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Girl Taking Over: A Lois Lane Story

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Can Lois Lane scrap her entire life plan for an unpredictable summer of ride-or-die friendships, swoony romance, and writing her truth? Ambitious small-town girl Lois Lane tackles a summer in National City with gusto, but a cavalcade of setbacks-including an annoying frenemy roommate, a beyond-tedious internship at a suddenly corporatized website, and a boss who demotes her to coffee-fetching minion-threatens to derail her extremely detailed life plan. And, you know, her entire future! When Lois uncovers a potentially explosive scandal, she must stand up and speak out for the future she deserves without destroying everything she’s worked so hard to create. From beloved author Sarah Kuhn (Shadow of the Batgirl, Heroine Complex), with lively art by Arielle Jovellanos, comes a charming YA story about the strength it takes to embrace the messiness of life.

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199 pages
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    Geek Dad

    This is the second Lois Lane graphic novel to come out of DC that bears relatively little resemblance to the character we know from the comics, instead reinventing her story to be more universal to the audience rather than part of a larger universe. However, unlike "Lois Lane and the Friendship Challenge, which often felt like an all-ages graphic novel that had Lois' name slapped on it, this YA-oriented reboot has a secret weaponacclaimed YA writer Sarah Kuhn, the writer behind the brilliant Shadow of the Batgirl (which seems to take place in the same continuity, given a cameo by a fan-favorite supporting player from that book). It also reinvents Lois as an Asian-American teen looking to establish herself in journalism.

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