A thrilling adventure series in the form of graphic novels have hit the shelves for young readers! This new series follows the adventures of Nico Bravo, a young boy who works at a museum for magical artifacts, as he takes off on exciting and hilarious quests to save the world of mythological creatures from danger. Read on for a review of the Nico Bravo book series written and illustrated by Mike Cavallaro.
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In the first book, “Nico Bravo and the Hound of Hades,” Nico discovers that Cerberus, the three-headed dog guarding the entrance to the underworld, has been kidnapped by a group of dangerous mythological creatures. Together with his friends, he sets out on a mission to rescue Cerberus and save the world of mythological creatures from chaos.
The second book, “Cellar Dwellers,” sees Nico and his friends uncover a secret society of magical creatures living beneath the museum where he works. When a group of rogue magical creatures threatens to reveal their existence to the human world, Nico and his friends must stop them before it’s too late.
Finally, in “Nico Bravo and the Trial of Vulcan,” Nico and his friends must stand trial in the court of the god Vulcan after accidentally causing chaos in the underworld. They must use their wits and skills to prove their innocence and save the world of mythological creatures once again.
One of the standout features of the Nico Bravo series is the colorful and detailed illustrations. Cavallaro’s artwork is vibrant, engaging, and full of personality, bringing the world of mythological creatures to life. Each adventure is wrapped up quite nicely but leaves little room for the next adventure.
Another great aspect of the series is the engaging and silly plots that will entertain young readers. Each book is packed with action, adventure, humor, and plenty of mythological creatures, making for a fun and enjoyable reading experience. I think that fans of Greek mythology will also enjoy this series as there are some minor characters that share the names and characteristics of those that are in typical Greek tragedies.
Overall, if you have a young fan of graphic novels and enjoy stories featuring mythological creatures, the Nico Bravo series is definitely worth checking out. With its colorful illustrations, engaging and silly plots, and lovable cast of characters, it’s sure to become a favorite among readers of all ages.