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Written by Simon Spurrier

Illustrated by Chris Wildgoose

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Fantasy / Magical Featured Books for Young Adults Graphic Novels & Comics

Shortlisted for the Excelsior Award Black 16+ KS5

Three teenagers discover an unearthly creature with incredible powers who needs prey to survive - but as they try to use his powers for good, it may be these humans who pose the greatest threat to the world. 

Eisner Award-nominated writer Simon Spurrier (Sandman Universe, Coda) and acclaimed artist Chris Wildgoose (Batman: Nightwalker) present a subversive coming-of-age story about changing the world - and the lines we'll cross to get everything we want in it.


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Three Kids Called Sam. One Alien Bioweapon.

Three teenagers, each an outcast in their own ways, stumble upon an unearthly entity as it's born. As they bond over this shared secret and the incredible abilities of their new discovery, the trio soon realizes the truth: this creature is dangerous...and in need of prey.

But as each of them tries to decide how they can use this newfound power to do some real good in a broken world, they'll find that the greatest threat to humanity may not come from the stars - but from the truth behind their seemingly good intentions. 

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ISBN: 9781684155279
Publication date: 04/02/2021
Publisher: Boom! Studios
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781684155279
Publication date: 4th February 2021
Author: Simon Spurrier
Illustrator: Chris Wildgoose
Publisher: Boom! Studios
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Suitable for: YA readers
Genres: Fantasy / Magical, Graphic Novels & Comics

About Simon Spurrier

Simon "Si" Spurrier writes novels and comics. His work in the latter field stretches from award winning creator-owned books such as Numbercruncher, Six-Gun Gorilla and The Spire to projects in the U.S. mainstream like Hellblazer, The Dreaming, and X-Men. It all began with a series of twist-in-the-tail stories for the UK's beloved 2000AD, which ignited an enduring love for genre fiction. His latest book, Coda, is being published by Boom! Studios at present.  His prose works range from the beatnik neurosis-noir of Contract to the occult whodunnit A Serpent Uncoiled via various franchise and genre-transgressing titles. In 2016 he ...

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