Action Tank is a humorous sci-fi graphic novel series for middle graders, with a story and setting that span the Solar System. Written and illustrated by Mike Barry, Action Tank is published by Scout Comics.
A boy finds himself on the other side of the Solar System and must rely on his brains, his courage, and the advice of a mysterious talking unicorn guy if he wants to get home in time for his mom’s spaghetti carbonara. Good thing he’s in possession of the most powerful piece of technology in the universe - The Action Tank!
A fast-moving tale for 7-12 year old readers, Action Tank is a full-color graphic novel series about discovery, friendship, and what you’re really capable of.
Mike Barry is the writer, artist and singular creative force behind Action Tank, his graphic novel series for kids about intergalactic adventure and spaghetti carbonara. In his home country of Australia, Mike's work has been shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, The Russell Prize for Humour Writing for Young People, and the Aurealis Awards. In 2021, Action Tank won a Comic Arts Award of Australia, and in 2022 was named in the American Library Association’s best graphic novels for children reading list.
Mike lives with his wife and sons near the beach in Sydney, Australia, which is even better than it sounds.