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Travis Daventhorpe is destined to save the multiverse in Wes Molebash's Travis Daventhorpe for the Win!

Take an exclusive first look at an excerpt from the brand new kid's graphic novel Travis Daventhorpe for the Win!

Illustration of a boy wearing a yellow hoodie and holding a glowing sword
Image credit: First Second

Wes Molebash's debut children's graphic novel Travis Daventhorpe for the Win! is a sci-fi fantasy adventure following the titular Travis as he dodges bullies and stumbles across a fantastical adventure. So, if you've got a kid in your life who loves adventure and plenty of laughs, keep on reading and check out the exclusive excerpt below.

First Second's official synopsis of Travis Daventhorpe for the Win! reads:

"Travis Daventhorpe may be a genius, but he’s always struggled to make friends. After his attempt to befriend new kid Juniper Reyes results in an epic fail, Travis takes his sentient flying robot, Travbot, out for a ride. But when Travbot malfunctions, the two take a nosedive into the woods. There, they discover a legendary sword, a wizard from another dimension, and a mysterious prophecy: Travis Daventhorpe is destined to save the multiverse!

From debut author Wes Molebash comes this video-game-inspired sci-fi adventure series. Join Travis as he dodges bullies, forges friendships, and perfects his science fair project...all while trying to fulfill his magical destiny!"

Wes Molebash is a cartoonist best known for the webcomic You'll Have That and Molebashed. Travis Daventhorpe for the Win! is his debut graphic novel.

Read an exclusive excerpt from Travis Daventhorpe for the Win! in the gallery below:

Travis Daventhorpe for the Win! is written and drawn by Wes Craig and goes on sale on March 21, 2023.

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