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Jon Sommariva (also known as Red J) has been the artist for such bestselling comics as Batman, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Wars, and the Avengers, and he's sold well over a million copies of his comics. He lives with his family in Australia, but you can follow him @sommariva on Instagram and @JonSommariva on Twitter.

Books by Jon Sommariva

Neverlanders

Neverland has become a war zone and it’s up to a new group of lost teens to set things right in this gritty YA graphic novel series from #1 New York Times bestselling Australian author Tom Taylor and powerhouse Australian comic artist Jon Sommariva!

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ORDER YOUR COPY HERE - https://www.penguin.com.au/books/neverlanders-9781761049071 Neverland has become a war zone and it’s up to a new group of lost teens to set things right in this gritty YA graphic novel series from #1 New York Times bestselling Australian author Tom Taylor and powerhouse Australian comic artist Jon Sommariva! Bee and her fellow runaways are their own found family. So when a stranger named Paco saves her life, Bee invites him to join their crew, thinking he's another lost teen. The truth is Paco's not just a lost teen, he's a Lost Boy from Neverland. And he needs Bee and the others to come back with him. When the group is then spirited away by a foul-mouthed Tinker Bell, they discover that Neverland is not some fun-filled hideaway. It's a war zone under siege by a horde of pirates with a merciless new leader who will stop at nothing to steal the land's magic. Tink leads a fairy army that barely holds them at bay. Peter Pan is gone. And rest of the Lost Boys have been killed. Paco is all that remains ... but he hopes that this group of teens will become the new Lost Ones. These young runaways may be Neverland's only hope - but they're about to learn that it'll take a lot more than happy thoughts to win a war. Award-winning and worldwide bestselling Australian author Tom Taylor (Marvel's Dark Ages, Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man, Dark Knights of Steel) and powerhouse Australian artist Jon Sommariva (Marvel Action: Avengers, Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) whisk readers off to Neverland - but this gritty reimagining isn't the Peter Pan you remember. 'Epically imaginative and strikingly fresh' - Scott Snyder, New York Times bestseller & Eisner award-winning author of Batman 'The work of a master at the height of his craft. There is no one out there right now doing it like Tom Taylor. NO ONE.' - Jay Kristoff, New York Times bestselling author of Empire of the Vampire and The Nevernight Chronicle, and co-author of The Illuminae Files 'Full of charm, intensity, and wonder, this is Neverland like you’ve never seen it before' - C.S. Pacat, New York Times bestselling author of Dark Rise and the Captive Prince trilogy 'Fantastic and gorgeous! Action-packed, quirky, and full of heart' - Kami Garcia, New York Times bestselling author of Teen Titans: Raven and co-author of Beautiful Creatures