Meet a secret superhero with CAT-ITUDE--Max Meow, Cat Crusader--in this purr-fectly awesome, hiss-sterically funny new graphic novel series!
Max is just a regular cat in Kittyopolis, trying to make it big as a podcaster UNTIL he accidentally takes a bite of an RADIOACTIVE SPACE MEATBALL at his best friend, scientist Mindy's, SECRET LAB. Then before you can say MEOWZA, Max becomes...(drum roll!)...The CAT CRUSADER! Being a super hero is fun (Super strength? Check! Flying? YES!!!)--but not if you get so cocky, you forget your best friend! Will Max learn to listen? Will he and Mindy make up? And together, can Max and Mindy save Kittyopolis from the evil Agent M and BIG BOSS?! Find out in Max Meow: Cat Crusader-a laugh out loud, furr-ociously funny, action-packed new series filled with so many twists, turns, and terrific jokes it makes bad guys FLEA and kids cheer with glee! BONUS:
Includes how to draw Max Meow!
"Funny, furry and fantastic!" --Judd Winick, New York Times Bestselling Creator of the Hilo series
"Max Meow's super heroics will have kids meow-ling with laughter!" --John Patrick Green, creator of the InvestiGators series
October 6, 2020
Lexile: GN190L | Fountas/Pinnell: Q
John Gallagher is the art director of the National Wildlife Federation's "Ranger Rick" magazine and has been drawing comics since he was five. John is also the cofounder of "Kids Love Comics" (an organization devoted to using graphic novels to promote literacy) and leads workshops teaching kids how to create their own comics. John lives in Virginia with his wife and their three kids. Visit him at MaxMeow.Com, on twitter @johnBGallagher, on facebook @MaxMeowCatCrusader and on instagram @johngallagher_cartoonist.
MEOWZA! Here's what people are saying about MAX MEOW:
“Full of humor and action, this new series opener will be catnip for fans of Dav Pilkey’s Dog Man.” —Kirkus Reviews
"Max Meow is good-hearted fun!" —Kazu Kibuishi, creator of Amulet
"A heaping helping of candy colored fun!" —Ben Hatke, creator of the Zita the Spacegirl and Mighty Jack series
"Cats and kittens alike will be thrilled to finally have a hero they can look up to." —Mike Maihack, creator of Cleopatra in Space series
"Meowza! Let's hear it for the coolest new cat crusader, Max!" —Jennifer & Matthew Holm, co-creators of the Babymouse series
"Max Meow is sure to save any young reader's day with super-laughs on every page!" —Norm Feuti, syndicated cartoonist and creator of the Hello, Hedgehog series
"Big on vibrant, high-energy artwork—a combination that’s sure to keep even the most hesitant of readers engaged
. . . . Fans of Dav Pilkey’s “Dog Man” series will love this quirky graphic novel." —School Library Journal