Superheroes are dominating pop culture, and we can’t get enough—especially with some of our favorite characters getting new arcs exploring their pre-hero lives. Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia and illustrated by Gabriel Picolo, follows 17-year-old Raven Roth in the wake of an accident that took her foster mother’s life and left Raven without memories of her life before. When she realizes that she possesses powerful abilities no normal teen does, Raven becomes fearful of what secrets may be hiding in her past. Take a peek at the excerpt below and then click here to enter to win a copy!
Kami Garcia is the #1 New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author of eleven novels. Kami coauthored her first novel, Beautiful Creatures, on a dare from seven of her students. The Beautiful Creatures novels have been published in 50 countries and 38 languages, and made into a major motion picture of the same name. Kami is also the author of five solo novels, including the Bram Stoker Award-nominated titles Unbreakable and Unmarked (The Legion series) and Broken Beautiful Hearts, a #metoo novel inspired by an incident she experienced in high school. Her forthcoming graphic novel Teen Titans: Raven, illustrated by artist Gabriel Picolo, is the first title in her Teen Titans series for DC Ink.
Gabriel Picolo is a Brazilian comics artist and illustrator based in São Paulo. His work has become known for its strong storytelling and atmospheric colors. Picolo has developed projects for clients such as Blizzard, BOOM! Studios, HarperCollins, and DeviantArt.