The Red Taxis (Benny Breakiron Series #1)

The Red Taxis (Benny Breakiron Series #1)

by Peyo
     
 

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Peyo, creator of The Smurfs, brings everybody's childhood fantasy to life in this charming graphic novel series! Benny Breakiron is an honest, polite little boy with an en exceptional quality: he possesses superhuman strength, can leap over huge distances, and can run unbelievably fast! This little kid packs quite a punch, and he devotes his play time to stopping

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Peyo, creator of The Smurfs, brings everybody's childhood fantasy to life in this charming graphic novel series! Benny Breakiron is an honest, polite little boy with an en exceptional quality: he possesses superhuman strength, can leap over huge distances, and can run unbelievably fast! This little kid packs quite a punch, and he devotes his play time to stopping crime and injustice. In this first volume, a new taxi service has moved into Benny's town threatening to put Benny's friend, taxi driver Mr. Dussiflard, out of business. The more Benny learns about the Red Taxi Company, the more he realizes something isn't right. Who's behind this mysterious enterprise, and just what are they up to? Benny aims to find out and put a stop to it once and for all, and hopefully keep the property damage to a minimum!

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From the Publisher

Benny Breakiron is the story of a nice little boy who has Superman-like powers whose weakness is the common cold. It's beautiful and utterly charming.” —ICV2

“It's an exciting moment in American comics when a European creator of such stature is given an entrée to new readership with such careful attention to original artwork and sensitive translation methods.” —COMICS BEAT

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597076104
Publisher:
Papercutz
Publication date:
06/18/2013
Series:
Benny Breakiron Series , #1
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
File size:
37 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.
Age Range:
7 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Peyo created The Smurfs in his comic strip "Johan and Peewit." Peyo wrote and drew several extremely popular comic series in Europe throughout his storied career. In 2008 the country of Belgium celebrated the 50th Anniversary of The Smurfs by issuing a 5 Euro coin featuring his beloved creation.
Willy Maltaite, also known as Will, was a French comics creator and artist who created the backgrounds and scenery for Benny Breakiron. He is a founding member of the Marcinelle school, and one of the most respected French comics artists of his generation. Over a long association with the comics magazine "Le Joyrnal de Spirou" that began in 1947, Will created, illustrated, and wrote several series, including "Tif et Tondu" and "Isabelle". From 1958-1960, he was the artistic director of "Tintin." He died in February 2000, having spent over 50 years in comics.


Willy Maltaite, also known as Will, was a French comics creator and artist. He is a founding member of the Marcinelle school, and one of the most respected French comics artists of his generation. Over a long association with the comics magazine "Le Joyrnal de Spirou" that began in 1947, Will created, illustrated, and wrote several series, including "Tif et Tondu" and "Isabelle". From 1958-1960, he was the artistic director of "Tintin." He died in February 2000, having spent over 50 years in comics.

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