
- Physical Description: 151 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
- Publisher: Burbank, CA : DC Comics, 
Title from cover.
"SUPERMAN Created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster."
"The greatest heroes in the DC Comics universe, the Justice League, answer mail from their biggest fans--kids!"-- Provided by publisher.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 June #1
In our all-superhero, all-the-time media culture, it's nice to find a new twist every now and then, and Northrop (Tombquest) supplies an enjoyable one for DC's Zoom imprint for young readers. As the Justice League answers fan mail, we catch the heroes in unexpected moments. Aquaman worries he might smell like fish. Wonder Woman remembers when she overdid it on birthday cake. Batman recalls when he was the new kid in town. Superman texts while he's flying, unleashing a slapstick chain of disasters (curiously reminiscent of Superman III) that he must rush to undo. Northrop's freewheeling tenor captures the fun in each situation but allows them to humanize the heroes as well, poking humorous holes in the likes of Batman's foreboding manner and Aquaman's swaggering braggadocio. Duarte matches this sensibility with heroically gleaming figures whose characteristics are amusingly exaggerated just enough to pull them a little closer to earth. He also tones down the action from DC's occasionally brutal cinematics to a more comfortable level. Grades 1-4. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.
Michael Northrop is the New York Times bestselling author of Scholastic's new multi-platform series, TombQuest. His first young adult novel, Gentlemen, earned him a Publishers Weekly Flying Start citation, and his second, Trapped, was an Indie Next List selection. His first middle-grade novel, Plunked, was named one of the best children's books of the year by the New York Public Library and was selected for NPR's Backseat Book Club. He is originally from Salisbury, Connecticut, a small town in the foothills of the Berkshire mountains, where he mastered the arts of BB gun shooting, tree climbing, and field goal kicking with only moderate injuries. After graduating from NYU, he worked at Sports Illustrated Kids magazine for 12 years, the last five of those as baseball editor.
Gustavo Duarte is a Brazilian cartoonist, graphic designer and a comics creator and currently resides in São Paulo. For the last 20 years, Duarte's cartoons and illustrations have been published in some of the most popular publications in Brazil. In 2009, Duarte began publishing his own comics like Monsters!, Có!, Birds and others. In addition to his own works, he has also written and illustrated comics for major publishers including DC (Bizarro) and Marvel (Guardians of the Galaxy and Lockjaw), among others.
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