After selling out the first print run of our all-ages graphic novel, SMASH: Trial by Fire, we're pleased to announce that the second printing is available now! You can buy it at your favorite independent bookstore or order it online here:
Barnes & Noble
And iust a reminder of how critics feel about the book:
School Library Journal:
[A]n action-packed crowd-pleaser….The full-color artwork is full of kinetic energy....Smash pays homage to the genre while adding tweaks that make it all feel fresh. This is sure to be a draw for superhero fans and reluctant readers alike.
The Horn Book:
Mixing humor with action makes for a winning combination; a vivid palette and classic comic book-style greatly enhance the graphic novel package.
2014 Children’s Choice Book Awards:
The comic book art and fast-paced story hooks readers in the first of a new series.
Good Comics for Kids:
Kids and adults can enjoy this superhero title that’s filled with humor, action, and art that makes it a fun ride for everyone.
100 Scope Notes blog:
There’s no shortage of superhero graphic novels, but Smash: Trial by Fire is more well done than most….[I]t’s full of drama, humor, and seriously thrilling action sequences. To summarize: kids are going to love it.