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Runaways

[Vol. 1], Pride & Joy
Vaughan, Brian K. (Book - 2003 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Runaways
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"Meet Alex, Karolina, Gert, Chase, Molly and Nico -- a group of teens whose lives are about to take an unexpected turn. When these six young friends discover their parents are all secretly super-powered villains, the shocked teens find strength in one another. Together, they run away from home and straight into the adventure of their lives -- vowing to turn the tables on their evil legacy"--P. [4] of cover.
Authors: Vaughan, Brian K.
Statement of Responsibility: writer, Brian K. Vaughan ; pencils, Adrian Alphona ; inks, David Newbold and Craig Yeung ; colors, Brian Reber
Title: Runaways
[Vol. 1], Pride & joy
Publisher: New York : Marvel Comics, c2003
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Notes: "Runaways created by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona."
Contains material originally published in magazine form as Runaways #1-6
Summary: "Meet Alex, Karolina, Gert, Chase, Molly and Nico -- a group of teens whose lives are about to take an unexpected turn. When these six young friends discover their parents are all secretly super-powered villains, the shocked teens find strength in one another. Together, they run away from home and straight into the adventure of their lives -- vowing to turn the tables on their evil legacy"--P. [4] of cover.
Subject Headings: Runaways (Fictitious characters) Comic books, strips, etc Runaway teenagers Comic books, strips, etc Heroes Comic books, strips, etc Good and evil Comic books, strips, etc
Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Topical Term: Runaways (Fictitious characters)
Runaway teenagers
Heroes
Good and evil
Alternate Title: Pride & joy
ISBN: 0785113797
9780785113799
Branch Call Number: GRAPHIC GN FIC V
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Aug 20, 2012
  • factain rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

this comic book amazing i could read over and over again

Oct 06, 2011
  • angelbankai45 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I love this series. I fell in love with one or two characters too. I went on to read a few more volumes and can't wait to read more.

Jun 07, 2010
  • The_Bill rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I think younger readers would probably love it, especially if they like Joss Whedon shows (BUFFY, ANGEL, FIREFLY). It's a fun premise: what if the kids of a legion of super-villains decided to run away from home and become superheroes?

At the risk of coming off like an old sourpuss, though, I'll just note that if you're already a big reader of comic books/graphic novels/sequential art/whatever you want to call it, you'll probably find the dialogue a little unsophisticated and the pace a little harebrained.

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Mar 23, 2012
  • Dr_Inferno rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Dr_Inferno thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

Sep 05, 2011
  • reigngloria rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

reigngloria thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 13 and 16

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