Takio

Takio

[Vol. 2]

Graphic Novel - 2013
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Bursting from the pages of last year's best-selling graphic novel! From the Eisner Award-winning creators of POWERS comes this all-new, all-ages super hero adventure for a new generation! Taki and Olivia are sisters with super-powers! In fact, they are the only ones in the world with super-powers! So obviously, they have to become super heroes! But is the world ready for real-life super heroes? Are the girls ready for the challenge? And will the accident that made them who they are reveal secrets that will change their lives forever? The answers are no, no and yes. TAKIO is a brand-new all-ages adventure...a new book for comic-book fans of all ages...a book you can share with your kids or just enjoy for yourself! TAKIO is on the 2012 YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens List!

COLLECTING: Takio 1-4

Publisher: New York : Marvel Worldwide, c2013.
ISBN: 9780785165538
0785165533
Branch Call Number: YA FIC Bendi
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.)
Additional Contributors: Oeming, Michael Avon

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forbesrachel Sep 19, 2014

Family can be troublesome, annoying, and hard to get along with. This is especially true for the adopted Taki, who is expected by her mother to watch out for her younger sister Olivia. Their relationship begins to change when both of them are involved in an accident that gives them superpowers, or Kung Fu Telekinesis as Olivia calls it. While she revels in this, Taki freaks out before looking at things realistically. She immediately understands some of the dangers, pegging out her best friend's father as the culprit and the bad guy. Family problems motivate their new enemies, making them dangerous, not to mention being backed by a power hungry organization. Takio has both a funny and a serious side to it. The constant back and forth speech bubbles between the two girls is both amusing and revealing. More is learned about their personalities from their interactions than in any other way. They are two very different individuals, and as such, react just like any pair of sisters would...they bicker. Their lives are not easy ones, and things are about to get weird on top of it. The style is skewed, slightly off-kilter, and explosive in colour, which is a fair representation of their lives right now. Family may sometimes give them a headache, but they are there for each other, and their love will give them strength.

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