Superbad Meets Charlie Brown Meets Iron Man: Preview of James Kochalka’s Mechaboys

Vermont’s first Cartoonist Laureate James Kochalka is returning to comics in March next year with a new graphic novel for adult readers.

Mechaboys tells the story of “two lovable dirtbag teens, tired of being bullied, build a robot battle suit to take revenge on their entire high school. But they never expected to become… kind of popular?”

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The publisher Top Shelf/IDW calls it “something like a Charlie Brown special remixed with SuperbadMean Girls and Iron Man.”

$19.99, published in March 2018. Softcover graphic novel with flaps • B&W interiors • 7” x 7” • 192 pages. Here are seven pages from them.

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About Rich Johnston

Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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