Kinetic by Kelley Puckett

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Tom Morrell is a sickly and disabled ultra-loser facing the daily hell of high school. Worse yet, his sole means of emotional support is his loving but smothering mother who fears hell drop dead at any moment. And the worst part isshes right. Toms only escape is the super-heroic exploits of Kinetic, his favorite comic-book hero. But unbeknownst to Tom, hes got some powers of his own, and theyre going to change his lifeassuming they manifest themselves before Tom reaches the end of his rope and decides that life isnt worth living!
 

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Life Sucks was written by Jessica Abel and Gabe Soria, with art by Warren Pleece. Jessica Abel is one of the foremost female comics creators in the industry. She and her husband teach courses on creating comics at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, and have co-written the textbook based on their classes, "Drawing Words and Writing Pictures," also out this season from First Second. Gabe Soria is a Brooklyn-based music journalist and has written "Batman Adventures," Warren Pleece is a British comics artist who has worked on numerous projects, including "The Invisibles" and "Hellblazer,
 
Published August 1, 2005 by DC Comics. 192 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Humor & Entertainment, Young Adult. Fiction

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The protean tale of a weak, bullied teenager given superpowers gets played through a dark lens more reminiscent of the films Unbreakable or Donnie Darko .

Aug 29 2005 | Read Full Review of Kinetic

The Trades

CD Giveaway - A Fragile Tomorrow, "Be Nice Be Careful" Ends Feb 9, 2013 Win the latest power pop from this (literal) band of brothers...

Apr 24 2004 | Read Full Review of Kinetic

The Trades

CD Giveaway - A Fragile Tomorrow, "Be Nice Be Careful" Ends Feb 9, 2013 Win the latest power pop from this (literal) band of brothers...

Mar 17 2004 | Read Full Review of Kinetic

The Trades

CD Giveaway - A Fragile Tomorrow, "Be Nice Be Careful" Ends Feb 9, 2013 Win the latest power pop from this (literal) band of brothers...

Jun 20 2004 | Read Full Review of Kinetic

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