Astronaut Academy: Splashdown (Book 3)

Written and Illustrated by Dave Roman.

Heroes like Hakata Soy don’t take vacations!

It’s summer vacation for the students of Astronaut Academy, and Maribelle Mellonbelly is throwing the best party ever on Beach Planet? Yes! But tensions heat up fast when Hakata Soy’s arch-rival, Rick Raven, arrives. And soon the whole planet is heating up―with a giant volcano threatening to blow its top!

Unless they can work together save the planet, the students of Astronaut Academy will be toast. But can they put aside their differences in time to turn the tides?

Published by First Second books, April 2021
192 pages
PAPERBACK ISBN:978-1250216861
HARDCOVER ISBN:978-1250216854

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Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity (original edition)

aa_zg_cvrWritten and Illustrated by Dave Roman.

Hakata Soy’s past as the leader of a futuristic superhero team is catching up with him, just as he’s making a fresh start at a new school. How can Hakata study for his classes in anti-gravity gymnastics, fireball throwing, and wearing cute hats when he’s got a robot doppelganger on its way to kill him?

Published by First Second books, June 2011
192 pages
PAPERBACK ISBN: 978-1596436206
HARDCOVER ISBN: 978-1596437562

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Astronaut Academy: Re-Entry (original edition)


Written and Illustrated by Dave Roman.

The wild and wacky world of Astronaut Academy is back! It’s spring semester at this futuristic institution of learning, and Hakata Soy has lost his heart. Literally. And he’s not the only one . . . something is stalking the halls of Astronaut Academy, impersonating the crush-objects of students and making off with their extra hearts!

Published by First Second books, May 2013
192 pages
PAPERBACK ISBN: 978-1596436213

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Will there be a fourth Astronaut Academy book? The future is still unwritten. But I certainly hope so!

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