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Fiction Ages 12+
Pages: 64
Themes: superhero origin story, science fiction, speculative fiction, Indigenous youth
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pub Date: 27/Oct/2020
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Acclaimed writer, David A. Robertson, delivers suspense, adventure, and humour in this stunningly illustrated graphic novel continuation of The Reckoner trilogy.

After the events in Wounded Sky, Cole and Eva arrive in Winnipeg, the headquarters of Mihko Laboratories. They are intent on destroying the company once and for all, but their plans are thwarted when a new threat surfaces. When Cole becomes mired in terrifying visions, Eva must harness her newly discovered powers to investigate Mihko without him. Are Cole’s visions just troubled dreams or are they leading him to a horrible truth?

Perfect for fans of superheroes, The Bloodhound Gang returns in this all-new graphic novel series, The Reckoner Rises.

Quill & Quire
“David A. Robertson's powerful Indigenous YA trilogy gets a comic-book continuation, a natural format for the adventures of an anxious teen turned tormented superhero.”
Jeffrey Lemire
“The Reckoner Rises series immediately hooks you and doesn't let go. Its intense and compelling plot is balanced perfectly with incredible characters. This is the superhero story we need right now, incredibly real and incredibly poignant.”
CBC Books
“I want these books to do well because it's my job. But more importantly, I want to see that these books are helping to make some kind of a difference in this country. That's something that I feel is a big focus in my work.”
Prairie Books Now
“Robertson's early writing took the form of graphic novels, and his love for that form continues in his new The Reckoner Rises series, which continues the story of Cole Harper, a First Nations youth with severe anxiety and the power and desire to save his community.”
Canadian Children's Book News
“This suspenseful graphic novel is recommended for schools and public libraries.”

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