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A heartfelt and hilarious riff on the classic magical girl genre, Magical Boy follows Max, a trans man just trying to get through high school as his true self. But on top of classes, crushes, and coming out, Max’s life is turned upside down when he discovers that he is descended from a long line of Magical Girls tasked with defending humanity from a dark, ancient evil. With a sassy feline sidekick and loyal group of friends by his side, Max must take on his destiny, save the world, and become the first Magical Boy.

Written and Illustrated by The Kao

Available from Tapas.

At Scholastic, Michael acquired the Master Publishing license for World, All Languages to package the entire vertical scroll Tapas webcomic as a complete graphic novel.

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