Paul Tobin

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Paul Tobin is the Eisner-award winning, New York Times-bestselling author of Bandette, Colder, and many other comic books and graphic series.

Bandette, drawn by Colleen Coover, was awarded the Eisner Award for Best Digital Series in 2013, 2016, and 2017; and was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award for Graphic Literature in 2016. His original graphic novel I Was the Cat was nominated for an Eisner in 2015.

The Genius Factor: How to Capture an Invisible Cat , first in his five-book series of middle-grade books, came out in 2016 from Bloomsbury Kids. It was followed in 2017 by How To Outsmart A billion Robot Bees , and How To Tame A Human Tornado in March 2018.
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Out Now in Comic Shops! Plants Vs. Zombies: Rumble At Lake Gumbo!

Volume 10 of the Plants Vs. Zombies series of graphic novels appeared on comic shop shelves on Wednesday, June 13! It will be available from other booksellers on June 26!

Calling all Cat-Tail Commanders and Spudmarines–the battle for clean water begins! As soon as Dr. Zomboss discovers Lake Gumbo near Neighborville, Gargantuars start posing on Muscle Beach, volleyballs bounce off bungee zo

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