A groundbreaking mix of fiction and full-colour comic strip that follows a headstrong girl’s journey into the bizarre fictional world of Abadazad to rescue her younger brother.
In ‘The Road to Inconceivable’, Kate’s little brother, Matt, goes missing at a fun fair and five years later she is still coming to terms with it; failing her classes and fighting with her mum. Then an odd, elderly neighbout tells Kate that the world of Abadazad, a fictional fantasy realm that featured in Matt’s favourite stories, is real, and that Matt’s been abducted into this wonderland.
Kate is sceptical, but when the old lady dies and Kate receives a glowing blue orb in a package, she is carried to Abadazad, a place "where sorrow has no home – where time has no meaning – where joy lives forever!"
But why didn’t the author of Abadazad mention the Shellopers' bad breath? Or Queen Ija’s blue skin? And how is she going to defeat someone as crazed and evil as Lanky Man?
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Praise for the Abadazad comics…
“One of those very rare fantasy works that can enchant preteen kids and 40-year old fanboys…" Entertainment Weekly
"ABADAZAD contains all the elements for a comic book classic." Comics InternationalAbout the Author:
J. M. DeMatteis is one of the most versatile writers in the graphic story medium, and has won acclaim for Marvel's Kraven's Last Hunt (Spiderman) DC's Speeding Bullets (Superman and Batman) and Justice League.
Illustrator Mike Ploog's work includes projects for Marvel as well as graphic novels such as 'The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus' and horror stories such as 'Wherewolf by Night'.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. ** NEW ** hardback. rrp £6.99. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 301805
Book Description HARPERCOLLINS CHILDRENS BOOKS, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7233388
Book Description HARPERCOLLINS CHILDRENS BOOKS, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007233388