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About Derek Fridolfs
He has worked on a range of beloved properties including Batman, Detective Comics, Arkham City, Legends Of The Dark Knight, Gotham Academy, Adventures Of Superman, Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman, Catwoman, Zatanna, Justice League Beyond, and JLA. And he's written and illustrated comics based on the animated series Adventure Time, Regular Show, Clarence, Dexter's Laboratory, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Teen Titans Go, Looney Tunes, and Scooby-Doo.
His first book market title for SCHOLASTIC, Secret Hero Society, debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List for Hardcover Graphic Books.
And he's been Eisner nominated for co-writing Batman: Li'l Gotham with Dustin Nguyen for DC Comics.
Derek resides in California, where he enjoys pizza, book hunting, weekend trips, and afternoon naps.
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From the beach to H.I.V.E. Tower to the Titans Tower bathroom, the Teen Titans are here to save the day in these and more all-ages stories in TEEN TITANS GO! VOL. 4: SMELLS LIKE TEEN TITANS SPIRIT, from writers Sholly Fisch (THE ALL-NEW BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD), Derek Fridolfs (SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU?), artists Lea Hernandez (Killer Princesses), Marcelo Di Chiara (SMALLVILLE SEASON 11), Jeremy Lawson (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) and more! Collects TEEN TITANS GO! #19-24.
Young Bruce Wayne is the new kid at Ducard Academy, a prep school for gifted middle school students. Bruce finds out pretty quickly that he doesn't fit in: the faculty seems to not just encourage villainous behavior from its students, but reward it. He makes friends with two other outsiders, farm boy Clark Kent and the regal Diana Prince. The three band together to form a detective squad to find out why all of these extraordinary kids have been brought together at Ducard Academy, and to see just what the faculty is plotting.
An all-new series from the Eisner-nominated team behind Batman Lil' Gotham (Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs), Secret Hero Society uses comics, journal entries, and doodles to reimagine Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman as three students in the same school. They'll try their best to solve their case, but just because you're faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, or an Amazonian princess, it doesn't mean you get to stay up past eleven.
When Clark arrives at Camp Evergreen he makes new friends, reconnects with old ones, and nothing seems weird at all! Well, that is until kids start disappearing... One by one... Plus, there's a lake monster, bigfoot has been spotted, there are reports of a boogeyman, and there may or may not be a UFO crashed into the lake. Clark, Bruce, and Diana will have to re-assemble the Junior Detective - er- Criminal Investigation Unit, in an all-new, supernatural adventure!
But the supernatural is powerful…and in the wrong hands, it’s deadly. So when mystical menaces start causing trouble, Zee steps in to stop them—from the evil sorcerer Brother Night to possessed puppets to nightmare demons. But things get complicated fast when the foe is the ghost of someone she loves!
Superstar writer Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series) works his magic on this fan-favorite series, with the help of Adam Beechen (BATMAN BEYOND), Jamal Igle (SUPERGIRL), Stephane Roux (BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE), Chad Hardin (HARLEY QUINN), Cliff Chiang (WONDER WOMAN) and more. Collects ZATANNA #1-16 and ZATANNA: EVERYDAY MAGIC #1.
A slew of comics' top writers and artists pay tribute to the coolest school in the DC Universe as GOTHAM ACADEMY ends its first semester with a bang!
They faced magic, monsters and mayhem—along with quizzes, crushes and dining-hall food—but Olive, Maps and the rest of the Academy gang survived their first term at Gotham City's most prestigious school. Now it's time to look back by putting together their yearbook. But it wouldn't be Gotham Academy if there weren't an all-new, untold adventure on every page!
What happens when students sneak into a faculty party full of (mostly) reformed super-villains? What kind of trouble can kids get into at the mall when an elite assassin is their chaperone? And why is Robin, the Boy Wonder himself, interested in Maps' maps?
In GOTHAM ACADEMY VOLUME 3: YEARBOOK, writer Brenden Fletcher (BLACK CANARY) and artist Adam Archer (Scribblenauts: Unmasked) lead an all-star team of killer creators including David Petersen (Mouse Guard), Michael Dialynas (The Woods), Hope Larson (BATGIRL), Katie Cook (My Little Pony), Derek Fridolfs and Dustin Nguyen (LI'L GOTHAM), Faith Erin Hicks (The Adventures of Superhero Girl), James Tynion IV (BATMAN ETERNAL), Annie Wu (BLACK CANARY), Rafael Albuquerque (AMERICAN VAMPIRE), Steve Orlando (MIDNIGHTER) and more!
Collects Gotham Academy 13-18 and Gotham Academy Annual #1.
When a foreign exchange student arrives at Justice Prep, Diana is excited to greet her! While Clark (Superman) is also curious to meet this shy student, Bruce (Batman) is wary. Bruce's suspicions are warranted when they are unable to find any record that this student even exists. When the three confront her, an accident transports them all the way to the 31st century! Now Diana, Clark, and Bruce get to meet the heroes of tomorrow... the Legion of Super Students!
Our displaced time-traveling heroes will struggle to grasp future technology, homework assignments, and most importantly -- bullies. Especially one in particular who has a plan to go back in time and change the course of history! It's up to Clark, Diana, and Bruce to stop this villainous plan before it happens, and find their way back home in this newest Secret Hero Society adventure!
As the fair draws closer, the students receive a text message from a mysterious, untraceable number saying: "if you help me, I can help YOU win the science fair!" Just who is behind this mystery number, and what do they have to do with the science fair? It's up to Clark, Diana, and Bruce's Junior Detectives Club to find out! With appearances from fan favorites like Arthur Curry (Aquaman) and Lex Luthor, plus all-new characters including Black Manta and Professor Zoom, this hilarious newest chapter in the Secret Hero Society saga is not to be missed!
When Lex Luthor's family company, Lexcorp(TM), invites kids from all over the country to attend an honors ceremony, Clark Kent is happy to participate. That is, until his award trophy creates a portal to another dimension and sucks him in! Lucky for Clark, his old friends Bruce and Diana along with newer friends Barry (The Flash(TM)) and Ollie (Green Arrow(TM)) are on the case! They'll have to travel to an alternate dimension to free their friend from Lex Luthor's grasp (and the worst detention ever) in this all-new adventure from Eisner Award winner Dustin Nguyen and Eisner Award nominee Derek Fridolfs.
This amazing collection is stacked with an unbelievable lineup of talent that will take you on a journey through Batman's past, present and future...plus a sensational epilogue that features the first-ever DC Universe appearance of the deadly Arkham Knight! But who is under the mask? And why do they want Batman dead? The incredible future of Batman adventures begins here!