The Last Comics on Earth: From the Creators of The Last Kids on Earth (Hardcover)

The Last Comics on Earth: From the Creators of The Last Kids on Earth By Max Brallier, Joshua Pruett, Jay Cooper (Illustrator), Douglas Holgate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Max Brallier, Joshua Pruett, Jay Cooper (Illustrator), Douglas Holgate (Illustrator)
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A New York Times bestseller!

The Last Kids on Earth are creating THEIR OWN COMIC BOOK!

From worldwide bestselling author Max Brallier comes a full-color graphic novel spin-off series based on the #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling Last Kids on Earth!

Jack, Quint, June, and Dirk are about to face a challenge unlike any they’ve faced before . . . At their local comic book store, the kids make a startling discovery: they’ve read every last issue of their favorite comic, Z-Man, and no new issues are coming...ever! (Thanks a lot, apocalypse.). Nooo!

Our heroes have but one choice: continue Z-Man’s legacy by writing and illustrating THEIR OWN COMIC BOOK! Step one? Knock off their beloved Z-Man and cast themselves as super rad, super goofy, superhero protectors of the mysterious city of Apocalyptia. What could possibly go wrong? Just about everything!

Fans are sure to love this hilarious, action-packed, four-color graphic novel series by the creators of The last Kids on Earth.

About the Author

Max Brallier is a #1 New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. His books and series include The Last Kids on Earth, Eerie Elementary, Mister Shivers, Galactic Hot Dogs, and Can YOU Survive the Zombie Apocalypse? He is a writer and producer for Netflix's Emmy Award-winning adaptation of The Last Kids on Earth. Visit him at

Joshua Pruett is an Emmy Award winning writer best known for his work on Mystery Science Theater 3000, The Last Kids on Earth animated series, and the original feature for Disney Plus, Phineas and Ferb: The Movie: Candace Against the Universe. Josh has been a storyboard artist, writer and creative consultant for LEGO, Warner Animation Group, Pure Imagination Studios, Disney TV, DreamWorks Feature Animation, Nickelodeon, DreamWorks TV, Sprout/NBC Universal, Netflix, Paramount Feature Animation as well as co-author of Shipwreckers! The Curse of the Cursed Temple of Curses, Or We Nearly Died. A Lot, with Scott Peterson.

JAY COOPER is the illustrator and writer of over 25 books for kids young and old, including the New York Times best-selling graphic novel The Last Comics On Earth and national best-seller Your Guide To Not Getting Murdered In A Quaint English Village. Jay takes silly books very seriously—he believes that reading for pure enjoyment leads to a lifetime of literacy. Jay is also a Clio award-winning creative director of theatrical advertising, having crafted art and advertising for more than 140 Broadway shows. Born and raised in Delaware, Jay now resides with his wife and children in Maplewood, New Jersey.

Douglas Holgate is the illustrator of the #1 New York Times bestselling series The Last Kids on Earth from Viking (now also an Emmy-winning Netflix animated series) and the cocreator and illustrator of the graphic novel Clem Hetherington and the Ironwood Race for Scholastic Graphix. He has worked for the last twenty years making books and comics for publishers around the world from his garage in Victoria, Australia. He lives with his family and a large, fat dog that could possibly be part polar bear in the Australian bush on five acres surrounded by eighty-million-year-old volcanic boulders.

Praise For…

"Readers who have been long-time fans of “The Last Kids on Earth” will enjoy, but anyone could jump right into this story and be able to follow along.”—School Library Journal
"An action-packed, humorous story with fun superhero characters, gross monsters, and an apocalyptic world that needs saving.”—Shelf Awareness

Product Details
ISBN: 9780593526774
ISBN-10: 0593526775
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 25th, 2023
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Last Comics on Earth