The Bright Family
Explore the multiverse with the Bright Family! In this first graphic novel of the smash hit Epic Originals series, join siblings Nia and Jayden on an out-of-this-world adventure to find their missing parents.
Meet the brilliant, overachieving Bright Family: While Mom’s off-planet literally saving the world and Dad’s holed up in his laboratory, 12-year-old Nia’s trying to win every robotics competition, and her younger brother, Jayden…well, actually, Jayden’s just trying to avoid doing his homework so has more time to daydream about kaiju and design giant robots.
But when a dimensional portal sends Mom and Dad who-knows-where, it’s up to Nia and Jayden (and their robot nanny, Dusty) to bring their parents home. The question is, where in the multiverse could they possibly be?
Through their travels, the Brights—kids and parents alike—learn how one person's actions can lead to consequences that affect the whole family, and sometimes even the entire multiverse!
About the Author
Carol Burrell started out in physics and classics, somehow landed in children’s books, and is now an editor, author, and illustrator, plus the translator of enough graphic novels to have lost count. When there’s time, she also works on her webcomic, SPQR Blues. She grew up in New York City and a little bit in Miami, swapped New York for London for a while, and, unrelated to any of this, loves big, hairy dogs.
Derick Brooks is a cartoonist and illustrator from Newport News, Virginia. His work is a mixture of adventure and fantasy with a slice of life. He is the illustrator of the Bright Family series and the creator of the graphic novel Grip Up, to be published by Iron Circus in 2022. He currently lives in Richmond, Virginia, where he eats copious amounts of potatoes and hangs with his wife and their pets.
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