The Adventures of Superhero Girl
Eisner Award Winner! Best Publication for Kids (ages 8-12)
What if you can leap tall buildings and defeat alien monsters with your bare hands, but you buy your capes at secondhand stores and have a weakness for kittens? Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks brings charming humor to the trials and tribulations of a young, female superhero, battling monsters both supernatural and mundane in an all-too-ordinary world. Originally serialized in The Coast paper, The Adventures of Superhero Girl has since been published in its entirety online and is available to purchase in a full-colour, hardcover edition from Dark Horse.
Faith Erin HicksBorn in the wilds of British Columbia, home-schooled in Ontario and now living beside the other ocean in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She worked in animation for a bit, and now draws comics full time. She's not sure how that happened either.
Learn more at faitherinhicks.com
"Hicks infuses [The Adventures of Superhero Girl] with an easy charm, plus a healthy dose of ninjgas and monsters from outer space."- i09
"Hicks excels at depicting adolescent emotion and the way feelings ricochet off the actions and reactions of others." - New York Times