Stewart Penders is a 12-year-old kid who loves comics. He loves drawing his own creations, especially the adventures of his fantasy alter ego, Stupendous Man! Part of his passion for comics comes from his late granddad, who was a great comic book artist. Grandad has just died, leaving his house and its contents to Stew's family. But when his family move in, they are greeted by a pig in a top hat running amok through the house. When Stew explores the house later, he finds a discarded comic strip in the attic - featuring an image of the very same pig they just saw - and beside it a mysterious pot of ink. When Stew starts drawing with it, his artwork springs into life - and so begins a hilarious adventure that could only have come from the madcap mind of Mr Steve Cole, bestselling author of Astrosaurs, Cows in Actionand Slime Squad!
Steve Cole is the slightly crazy, highly frantic, million-selling, non-stop author of Young Bond, Astrosaurs, Cows In Action, Astrosaurs Academy, Slime Squad, Z. Rex, Magic Ink and many other books (including several original Doctor Who stories). He used to edit magazines and books but prefers the job of a writer because he can wear pyjamas and eat chocolate all day. Steve just can't stop writing - if he does, strange robots appear and jostle him vigorously until he starts again. In his spare time he loves making music, reading old comics, thinking up ideas for new books and slumping in front of a warm TV. He is married with two
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