Cat Ninja Box Set: Books 1-3
By Matthew Cody, Colleen AF Venable, Marcie Colleen, Yehudi Mercado, Chad Thomas, Derek Laufman, Warren Wucinich
Dive whiskers-first into the hit graphic novel series about a new breed of superhero! In this action-packed box set, join Cat Ninja and his friends as he faces a variety of challenges, from scheming villains to babysitting and boredom.
Raised from a kitten by a kindly old ninja master, Claude now spends his days as the pampered house cat of an eleven-year-old boy. But when trouble arises, he dons his mask and springs into action as Cat Ninja—Metro City's secret protector! Follow Cat Ninja, Master Hamster, and a colorful cast of friends and foes in volumes 1-3 of the Kirkus-starred series:
Book 1: Cat Ninja
Follow our feline hero’s early exploits as he tries to keep his secret identity under wraps while thwarting the evil plans of slimy crooks, rampaging robots, and a certain rodent nemesis who lives under the same roof!
Book 2: Time Heist
When Leon brings a mystery egg home from school, Cat Ninja and Master Hamster face their biggest challenge yet: babysitting! And while they’re pretty sure they can keep an egg out of trouble, they know they’re in over their heads when that egg hatches into a high-energy ball of feathers and cuteness. It’s baby’s first superhero adventure when they decide to bring their newest family member along as they uncover the identity—and nefarious motives—of Metro City’s latest foe.
Book 3: Wanted
Metro City's favorites and newcomers share the spotlight in tales that include a nearly cat-astrophic case of stolen identity, the not-so-villainous adventures of Master Hamster, and Adonis's first mission as one of the good guys. Enjoy six hilarious, stand-alone stories, plus a five-part Cat Ninja special miniseries!
About the Author
Yehudi Mercado was born in Mexico City and raised in Houston, Texas. He is a former Disney art director turned successful graphic novelist. His graphic novels as writer-illustrator include Buffalo Speedway, Pantalones, TX, Rocket Salvage, and Sci-Fu: Kick it Off. He is currently showrunning a narrative podcast based on his graphic novel Hero Hotel.
Chad Thomas first picked up a pencil in 1983, decided to draw cartoons in 1988, and finally started getting paid for it in 2005. He loves his family, comic books, and Star Wars, and he will let his children beat him in checkers, but never in Mario Kart. He has worked with a number of publishers in the comic industry on books such as TMNT, Star Wars Adventures, and Mega Man. He has also illustrated several children's science and learning activity books.
Colleen AF Venable is the author of National Book Award-Longlisted Kiss Number 8, a graphic novel co-created with Ellen T. Crenshaw. Her other books include Katie the Catsitter with Stephanie Yue, Mervin the Sloth Is About to Do the Best Thing in The World with Ruth Chan, The Oboe Goes Boom Boom Boom with Lian Cho, and the Guinea Pig, Pet Shop Private Eye series, illustrated by Stephanie Yue and nominated for the Best Publication for Kids Eisner.
Marcie Colleen loves to spend her days watching cartoons with her favorite sock monkey. Her favorite color is blue.
Derek Laufman has been a professional illustrator for 20 years, during which time he's had the pleasure of working for Marvel, Warner Brothers, Disney Publishing, Hasbro, and Mattel. He is the designer of Marvel’s Super Hero Adventure line as well as DC’s Super Friends toddler branding. He is also the creator of the comic series RuinWorld published by BOOM! Studios. Derek is married with two young sons and lives in London, Ontario.
Warren Wucinich is a comic book creator and part-time carny who has been lucky enough to work on such cool projects as Invader ZIM, Bright Family, Courtney Crumrin, and Cat Ninja. He is also the co-creator of the YA graphic novel Kriss: The Gift of Wrath. He currently resides in Dallas, Texas, where he spends his time making comics, re-watching 80’s television shows, and eating all the tacos.
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