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Under the moon : a Catwoman tale / written by Lauren Myracle ; art by Isaac Goodhart ; Jeremy Lawson, colorist ; Deron Bennett, letterer.

Myracle, Lauren, 1969- author. (Author). Goodhart, Isaac, illustrator. (Added Author). Lawson, Jeremy (Cartoonist), colorist. (Added Author). Bennett, Deron, letterer. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Moorhead Public Library Y G MYR (Text) 33500013061411 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library Y G MYR (Text) 33500013061429 New Available -
Hallock Public Library ya MYR (Text) 35500006179046 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781401285913
  • ISBN: 1401285910
  • Physical Description: 222 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2019]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: When living with her mother's abusive boyfriend becomes unbearable, fifteen-year-old Selina Kyle, the future Catwoman, runs away and struggles to find her own identity while living on the streets of Gotham.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 March #2
    Catwoman is more than just an acrobatic, thieving antihero, and Myracle's take on her backstory does an intriguing job of complicating the iconic character. Selina Kyle's home life is terrible. Her mother's boyfriends terrorize her, and her mother does nothing to stop it. A few friends and a stony attitude make high school bearable, but an atrocious cruelty involving her stepdad and a kitten is the final straw, and soon she runs away, finding solace among a small group of burglars and perfecting her parkour skills. Myracle skillfully traces the origins of Selina's aloof distrust of attachment as well as her obvious longing for family. Goodhart's slick, stylish artwork, black-and-white with washes of dusky indigo, does an unusually good job of depicting action, and his realistic facial expressions beautifully telegraph emotion. This inaugural title in DC's YA imprint combines the deep character exploration typical of YA novels with the carefully unspooled and deliberately unresolved plot threads that fuel serial comics, and the compelling results should have ample appeal for fans of both. Grades 8-11. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Lauren Myracle is a best-selling American writer of young adult fiction. She has written many novels, including the three best-selling "Internet Girls" books, ttyl, ttfn and l8r, g8r. Her first novel, Kissing Kate, was selected as an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and was named by Booklist as one of the "Top Ten Youth Romances" of the year, as well as one of the "Top Ten Books by New Writers."

Subject: Catwoman (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Graphic novels.
Supervillains > Fiction.
Identity (Philosophical concept) > Fiction.
Runaway teenagers > Fiction.
Homeless persons > Fiction.
Genre: Graphic novels.
Graphic novels.
Graphic novels.

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