Max & the Midknights #2 - Battle of the Bodkins
([December 1] 2020)

Random House, 2019 Series
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Price
13.99 USD; 18.99 CAD
Pages
280
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Crown Books for Young Readers
Brand
RH Graphic
ISBN
978-0-593-12590-8; 0-593-12590-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780593125908
Editing
Carol Ly (design); ?

Issue Notes

Printed in the U.S.A. Also exists in a library bunding, ISBN 978-0-593-12591-5.

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Max & the Midknights / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Inks
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Max; the Midknights [Kevyn; Millie; Simon]

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Indexer Notes

Includes inside front cover

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?; typeset

Characters
Max

Indexer Notes

Title page, front matter

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For friends everywhere

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blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

1 (Table of Contents: 7)

Max & the Midknights / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Inks
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Colors
Tom Racine (grayscale color)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think Sir Brickbat hates me.
Genre
adventure; humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; the Midknights [Kevyn; Millie; Simon]; Uncle Budrick; King Conrad; Sir Gadabout; Sir Brickbat; Sedgewick; townsfolk
Synopsis
Max and Simon are both questioning their calling at knight school.

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Max & the Midknights / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Inks
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Colors
Tom Racine (grayscale color)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'If you decided to bail because of Sir Brickbat,' I told him, 'I totally get it.'
Genre
adventure; humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; the Midknights [Kevyn; Millie; Simon]; Uncle Budrick; King Conrad; Sir Gadabout; Sir Brickbat; Sedgewick; townsfolk; Queen Nerelia
Synopsis
A royal visitor has a magic staff that detects evil when pointed at Max.
Keywords
Knight

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Max & the Midknights / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Inks
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Colors
Tom Racine (grayscale color)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uh... what?!
Genre
adventure; humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; Uncle Budrick; King Conrad; Queen Nerelia; Mumblin (wizard); Seymour (wizard); King Torin (in flashback); Boris (first bodkin) (in flashback)
Synopsis
Mumblin and Seymour explain that there is a shadow world of bodkins... near-perfect evil duplicates of the Byjovians.
Keywords
King; wizard

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Max & the Midknights / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce
Inks
Lincoln Peirce
Colors
Tom Racine (grayscale color)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'What are you saying, old friend?'
Genre
adventure; humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; Kevyn; Millie (in dream); Max's bodkin (in dream); Uncle Budrick; King Conrad; Sedgewick; Sir Brickbat; Queen Nerelia
Synopsis
Max learns the pitfalls of fearing that everyone she meets might be a bodkin. While she is on a Knight School field assignment, Sedgewick disappears.
Keywords
Dream; knight

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Max & the Midknights / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Inks
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Colors
Tom Racine (grayscale color)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where'd he go?
Genre
adventure; humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; Millie's bodkin; Sir Gadabout; Sedgewick's bodkin; Mumblin; Seymour; Cab (griffin)
Synopsis
Max fights Sedgewick's bodkin, who escapes, but Mumblin and Seymour capture Millie's bodkin.

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Max & the Midknights / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Inks
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Colors
Tom Racine (grayscale color)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Are you two out of your minds?' I shout.
Genre
adventure; humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; Millie's bodkin; Sir Gadabout; Simon; Kevyn; King Conrad; Seymour; Mumblin; Seymour; Cab (griffin)
Synopsis
After learning that the Bodkins intend to escape from their world ("the Knot") to invade Byjovia, Mumblin disguises the remaining Midknights as the Dwarfs of Tresk so that they can infiltrate the Knot unnoticed. Nerelia gives Max a crystal for the mission.
Keywords
Doppelganger; transformation; wizard

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Max & the Midknights / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Inks
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Colors
Tom Racine (grayscale color)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As we soar across the sky on our way to the Wandering Woods, I can't help but feel a little uneasy.
Genre
adventure; humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; Kevyn's bodkin; Sedgewick's bodkin; Simon; Budrick; Seymour; Cab (griffin); Dwarfs of Tresk
Synopsis
It turns out that Kevyn's bodkin is masquerading as Kevyn, so the group are captured as soon as they enter the Knot.
Keywords
Doppelganger

