Josh Miller, sixth grader at Demarest Elementary School, has a secret. Everything that happens to Mascot, the superhero sidekick in the Captain Major comic books, also happens to Josh. So when Josh finds out that Mascot is slated to die in the next Captain Major adventure, he knows he has to do something—and fast! A budding comics artist and writer himself, Josh and his new friend, Kelsey (aka Large Lass), take off to find Stan Kirby, the creator of the Captain Major series, so they can save Mascot—and Josh's life.
Comic-book legend Peter David teams up with the renowned comics artist Colleen Doran in their first book for young readers.
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Fans of comic books will find a lot to like in this breathless, funny novel about 12-year-old New Yorker Josh Miller, whose life seems uncannily parallel to that of Mascot, the sidekick in his favorite comic-book series.| Read Full Review of Mascot to the Rescue!
I particurly like that the drawings give the book a real comic book feel.Â I also like that the reader has to accept the story for what it is, a bit of magic mixed with a bit of reality.Â This is quiteÂ a unique storyline about a boy whose real life appears to be linked to the escapades and ad...Dec 09 2011 | Read Full Review of Mascot to the Rescue!