The Clockwork Girl

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Overview

Having sold more than 300,000 copies in a series of five comic books, The Clockwork Girl is now a luscious graphic novel. It’s a tale unlike any other, a journey into a faraway land where the Clockwork Girl lives—a ticking robot girl with mechanical limbs and a voice of her own.

Against all odds, she finds companionship in Huxley, the amazing mutant circus boy who risks his life to be with her. Together they tackle questions like what man can ...

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Overview

Having sold more than 300,000 copies in a series of five comic books, The Clockwork Girl is now a luscious graphic novel. It’s a tale unlike any other, a journey into a faraway land where the Clockwork Girl lives—a ticking robot girl with mechanical limbs and a voice of her own.

Against all odds, she finds companionship in Huxley, the amazing mutant circus boy who risks his life to be with her. Together they tackle questions like what man can feel that a machine or mutant can’t, what loneliness is, and what love is.

But can a robot girl feel true love? Will this futuristic Romeo and Juliet survive the threats of their warring families?

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The story is archetypal, but as rendered here, the transformation of the robot Clockwork Girl into a living, breathing creature has a poignancy and gentle charm all its own. This graphic novel is the basis of an animated 3D animated film, due to be released on October.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062080394
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/12/2011
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,004,854
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Soon to be a three-dimensional major motion picture, The Clockwork Girl love story is inspired by the romantic pursuits of its lovesick authors, colleagues Sean O’Reilly and Kevin Hanna.

Sean O’Reilly is the founder and C.E.O. of Arcana Studio, an award-winning publisher of comic books and graphic novels. He is the author of a number of graphic novels, including The Gwaii, Mighty Mighty Monsters, Pixies, Kade, and The Hope Virus, as well as the producer and writer of two films for Lions Gate Entertainment.

Kevin Hanna is the founder of Frogchildren Studios, a multimedia entertainment company. He has worked as an art director for Disney, Microsoft, Sony, and Google. The Clockwork Girl is his first graphic novel.

Soon to be a three-dimensional major motion picture, The Clockwork Girl love story is inspired by the romantic pursuits of its lovesick authors, colleagues Sean O’Reilly and Kevin Hanna.

Sean O’Reilly is the founder and C.E.O. of Arcana Studio, an award-winning publisher of comic books and graphic novels. He is the author of a number of graphic novels, including The Gwaii, Mighty Mighty Monsters, Pixies, Kade, and The Hope Virus, as well as the producer and writer of two films for Lions Gate Entertainment.

Kevin Hanna is the founder of Frogchildren Studios, a multimedia entertainment company. He has worked as an art director for Disney, Microsoft, Sony, and Google. The Clockwork Girl is his first graphic novel.

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  • Posted March 18, 2011

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    A Mom's Choice Awards Recipient!

    The Clockwork Girl is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS's Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, and New York Times best-selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books. Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 21, 2012

    Very Nice!

    Bought this for my seven year old niece who loves it. Her (much) older Aunt was pretty impressed too. Very nice story and very well done.

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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