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Johnny Hiro : {half Asian, all hero}

Author: Fred Chao; Dylan Babb; Jesse Post
Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, July 2012. ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Tor editionView all editions and formats
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Johnny Hiro, a hardworking busboy, lives in Brooklyn with his flighty but lovable girlfriend Mayumi. Every day, he struggles to make ends meet while fighting giant monsters, running over rooftops from crazed waiters, fending off businessmen-turned-samurai, or having the occasional conversation with Judge Judy, Coolio, or Alton Brown.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Chao; Dylan Babb; Jesse Post
ISBN: 9780765329370 0765329379
OCLC Number: 760975014
Notes: Chiefly illustrations.
"A Tor Book"--Title page verso.
"Originally published as Johnny Hiro, issues 1-3 (2007, 2008), previously collected with new material as Johnny Hiro by AdHouse Books (2009). Excerpt published in Best American Comics 2010 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2010)"--Title page verso.
Description: 175 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Fred Chao ; greytones by Dylan Babb ; letters by Jesse Post.

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