He's a Doctor. Who's Also a Ninja: The Dr. McNinja Omnibus is here. ~ What'cha Reading?

He’s a Doctor. Who’s Also a Ninja: The Dr. McNinja Omnibus is here.

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For those of you who aren’t familiar with Dr. McNinja, the hilarious webcomic by Christopher Hastings, let me give you an idea of what you’re in for.

mcninja chickenYes. He’s high-fiving a roast chicken. 

Dr. McNinja is a doctor – a real, medical doctor, with patients and everything. He’s also a ninja, raised by a family of ninjas, and is somewhat of a disgrace to his ninja parents for not following their path and becoming a full-fledged ninja in his own right. And now, Dark Horse has the earliest issues of Dr. McNinja here, in this 500+ page omnibus. If you haven’t been introduced to the good doctor yet, this is a great place to start.

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The strip is story-driven, with several major storylines featured in the Omnibus. The humor is outrageous and laugh-out-loud funny. Some of my favorite moments take place when McNinja’s parents – and Ben Franklin, his mentor! – show up on the scene.

Pick up the book when it hits shelves next week. And then, go hit the website. And if you’re so inclined, check out the beta version of the video game. Until then, enjoy a sneak peek:

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THE ADVENTURES OF DR. MCNINJA OMNIBUS

Writer: Christopher Hastings
Artist: Christopher Hastings
Inker: Kent Archer
Colorist: Carly Monardo
Publisher: Dark Horse
Publication Date:July 17, 2013
Format:b&w, 504 Pages; TP, 6″ x 9″
Price:$24.99
Age range:10
ISBN-10:1-61655-180-1
ISBN-13:978-1-61655-180-3
Diamond ID: MAY130024

 

 

About Author

Rosemary Kiladitis is a children’s librarian, a mom, and a proud fangirl/nerdgirl. She did her homework while watching reruns of the 1966 Batman series, which led to her longstanding relationship with the Bat, and she’s pretty sure that Barbara Gordon is the real reason she went to library school. She loves superheroes, supervillains, and is secretly married to Hellboy. Or Loki. She can’t remember, but it’s one of them. Roe blogs about children’s and teen books at http://roespot.blogspot.com, and you can read her 140 character ramblings on twitter @RoeSolo.

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