The Inventor: Book One: The Dangerous Discovery Brings a Coming-Of-Age Adventure to Papercutz
Papercutz has announced The Inventor: Book One: The Dangerous Discovery, a captivating new graphic novel written and illustrated by Lars Henrik Eriksen. This inventive adventure, set to publish on January 2024 invites readers to embark on a thrilling journey into the vibrant world of Mata-Mata.
In this story, readers will follow the young protagonist, Cobalt Cogg, as he explores the vibrant island of Mata-Mata alongside his grandfather, Alfred. Cobalt dreams of becoming an inventor like his grandpa, but when an accident involving one of Alfred’s inventions occurs, his dreams appear shattered.
However, with the support of his loyal friend Linnea and his own determination, Cobalt must find the strength to overcome adversity. Along the way, they will encounter joy, grief, creativity, and be introduced to a mysterious energy source known as Alpha-Energy.
Lars Henrik Eriksen, the talented Norwegian artist and illustrator behind The Inventor, expressed his enthusiasm for sharing this story with young readers in the US. Eriksen hopes that young readers will find joy in creating, whether it be through inventions, visual arts, music, writing, or any other form of self-expression. He believes that the key is putting your heart into what you create.
Inspired by various influences such as manga and anime, including titles like One Piece, Gurren Lagann, Cowboy Bebop, and Fullmetal Alchemist, Eriksen brings a unique blend of creativity and storytelling to The Inventor. His inspirations also extend to properties like Spider-Man and the Donald Duck comics by Carl Barks and Don Rosa, as well as Scandinavian stories and books.
Prepare to dive into a world of imagination, adventure, and the power of creating as The Inventor: Book One: The Dangerous Discovery takes readers on an exciting and heartfelt journey through Mata-Mata.
The Inventor: Book One: The Dangerous Discovery will arrive at your local comic book shops and digitally on January 23, 2024.
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