Everyone hates Darren, the firebug, the bad boy trouble follows everywhere. Alison finds a warmth to Darren, a spark everyone's missing. Alison knows what she's doing, but after tonight's fireworks, she'll find out who knows best. Can Alison play with fire without getting burned?
"e;Palefire,"e; the first collaboration between writer MK Reed and artist Farel Dalrymple, takes us back to high school for a hot date to the party of the year. When you're not a girl, and not yet a woman, the last thing you want is advice. The road to hell may be paved with good intentions, but everyone deserves a second chanceeven if it goes up inflames.
Farel Dalrymple is the author of the "e;New York Times "e;bestseller, "e;The Wrenchies "e;(First Second). He has also collaborated with author Jonathan Lethem ("e;Motherless Brooklyn,"e; "e;The Fortress of Solitude"e;) on "e;Omega the Unknown "e;(Marvel Comics). His comic, "e;Pop Gun War,"e; was a Xeric Grant recipient and gold medal winner from the Society of Illustrators. He is a co-founder of the comic anthology, "e;Meathaus."e;
MK Reed is the author of the graphic novels "e;Americus"e; and "e;The Cute Girl Network "e;(First Second). Her work can be found in anthologies like "e;Papercutter,"e; "e;The Big Feminist But,"e; and the Swedish magazine "e;Galago."e; "e;Americus "e;was the winner of NAIBA's 2012 Carla Cohen Free Speech Award and was a 2011 American Booksellers for Children's New Voices title.