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Sparks! Double dog dare / written by Ian Boothby ; art by Nina Matsumoto ; with color by David Dedrick.

Boothby, Ian, (author.). Matsumoto, Nina, (artist.). Dedrick, David (Colorist), (colorist.).
Series: Sparks! ; 2

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 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
Crookston Public Library J G BOO (Text) 33500013271366 New Checked out 11/06/2020
Detroit Lakes Public Library J G BOO (Text) 33500013271374 New Checked out 11/12/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338339918
  • ISBN: 1338339915
  • ISBN: 9781338339901
  • ISBN: 1338339907
  • Physical Description: 203 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Graphix, an imprint of Scholstic, 2020.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"Charlie and August, the two cats that control the mechanical superhero dog, Sparks, are keeping the city safe. But when a second, evil Sparks shows up and starts causing trouble around town, everybody blames the real Sparks. Determined to prove that Sparks is still the hero everyone can count on, Charlie and August set out to uncover the shocking truth about who is responsible for all the chaos" -- Book jacket flap.
Author Notes

Ian Boothby has been writing comedy for TV and radio since he was 13 and making his own comics since he was 16. Ian has written comic books for The Simpsons, Futurama, Mars Attacks, Scooby-Doo, The Powerpuff Girls, and The Flash. Ian has also won an Eisner Award for Best Short Story along with the artist Nina Matsumoto.

Nina Matsumoto is a Japanese Canadian who grew up drawing mostly animals, then mostly people, then back to animals again for this book. She pencils for Simpsons Comics and designs video game T-shirts for Fangamer. She created her own English manga series, Yokaiden, and drew The Last Airbender Prequel: Zuko's Story. In 2009, she won an Eisner Award with Ian Boothby, and they have been collaborating ever since. She lives with an aloof Shiba Inu that is most likely a cat in a dog suit.

Subject: Cats > Comic books, strips, etc.
Dogs > Comic books, strips, etc.
Superheroes > Comic books, strips, etc.
Good and evil > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
Superhero comics.

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