Jeremy Dale. Action Lab’s mission is to bring great comics for kids to
the market, and have been actively seeing to expand its offerings to
meet that goal.
The Garlicks is
told from the point of view of the young graphic novelist and vampire
Pandora Garlick, who describes herself as a “fail vampire” and is
looking for a way to stand out in a supernaturally talented family.
a home in the hearts of many readers, it needed the right publisher.
Hernandez, a pioneer in webcomics and American manga, says, “Pandora is a
character who is near and dear to me and I wanted a smart publisher
like Action Lab to get her in front of an adoring legion of readers. I
could give minutes of press-friendly rah-rah talk, but here’s what’s
important: Coffee and cookies. I’m laying in mountainous supplies of
both so I can make the best damn graphic novel about the worst vampire
girl you’ve ever seen!”
President, Kevin Freman, when asked about the project, said, “We are
excited about bringing Garlicks under the Action Lab umbrella, and we
think it is a perfect fit for the types of books that we offer. Lea
Hernandez is a fabulous talent, and all of us look forward to working