Magical Boy (Graphic Novel)

Magical Boy (Graphic Novel)

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A breathtakingly imaginative fantasy series starring
Max - a trans high school student who has to save the world
as a Magical Girl ... as a boy!
Although he was assigned female at birth, Max is your average
trans man trying to get through high school as himself. But on top
of classes, crushes and coming
out, Max's life is turned upside down when his
mom reveals an eons old family secret: he's descended from a long
line of Magical Girls tasked with defending humanity from a dark,
ancient evil!

With a sassy feline sidekick and loyal
gang of friends by his side, can Max take on his destiny,
save the world and become the next Magical Boy?

A hilarious and heartfelt riff
on the magical girl genre made popular by teen manga series,
Magical Boy is a one-of-a-kind fantasy series that comic
readers of all ages will love

With full-colour illustrations inside

From popular illustrator and comic artist, Vincent Kao, as The
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Product details

  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 155 x 228 x 19mm | 680g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1338775529
  • 9781338775525
  • 50,600

About The Kao

The Kao is Vincent Kao, an illustrator and comic artist known for his slice-of-life web series, Mondo Mango, and the Prism Award-winning webcomic, Magical Boy - both original series available at Tapas. Vincent graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration. He started his career through a series of comic strips surrounding his daily life and since then has freelanced, self-published, as well as collaborated in a few crowdfunded comic anthologies, all under The Kao name. To this day, he continues to work on his illustrations and comics in hopes to inspire and bring joy to everyone around him. For more information, please visit
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Rating details

682 ratings
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5 54% (370)
4 35% (236)
3 10% (67)
2 1% (9)
1 0% (0)
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