PalefireGraphic Novel - 2015
Everyone hates Darren, the firebug, the bad boy trouble follows everywhere. Alison finds a warmth to Darren, a spark everyone's missing. Alison knows what she's doing, but after tonight's fireworks, she'll find out who knows best. Can Alison play with fire without getting burned?
Palefire , the first collaboration between writer MK Reed and artist Farel Dalrymple, takes us back to high school for a hot date to the party of the year. When you're not a girl, and not yet a woman, the last thing you want is advice. The road to hell may be paved with good intentions, but everyone deserves a second chance--even if it goes up in flames.
Farel Dalrymple is the author of the New York Times bestseller, The Wrenchies (First Second). He has also collaborated with author Jonathan Lethem ( Motherless Brooklyn , The Fortress of Solitude ) on Omega the Unknown (Marvel Comics). His comic, Pop Gun War , was a Xeric Grant recipient and gold medal winner from the Society of Illustrators. He is a co-founder of the comic anthology, Meathaus .
MK Reed is the author of the graphic novels Americus and The Cute Girl Network (First Second). Her work can be found in anthologies like Papercutter , The Big Feminist But , and the Swedish magazine Galago . Americus was the winner of NAIBA's 2012 Carla Cohen Free Speech Award and was a 2011 American Booksellers for Children's New Voices title.