Blackbird. Book 1 / Sam Humphries ; artist, Jen Bartel.

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  • Author(s): Humphries, Sam, authorBartel, Jen, artist
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    Berkeley : Image Comics, 2019.
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    1 volume : chiefly illustrations
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    Comics/graphic novels; Novels
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    • Abstract:
      Summary: Nina Rodriguez knows a hidden magical world run by ruthless cabals is hiding in Los Angeles. When a giant magic beast kidnaps her sister, Nina must confront her past (and her demons) to get her sister back and reclaim her life. Don't miss the first collection of the smash-hit neo-noir fantasy series from fan-favorite writer SAM HUMPHRIES (Harley Quinn, Nightwing) and red-hot artist JEN BARTEL (Mighty Thor)! Collects BLACKBIRD #1-6.
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    • ABNT:
      HUMPHRIES, S.; BARTEL, J. Blackbird. [s. l.]: Image Comics, 2019. ISBN 9781534312593. Disponível em: Acesso em: 8 abr. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Humphries S, Bartel J. Blackbird. Image Comics; 2019. Accessed April 8, 2020.
    • APA:
      Humphries, S., & Bartel, J. (2019). Blackbird. Image Comics.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Humphries, Sam, and Jen Bartel. 2019. Blackbird. Image Comics.
    • Harvard:
      Humphries, S. and Bartel, J. (2019) Blackbird. Image Comics. Available at: (Accessed: 8 April 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Humphries, S & Bartel, J 2019, Blackbird, Image Comics, viewed 8 April 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Humphries, Sam, and Jen Bartel. Blackbird. Image Comics, 2019. EBSCOhost,
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Humphries, Sam, and Jen Bartel. Blackbird. Image Comics, 2019.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Humphries S, Bartel J. Blackbird [Internet]. Image Comics; 2019 [cited 2020 Apr 8]. Available from:


Booklist Reviews 2019 July #1

When Nina was 13, she would have died in an earthquake if not for the sudden appearance of a gargantuan, mystical lizard-lion beast. She's the only one who remembers, though, thanks to her odd immunity to the forgetting spell cast by a mysterious paragon—a modern-day magic-user. Ten years later, Nina is struggling with depression and addiction. She has spent the decade failing to find the magical world, but when the mystical beast returns and kidnaps her sister, Nina becomes hell-bent on forcing her way into the hidden society of paragons, where—amid a turf war between rival factions—she unravels a lifetime of deceptions, revealing a shocking truth about her history, family, and future. In this six-part kickoff, Humphries and Bartel have woven a wonderfully intricate plot around a cast of complex characters. Their Angeleno urban fantasy of glamorous paragons is well-realized, conceptually and artistically—the high-fashion outfits alone are worth the price of admission—and it shimmers with potential, both epic and intimate. Hand this to fans of the CW's superhero aesthetic. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.