Johnnie Christmas

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Johnnie Christmas is a New York Times bestselling graphic novelist. Writer of the Image Comics sci-fi series Tartarus and Crema, a haunted romance published by ComiXology.
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Swim Team

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ISBN 9780063056763 HarperAlley / HarperCollins Publishers

Bree can’t wait for her first day at her new middle school, Enith Brigitha, home to the Mighty Manatees—until she’s stuck with the only elective that fits her schedule, the dreaded Swim 101. More about this book >

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Johnnie Christmas

Johnnie Christmas is a New York Times bestselling graphic novelist. Writer of the Image Comics sci-fi series Tartarus and Crema, a haunted romance published by ComiXology. His book Firebug received a starred review from Publishers Weekly and earned him a nomination for the Joe Shuster Award for Outstanding Cartoonist. He’s perhaps best known for co-creating the series Angel Catbird with celebrated writer Margaret Atwood and adapting William Gibson’s lost screenplay for Alien 3 into a critically acclaimed graphic novel of the same name. His credits also include co-creating the pre-apocalyptic thriller Sheltered. He has a BFA in Communications Design with an emphasis in Illustration from Pratt Institute.

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