Archie Comics proudly introduces the first book of the new graphic novel series: "Jinx."
Written and drawn by the award-winning team of J. Torres (writer), Rick Burchett, and Terry Austin, Li l Jinx has now grown up and is headed for high school
"Real, not ideal...
Jinx has just finished her last summer of middle school and is getting ready for her first day of high school. She can t wait to see her friends all of the friends she's hung out with since she was a little girl. There's no reason for any of them to start acting weird, like, not want to sit with her at lunch, or want to date her or anything...right? It's not like everything changes in high school...is it?
"From the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
J. Torres won the Shuster Award for Outstanding Writer for his work on Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Love As a Foreign Language and Teen Titans Go. He is also the writer of the Eisner Award nominated Alison Dare and the YALSA listed Days Like This and Lola: A Ghost Story. Other comic book credits include Avatar: The Last Airbender, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Legion of Super-Heroes in the 31st Century, Ninja Scroll, Wonder Girl, Wonder Woman, and WALL-E: Recharge.
Bitten by a radioactive typewriter, Sholly Fisch has spent tRick Burchett has worked as a comics artist for over 25 yearhe wee hours writing books, comics, TV scripts, and online ms. He has received the comics industry's Eisner Award three aterial for over 25 years. His comic book credits include motimes, Spain's Haxtur Award, and he has been nominated forEnre than 200 stories and features about characters such as Bagland's Eagle award. Rick lives with his wife and two sons ntman, Superman, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Spider-Man, and Ben ear St. Louis, Missouri. 10. Currently, he writes stories for ACTION COMICS every month, plus stories for LOONEY TUNES and SCOOBY-DOO. By day, Sholly is a mild-mannered developmental psychologist who helps to create educational TV shows, web sites, and other media for kids.
“Charming and realistic.” --Comic Book Resources
“To read Jinx is to take in a delightful breath of fresh air--two big lungfuls of hilarity and heart.” --Sean McKeever (Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane)
“J. Torres and Co. have created a timeless, stylish YA story.” --Brian Wood (Demo)
“I love Jinx--her stories, her look, and her mismatched collection of friends. A lively and sympathetic look at the ups and downs of being a teenager.” --Brigid Alverson, Good Comics for Kids (School Library Journal)