Greg Pak: Mech Cadet Yu

In the MECH CADET YU comic book series, a janitor’s kid bonds with a giant robot and joins the elite Sky Corps Academy — who face an invasion of monsters from outer space! The series was written by Greg Pak with art by Takeshi Miyazawa, colors by Triona Farrell and Jessica Kholinne, letters by Simon Bowland, and published by BOOM! Studios.

The series won the 2018 Mike Wieringo Spirit Award and is coming to Netflix as an animated television show in 2023!

Buy the signed LOS ROBOS comic that started the whole thing from the Greg Pak Shop.

2017.10.05 – 10.08 – Greg Pak’s schedule for the New York Comic Con!

I’ll be at the New York Comic Con all four days! I’ll spend most of my time in Artists Alley, E28, where I’ll have copies of many of my books, including MECH CADET YU #1 and #2, KINGSWAY WEST, and the new PLANET HULK prose novel! Here’s my schedule — hope to see you there!

THURSDAY

10:00 am – 1:45 pm – Artists Alley E28

2:30 – 3:15 pm – BOOM! Studios: Discover Yours at the NY Public Library, Celeste Auditorium – NYPL 476 5th Ave

4:00 – 5:00 pm – The Return of the Dakota Universe and the Launch of Earth M, 1A21

6:45 – 7:45 pm – BOOM! Studios: Discover Yours, 1A05

7:15 – 8:15 pm – Super Asian America, 1A02

FRIDAY

10:00 am – 8:00 pm – Artists Alley E28 (with short breaks)

SATURDAY

10:00 am – 8:00 pm – Artists Alley E28 (with short breaks)

SUNDAY

10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Artists Alley E28

1:30 – 2:30 pm – MARVEL: True Believers, 1A10

3:00 – 5:00 pm – Artists Alley E28

2017.09.22 – 09.22 – Greg Pak at the Baltimore Comic Con!

Thrilled to share that I’ll be a guest of the Baltimore Comic Con this weekend, attending Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. I’ll be at table 208 in Artists Alley with tons of comics, including MECH CADET YU, KINGSWAY WEST, BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA/ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK, PLANET HULK, TOTALLY AWESOME HULK, and tons more!

I’ll also be on three panels on Saturday:

12:00-1:00 – DMC panel

1:30-2:30 – Marvel panel

4:00-5:00 – BOOM! panel

See you soon!

 

 

2017.09.13 – MECH CADET YU #2 on sale this Wednesday – check out the preview!

MECH CADET YU #2, the second issue of the kid-and-his-giant-robot series written by yours truly with art by Takeshi Miyazawa, hits stores this coming Wednesday, September 13! Check out the preview below and ask your local shop to hold you a copy!

MECH CADET YU was colored by Triona Farrell, lettered by Simon Bowland, and edited by Cameron Chittock and Eric Harburn.

Check out the SyFy interview by Matt Funk for more details!

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MECH CADET YU #1 from Pak, Miyazawa, Farrell, and Bowland hits stores in August!

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Hey, friends! I’m thrilled to announce that I’m writing MECH CADET YU, a comic book series drawn by Takeshi Miyazawa, colored by Triona Farrell, lettered by Simon Bowland, and published by BOOM!

The series follows Stanford Yu, a janitor’s kid who bonds with a giant robot and joins the elite Sky Corps Academy. Here’s a little something I said about the book last month:

So many of the stories I’ve written over the years are rooted in things I loved the most when I was 10 years old—like giant robots, natch. It’s a thrill to finally be writing that kind of story from the point of view of a character who’s an actual kid. And I’m excited to be writing multi-dimensional Asian American lead characters in a genre that’s so beloved by so many Asian Americans, but seldom features them.

For more about the book, check out the SyFy.com article. The first issue hits comic shops on August 2 — call your local retailer and ask ’em to preorder a copy for you today!

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