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Max & the Midknights / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Inks
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Colors
Tom Racine (grayscale color)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Clumps of hair drop from my chin to the floor.
Genre
adventure; humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; Simon; Budrick; Seymour; Dwarfs of Tresk; Rovak; sentry; overbites; formlings
Synopsis
Max and friends escape imprisonment, but are still trapped in the Knot. Max is cast into the Pits of Doom.
Keywords
Doppelganger; dwarf; wizard

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Max & the Midknights / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Inks
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Colors
Tom Racine (grayscale color)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When you belly-flop into something called a Pit of Doom, you're expecting a whole lot of nasty at the bottom -- iron spikes, deadly snakes, stuff like that.
Genre
adventure; humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; Kevyn; Rovak; Sedgewick; Simon; Kevyn's bodkin; Mumblin's bodkin; Conrad's bodkin; Gadabout's bodkin; sentry; formlings
Synopsis
The bodkins try to wring information from their captives. Since Max took the lead on the Midknights' first adventure, the bodkin king orders her killed.

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Max & the Midknights / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Inks
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Colors
Tom Racine (grayscale color)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shoot her?
Genre
adventure; humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; Kevyn; Rovak; Sedgewick; Simon; Kevyn's bodkin; Mumblin's bodkin; Conrad's bodkin; Gadabout's bodkin; sentry; formlings
Synopsis
The bodkins seize Nerelia's jewel from Max; it's all they need to complete the portal into Byjovia. Max and her friends overpower the sentry and rush to the portal, but are trapped in quicksand along the way.
Keywords
Doppelganger; quicksand

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Max & the Midknights / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce
Inks
Lincoln Peirce
Colors
Tom Racine (grayscale color)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you ever seen a person's head -- like your uncle's, for instance -- on the body of a giant bird of prey?
Genre
adventure; non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; Kevyn; Rovak; Sedgewick; Simon; Millie; Seymour; Budrick; Conrad's bodkin; bodkin army
Synopsis
Budrick and Seymour rescue the Midknights from the quicksand. Max uses archery skills to steal the gem back, cutting off the portal before most of the bodkins get through. Seymour transforms the entire company into bees; carrying the gem, they fly at top speed toward the portal.

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Max & the Midknights / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Inks
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Colors
Tom Racine (grayscale color)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You probably already know this, but I've never been a bee before.
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; Kevyn; Rovak; Sedgewick; Simon; Millie; Seymour; Budrick; Simon's bodkin; Conrad's bodkin; Mumblin's bodkin; Gadabout's bodkin
Synopsis
Without the wounded Seymour, the children and Budrick push on to the city. There they find that the bodkins have already replaced the king and his top supporters.
Keywords
Doppelganger

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Max & the Midknights / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Inks
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Colors
Tom Racine (grayscale color)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The bodkin's face hardens into a scowl, and he fixes me with an icy stare.
Genre
adventure; humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; Kevyn; Sedgewick; Simon; Millie; Seymour; Budrick; Conrad's bodkin; Kevyn's bodkin; Gadabout's bodkin; Mumblin's bodkin; Mumblin
Synopsis
With a mandatory gathering called in the public square, Max and Mumblin arrange to dose the crowd with potion that will force them to resume their former selves.
Keywords
Doppelganger

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Max & the Midknights / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Inks
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Colors
Tom Racine (grayscale color)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'What time do you think it is?' I ask Mumblin after a while.
Genre
adventure; humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; Kevyn; Sedgewick; Simon; Millie; Seymour; Budrick; Conrad's bodkin; Kevyn's bodkin; Gadabout's bodkin; Mumblin's bodkin; Mumblin; Mary
Synopsis
Mumblin's potion forces the bodkins back into formling state, and through the portal out of Byjovia. As they celebrate, Gadabout reveals that Max has a twin sister Mary. Max, Budrick, and the Midknights resolve to find her.
Keywords
Doppelganger; twin

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promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
typeset

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Max & the Midknights / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Pencils
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Inks
Lincoln Peirce (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going to tell you a secret: being a troubadour kind of stinks.
Genre
adventure; humor; fantasy-supernatural; children
Characters
Max; Budrick
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Excerpt from the first chapter of the first book

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Includes inside back cover

Max has a new quest! (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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