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Roy of the Rovers: Pressure

By (artist) Lisa Henke
Published by Rebellion Graphic Novels
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

TRIUMPH OR TRAGEDY? Pressure is the sixth book in the football-tastic Roy of the Rovers Graphic Novel series. Part of the second season, this exciting series is written by award-winning comics writer Rob Williams.

Having had their thirty-point deduction rescinded, Melchester Rovers find themselves back in the top half of the table with a chance of promotion to the Championship. For joint-captain Roy Race, things are still far from good. With a League Cup final looming and every point vital in their quest to attract new ownership, Roy has hit a patch of rough form and can't find the back of the net! Prepare for a nail-biting finale as the final whistle blows on another action-packed season!

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Praise for the Roy of the Rovers series:

EPIC! - Match of the Day Magazine

I love the way that they are about so much more than football: they are about heart, values and family. Both graphic novel and fiction titles are compelling, engaging and a lot of fun. Lace up and get reading. - Jim Sells, Programme manager for Sport & Literacy, National Literacy Trust.

Read with my 7 year old who is football mad, really enjoyed it and left us wanting to read the next one in the series! - GoodReads Review

About The Author

Rob Williams is the writer of Suicide Squad and Martian Manhunter for DC Comics, Unfollow for Vertigo and Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor for Titan Comics. His previous work for 2000 AD includes Judge Dredd: Titan, The Grievous Journey Of Ichabod Azrael (And The Dead Left In His Wake) and The Ten-Seconders, and he is currently writing Roy of the Rovers for Rebellion.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Rebellion Graphic Novels (October 29, 2020)
  • Length: 56 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781781087640
  • Ages: 8 - 99

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Raves and Reviews

"It’s the finale of Roy of the Rovers season 2 and it’s another fantastic read. The quality of these comic books take them high into the Premier League and if you haven’t joined the team yet then get a season ticket. You won’t be disappointed." - ComicScene

"Such an exciting story... I couldn’t put it down, even read it outside at break time." - D (aged 9) (Toppsta Website)

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