Comics Squad : recess!

Format: Print Book 2014
Availability: Available at 14 Libraries 15 of 19 copies
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Baldwin Borough Library Juvenile Fiction GRAPHIC J COM
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Oakmont Carnegie Library Juvenile Graphic Novel J CO Graphic Novel
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Summary
A bust-your-gut-laughing graphic-novel anthology with original contributions from the most beloved names in the genre! * Jennifer Holm & Matthew Holm * Jarrett J. Krosoczka * Dav Pilkey * Dan Santat * Raina Telgemeier * Dave Roman * Ursula Vernon * Eric Wight * Gene Yang *
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Wowza! Calling all kidz! Do you like comics? Do you like laughing till milk comes out of your nose?! Look no further--do we have the book for you! All your favorite comic creators are right here in this handy-dandy hilarious book! This all-star tribute to classic Sunday comics includes eight sidesplitting, action-packed stories about every kid's favorite subject--RECESS! With popular characters from Babymouse and Lunch Lady and brand-new soon-to-be favorite characters from superstars including Dav Pilkey! Raina Telgemeier! Gene Yang! and many more! Comics Squad also features Pizza Monsters! Secret ninja clubs! Aliens! Talking desserts! Dinozilla! Death-defying escapes! Bad guys! Good guys! Medium guys! Superheroes! Bullies! Mean girls! Epic battles! True love! Outlandish schemes! Evil plans! Fun! Jokes! Terrible puns! And other surprises that will tickle your funny bone! WARNING: THIS BOOK MAY CAUSE EXCESSIVE LAUGHTER AND POSSIBLE SILLINESS. No assembly required. (Pizzatron 2000 not included.)
Contents
The super-secret ninja club / Gene Luen Yang
Book 'em, Dog Man! / Dav Pilkey
Betty and the perilous pizza day / Jarrett J. Krosoczka
The magic acorn / Ursula Vernon
Babymouse : the quest for recess / Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm
Jiminy Sprinkles in "Freeze tag" / Eric Wight
300 words / Dan Santat
The rainy day monitor / Raina Telgemeier & Dave Roman.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Beloved graphic novelists Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm (Babymouse) and Jarrett Krosoczka (Lunch Lady) have assembled a host of popular artists to create kids' comics celebrating the joys of recess. Gene Luen Yang (Boxers & Saints, 2013) kicks things off with the tale of a geek who hilariously wins his way into The Super-Secret Ninja Club. 300 Words, by Dan Santat (Sidekicks, 2011), stands out from the crowd: it is a beautifully subtle, funny, and slightly gross love story that features delightfully scruffy art and believable characters. Raina Telgemeier (Smile, 2010) and Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy, 2011) offer a more down-to-earth story about a group of dodgeball fans who discover the appeal of tabletop gaming while stuck inside in The Rainy Day Monitor. These eight comics by fan-favorite creators, including Ursula Vernon (Dragonbreath, 2009) and Dav Pilkey (Captain Underpants), make up a collection with something for everyone, as long as they like a bit of silliness. Kids will eagerly pick up this lighthearted anthology, thanks to the cheerful cover and familiar characters.--Wildsmith, Snow Copyright 2014 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Babymouse and Lunch Lady are among a few familiar faces (along with plenty of new ones) in this very funny collection of eight comics shorts from the Holms, Krosoczka, Gene Luen Yang, Raina Telgemeier, Dave Roman, Ursula Vernon, and more. The stories generally embrace a school or recess theme, though in wildly different ways. Eric Wight's talking cupcake, Jiminy Sprinkles, has a playground run-in with some surly vegetables ("They think they're so much cooler than everyone else because they're vitamin-fortified"), while Dan Santat explores homework-sharing and first love in a story that also features an embarrassing and very public vomiting incident. Among the many moments that will keep readers in stitches: Babymouse having her whiskers zapped off by the god Zeus ("You dare insult a mean girl??" he bellows); knockoff versions of President Obama, Iron Man, and Nintendo's Princess Peach competing in an RPG-style game of kickball; and Petey the cat turning the world's citizens "rilly dumb" in a hilariously inane Dog Man story from Dav Pilkey. The orange two-color artwork lets the artists' distinctive styles shine; readers can only hope more such collaborations are on the way. Ages 7-10. (July) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects School recess breaks -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Schools -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Recess -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Cartoons and comics.
Humorous stories.
Short stories.
Humorous comics.
Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
Publisher New York :Random House,2014
Edition First edition.
Other Titles Recess!
Contributors Holm, Jennifer L., editor, author.
Holm, Matthew, editor, author.
Krosoczka, Jarrett, editor, author.
Yang, Gene Luen, author.
Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.
Vernon, Ursula, author.
Wight, Eric, 1974- author.
Santat, Dan, author.
Telgemeier, Raina, author.
Roman, Dave, author.
Language English
Description 133 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm
ISBN 9780385370035
0385370032
9780385370042
0385370040
9780606360234
0606360239
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