Mighty Jack and the Goblin King

Mighty Jack and the Goblin King

Graphic Novel - 2017
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"Like a bolt from the blue, Jack's little sister Maddy is gone--carried into another realm by an ogre. When Jack and Lilly follow Maddy's captor through the portal, they are ready for anything . . . except what they find waiting for them in the floating crossroads between worlds. Even the power of their magic plants may not be enough to get them back to earth alive. Alone and injured, Jack and Lilly must each face their own monsters--as well as giants who grind the bones of human children to feed their "beast" and a fearsome goblin king in the sewers down below. But when Jack finds himself in a tough spot, help comes from the most unlikely person: the goblin king!" --page [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York :, First Second,, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781626722675
1626722676
Branch Call Number: GN J HATK
Characteristics: 205 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Campbell, Alex 1979-
Sycamore, Hilary
Alternative Title: Mighty Jack & the Goblin King

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JessicaGma Sep 06, 2018

Another brilliant comic from Ben Hatke which continues the story from Mighty Jack. I love this sequel and where it is going! Jack and Lilly are off to save his sister from the goblins, and enter a strange world. It's well done and subverts many tropes.

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alushon
Jun 30, 2018

Is this book 2?

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ipopjc
Mar 26, 2018

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samcmar Sep 03, 2017

Mighty Jack was one of my favourite graphic novels from last year. This is a series full of heart, compassion, humour and action. This book immediately picks up where the previous left off with Jack trying to save his autistic sister, Maddy, and coming to terms with the fact that Lily... Lily might be the love of his life!

Ben Hatke is such a talented artist and writer. I always find when I read one of his stories I get completely sucked in, needing to know every detail regardless of how big or small it is. I also love how he fleshes out his character, each one feeling so believable. I also love in Mighty Jack how fearless and true-to-themselves both Jack and Lily are. Maddy is easily a favourite and I think she is written with such love and care. Mighty Jack also sports such vibrant and colourful the artwork. If there is one thing I love about Hatke's art, it's that his worlds and characters always look and feel well-realized.

Mighty Jack and the Goblin King is such an action-packed adventure for readers of all ages. It's accessible, adventurous, heart-warming and just pure fun. The ending of this installment was also epic, and I NEED that crossover to be real, because if it isn't I feel like my heart is going to be toyed with.

Frankly, I just want more in this series. While the ending is very solid, I feel like I'd tune in no matter how many volumes Ben Hatke creates.

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Aug 01, 2018

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Mar 26, 2018

ipopjc thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 12

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