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Onward. Tales of the manticore : the wizard, the band, and the manager / written by Mariko Tamaki and Dan Scanlon ; art by Arianna Florean [and four others] ; colors by Ivan Shavrin ; letters by Jimmy Betancourt of Comicraft ; cover by Denny Minonne with Ivan Shavrin.

Tamaki, Mariko, (author.).
Series: Onward

Available copies

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

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library J G TAM (Text) 33500013245782 New Checked out 07/15/2020
McIntosh Public Library J G TAM (Text) 33500013245774 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781506715513
  • ISBN: 1506715516
  • Physical Description: 70 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
Stemming from the upcoming Pixar film Onward comes an origin story for the proud and noble Manticore! Follow the Manticore on her quest to the Cave of a Thousand Warriors, from whence no other warrior has EVER returned. Along the way, the Manticore will make many strange allies, namely a very out-there Sprite named Pamila (Pam for short).Dark Horse Books presents DisneyPIXAR's Onward: Manticore, a 72-page original graphic novel written by acclaimed scribe Mariko Tamaki (X-23, This One Summer)! A perfect tie in to the film to pick up in anticipation of the movie!
Author Notes

Mariko Tamaki is a Canadian artist and writer. Best known for her 2008 graphic novel Skim, she has also published several works of both traditional written fiction and non-fiction. She was born in Toronto, Ontario and studied English literature at McGill University, graduating in 1994. Skim won an Ignatz Award, a Joe Shuster Award and a Doug Wright Award in 2009, and was a nominee for the "Children's literature" category at the 2008 Governor General's Awards. Tamaki was also awarded an Honour of Distinction by the Dayne Ogilvie Prize, a literary award for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender writers in Canada, in 2012. On August 18, 2014, This One Summer, which was written by Mariko Tamaki and illustrated by Jillian Tamaki was nominated for a Ignatz Award. This One Summer won the 2015 Michael L. Printz Award and the Caldecott Honor from the American Library Association.

Subject: Graphic novels.
Magic > Comic books, strips, etc.
Wizards > Comic books, strips, etc.
Quests(Expeditions) > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Graphic novels.
Comics(Graphic works).
Graphic novel adaptations.
Fantasy comics.

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