Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity

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


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 third Astronaut Academy book? The future is still unwritten. If word of mouth spreads and there’s enough demand for more Astronaut Academy, you never know!

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