[Preview] Ninja Prodigy Shianndrea’s Tale Continues in SHINOBI: NINJA PRINCESS – THE LIGHTNING ONI VOLUME 2

Electrifies Shelves This January

The coming of age tale of Shianndrea electrifies shelves on January 3, 2018 with the second volume of the SHINOBI NINJA PRINCESS graphic novel series, created by Memphis native Martheus Wade and collecting issues 1-4 of SHINOBI: NINJA PRINCESS – THE LIGHTNING ONI.
Writer: Martheus Wade
Artists: Martheus Wade (Pencils), Janet Wade (Inks + Color Assists)
Cover Artists: Martheus Wade and Janet Wade

128 pgs./ E / FC
An action-adventure story in the vein of Japanese anime, SHINOBI NINJA PRINCESS
 is called a cross between NARUTO and the television show RIVERDALE. This new volume continues the saga of Shianndrea from her unique perspective as a teenage girl battling with the demands of her destiny as a ninja prodigy.
The previous volume of SHINOBI NINJA PRINCESS. has appeared nationwide in schools via Scholastic Book Fairs and was nominated for Best Southern Comic Book by the Mid-South Science Fiction Association. The series has been praised for its refreshing take on the hero’s journey and gender roles. Appealing to fans of all ages and backgrounds, SHINOBI NINJA PRINCESS has found a home particularly in the minds of young female comic book fans.
Volume 2 of SHINOBI: NINJA PRINCESS – THE LIGHTNING ONI is now available for pre-order with the Diamond Previews code NOV171112. You can view preview pages 1-6 from the second chapter below:

What people are saying about Shinobi Ninja Princess:

“The story would be fun enough for parent and child alike, achieving that uncommon bridge between generations.” – Graphic Policy

“The character interactions are really enjoyable, the action was nice and the ending really gets the reader interested by hinting that things are only going to be ramping up from here.” – The Broken Infinite

About Martheus Wade
Wade, a freelance graphic designer and illustrator, has illustrated for BLOODSTREAM for Image Comics, Shooting Star Comics, CHAOS CAMPUS for Approbation Comics, and Andrew Dabb’s SLICES, among many others.

Recently, he has worked on titles such as ACTION MAN for Hasbro and the Marvel Comics Masterpiece Card Series, and he illustrated, wrote, and produced a comic book crossover called JETTA/SHI: ARROW OF DESTINY with his character, Jetta, and William Tucci’s Shi. Wade’s creator-owned graphic novels “JETTA: TALES OF THE TOSHIGAWA” and “TURRA: GUN ANGEL have been licensed for motion pictures.
His work has been used for the movie ROLE MODELS from Universal Pictures as well as for the instructional DVD and book HI-FI DIGITAL COLOR FOR COMICS II, available from IMPACT Publishing.

Wade resides in Memphis with his wife, Janet, who is the co-colorist and inker for the SHINOBI NINJA PRINCESS series, and son, Anakin.

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