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Trish Trash graphic novels 1
Trish Trash #1: Rollergirl of Mars
By (author): Jessica Abel
9781629916149 Hardcover, Paper over boards English COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Science Fiction Nov 15, 2016 Print Run: 25000
$20.99 CAD
Active 8.56 x 11.1 x 0.41 in 64 pages Papercutz Super Genius

Fifteen-(Earth)-year-old Trish "Trash" Nupindju dreams of derby stardom. When you come from a multiracial family of poor moisture farmers on Mars, making the local hover derby team seems like the only way out. But when Trish finally gets (AKA sneaks into) a tryout, will this "fresh meat" have what it takes to make the cut? And then when a half-dead Martian shows up on her doorstep, how will that change what Trish had planned for her future? Find out in the first volume of this new science fiction trilogy from award-winning graphic novelist Jessica Abel.

Part science fiction, part rollicking roller derby adventure story,Trish Trash: Rollergirl of Mars is a compelling character study of a young girl who feels trapped by the circumstances of her birth and economic situation.

Cartoonist and writerJESSICA ABEL, from Chicago, IL, is the author of the graphic novelLa Perdida (winner of the 2002 "Best New Series" Harvey Award) as well as two collections of stories from her omnibus comic bookArtbabe. She and her husband, cartoonist Matt Madden, were series editors for The Best American Comics from 2007 to 2013 and teach at various institutions. Together they've authored two textbooks about making comics,Drawing Words & Writing Pictures andMastering Comics.

"Major author tour planned including appearances at Miami Book Fair, ALA mid-Winter, C2E2, MOCCA and more.
TRISH TRASH mini-comic/ARC planned for distribution at all events and regional trade shows.
Hover Derby team t-shirts to be given out as prizes at various events.
Hover Derby event poster promoting book to be produced for retailers
Will leverage Abel's connection to Ira Glass for major coverage on NPR and throughout the podcast community."
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