After getting a crack at Batman with the Batman and Robin and Howard center grade graphic novel final 12 months, acclaimed cartoonist Jeffrey Brown is venturing into the Marvel Universe with the simply introduced Thor and Loki: Midgard Household Mayhem kids’s guide.
After starting his profession with autobiographical comics like Clumsy and Unlikely, and humor graphic novels like Cat Getting Out of a Bag and Unimaginable Change-Bots, Brown’s first Star Wars image guide, Darth Vader & Son, was revealed in 2012. Since then the cartoonist revealed six extra Star Wars image books—three within the fashion of Darth Vader & Son, in addition to the preliminary trilogy of the Jedi Academy younger reader collection—in addition to his personal trilogy of younger reader books, Lucy and Andy Neanderthal. Darth Vader & Son and its follow-up, Vader’s Little Princess, each netted Brown Eisner Awards for Greatest Humor Publication. Nobody is aware of methods to carry heat and whimsy to a billion-dollar franchise fairly like Brown.
In the identical vein as Darth Vader and Son, “this playful reimagining of the Marvel Universe finds Thor’s mother and father Odin and Frigga taking their kids – together with the mischievous Loki – to their favourite realm: Midgard, AKA Earth. There, they may encounter all of the wonders Midgard has to supply, in addition to a couple of recognizable faces. Plus, they’ll should take care of acquainted issues like bedtimes, playground video games, and choosy eaters.”
Unsurprisingly, Brown is happy to discover this nook of the Marvel U.
“THOR was at all times one in all my go-to comics to select up on the comedian store, and I even had the little Thor Scorching Wheels van,” Brown stated. “I coated loads of paper with doodles of his iconic winged helmet and hammer. Attending to dive in and do my very own tackle Thor and the opposite Asgardians was an absolute deal with, particularly Loki, who’s a lot enjoyable. I used to be one in all three brothers rising up, so I cherished having the chance to write down about all of the sibling mischief that children get into!”
Search for Thor and Loki: Midgard Household Mayhem goes on sale April 18, 2023 from Chronicle Books!