/ Key title A groundbreaking mix of fiction and full-colour comic strip that follows a headstrong girl's journey into the bizarre fictional world of Abadazad to rescue her younger brother. / Alice in Wonderland meets The Wizard of Oz in a blend of fiction and comic strip as fresh and feisty as Buffy the Vampire Slayer... / Adapated from the Abadazad comics with an established cult following / Featured in trade advertising and editorial as part of the overrall HCUK graphic novels launch / To be introduced to key influencers from schools, libraries and universities at HCUK launch forum in 2006 / 'Peer marketing' strategy to get consumers talking about Abadazad in schools and offices across the country / Features in children's press and tie-ins with the YLG, CILIP and The Reading Agency
J. M. DeMatteis is one of the most versatile writers in the graphic story medium, and has won acclaim for Marvel's Kraven's Last Hunt (Spiderman) DC's Speeding Bullets (Superman and Batman) and Justice League. Illustrator Mike Ploog's work includes projects for Marvel as well as graphic novels such as 'The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus' and horror stories such as 'Wherewolf by Night'.
Praise for the Abadazad comics... "One of those very rare fantasy works that can enchant preteen kids and 40-year old fanboys..." Entertainment Weekly "ABADAZAD contains all the elements for a comic book classic." Comics International