I call (Paul Pope) to look over a revised palette from Hilary Sycamore. It’s gorgeous. It evokes Miyazaki and Moebius. This story is written for the youngest audience Paul Pope has ever attempted to reach, and it’s unbelievable.


—Mark Siegel, A Cartoonists Diary, The Comics Journal




Battling Boy

Paul Pope, illustrated by the author

color by Hilary Sycamore


First Second, October 2013
Age Range: 10 and up
ISBN10: 1-59643-1458

ISBN-13: 978-1-59643-1-454

Graphic Novels, 6 x 8.5 inches,
208 pages, full color throughout

Hilary, your colors on the final are killer. This is next level comics. We did something amazing with this.


—Paul Pope

The Invincible Haggard West

Paul Pope, illustrated by the author

color by Hilary Sycamore


First Second, July 2013

Age Range: 10 and up

ISBN-10: 1-59643-9688
ISBN-13: 978-1-59643-968-9

Paperback, 32 pages, full color throughout


The Death of Haggard West is a sneak peek in comic book form of the first volume of Battling Boy, the new graphic novel from Paul Pope.

In breathtaking color and frenetic action, this 32 page comic presents the final moments in the life of one of the greatest vigilante heroes Arcopolis has ever seen ... and introduces his successor in the fight to save our city, Battling Boy.


—Amazon



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