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By Bob Proehl

ISBN-10: 0399562214

ISBN-13: 9780399562211

ISBN-10: 0399562230

ISBN-13: 9780399562235

Valerie Torrey took her son, Alex, and fled la six years ago—leaving either her position on a cult sci-fi TV express and her costar husband after a tragedy blew their small family members aside. Now Val needs to reunite nine-year-old Alex together with his estranged father, so that they set out on a highway journey from ny, Val making appearances at comedian booklet conventions alongside the way. 

As they trip west, encountering superheroes, monsters, time tourists, and robots, Val and Alex are drawn into the orbit of the comic-con regulars, from a hapless twentysomething illustrator to an excellent company comics author stuggling along with her industry's old-school how one can a gaggle of cosplay girls who offer a refrain of figuring out observation. For Alex, this global is a mystical position the place fiction turns into truth, yet as they catch up with to their vacation spot, he starts to achieve that the tale his mom is telling him approximately their trip may have a truly diversified finishing than he imagined.

A figuring out and affectionate portrait of the geeky pleasures of fandom, A Hundred Thousand Worlds is usually a tribute to the fierce and intricate love among a mom and son—and to the best way the tales we create come to form us.

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