My friend, Killer Croc is a new graphic novel from DC Comics written by Sarah Farizan, and drawn by Nicoleta Baldari, It will be published on August 30, 2022.
My Buddy, Killer Croc is a charming story of a boy at a new school, his new friends and enemies, and the super villain who teaches him how to put bullies in their place.
Andy is new to Gotham City. He is shy and quiet and needs friends. He then meets his wrestling hero, Waylon Jones, now known as Killer Croc. How will Andy react when he finds out the truth about his idol?
Andy, like many kids, feels a bit lost and out of place when he moves to Gotham City. He’s quiet and shy…and a little worried that the scar on his face will make him stand out. Some classmates make you feel welcome and others don’t. But Andy has a secret.
Back in Florida, his dad introduced him to wrestler Waylon Jones, and Andy’s pretty sure he’s in Gotham City now, too. If Andy can find him and ask him for some wrestling tips, he can have it all. Finding Jones won’t be too hard either… because in Gotham City, Jones calls himself Killer Croc! The problem is that Batman is also looking for Andy’s childhood hero.
Sara Farizan is a YA writer whose debut novelif you could be minewon the Ferro-Grumley Prize, the Edmund White Prize, and the Lambda Literary Prize for Children’s/Youth Literature in 2014. That and a subsequent novel Tell me again how a lover should feel were added to the American Library Association’s Rainbow List as one of the best LGBT-themed books of the year in 2014 and 2015. He has followed up with a third novel Here to stay.
Nicoletta Baldari is the artist behind titles like Big Hero 6, Star Wars Adventures, Marvel Action Spider-Man, The Shining, Strawberry Shortcake and more.
Killer Croc is a Batman supervillain, originally a supporting fighter, he suffered from a rare genetic condition that eventually gave him a crocodile-like appearance. Driven mad by his irreversible transformation, he adopted the name “Killer Croc” and dedicated himself to a life of crime, eventually developing animalistic tendencies that make him a dangerous individual. Killer Croc made his live action debut in the 2016 film Suicide Squad, portrayed by Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. A version of the character appeared in the third season of the Arrowverse series Batwoman, portrayed by Heidi Ben.
My friend, Killer Croc It will be published on August 30, 2022.