Scoop Vol. 2: Buried Leads (Paperback)

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Scoop Vol. 2: Buried Leads (Paperback)

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Life has only gotten more complicated since Sophie exposed a paranormal conspiracy deep within Miami. But between school, a news internship, and her upcoming Quinceñera, Soph must now balance a love triangle with Milo and Usnavy — and help a disgraced celebrity find his late wife’s “real killer.”

Sophie’s existence has been… not terrible lately as she splits her days between school (where Soph remains a pariah) and her internship at WMIA 7 (where way too many media tips about paranormal activity in Miami turn out to be way too true). And in her rare free time, Sophie acts in Milo’s latest student film.

With such a whirlwind life, it’s no surprise that everyone forgets Soph’s 15th birthday. But Soph’s parents intend to make up for this mistake by throwing her a Quinceñera.

Meanwhile, a disgraced celebrity chef hears how Sophie’s been proving her father’s innocence and makes a desperate plea — he wants Sophie to help him find the “real killer” who murdered his ex-wife.

With the aid of some Alligatoids and a Mangrove Man, Soph hunts through the past… while someone else hunts her in the present. This whodunit culminates with crop circles, a dance-off, a cat-and-mouse chase through the colorful, yet treacherous, streets of the Wynwood district, where Sophie finds the “real killer” — and discovers a startling new truth about herself… one which threatens to doom her once and for all.
RICHARD ASHLEY HAMILTON is an award-winning Cuban-American (no, really) screenwriter and author best known for his storytelling across many DreamWorks Animation franchises including How To Train Your Dragon and Guillermo Del Toro’s Tales of Arcadia. He wrote on the Daytime Emmy-winning first season of Dragons: Race to the Edge and the Lumiere award-winning How To Train Your Dragon: Hidden World Tour VR experience.But in his heart, Richard remains a lifelong comic book fan and has created titles for Dark Horse, Aftershock/Seismic Press, Insight Editions, Papercutz, and more. He currently writes two YA graphic novel series, SCOOP and TECTIV, for Mad Cave/Maverick, and his middle-grade horror title, FEARBOOK CLUB, was named a 2022 Junior Library Guild Official Selection.

Richard lives in Glendale, CA, with his wife, their two sons, and a Husky named Lulu.

Joseph Cooper is an American artist originally from Detroit, MI. After getting his start freelancing for local advertising agencies, he attended the prestigious School of Visual Arts in New York City. He’s worked for almost every major American comic book publisher, most notably Marvel, DC, Valiant, Dynamite, and Image. Outside of comics, he was an illustrator at the venerable skateboard company Powell-Peralta for many years. Joe is currently living the good life in sunny Southern California with his wife and son.
Product Details ISBN: 9781545811863
ISBN-10: 1545811865
Publisher: Maverick
Publication Date: September 24th, 2024
Pages: 92
Language: English