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Now a 2020 Hugo Award and Eisner Award nominee!
Written by Nnedi Okorafor, Hugo and Nebula award- winning author and the writer of Marvel's Shuri, this deluxe trade paperback collects issues #1-#4 of the mini-series and includes artist sketches and afterword from the author.
In an alternate world where aliens have integrated with society, pregnant Nigerian- American doctor Future Nwafor Chukwuebuka has just smuggled an illegal alien plant named Letme Live through LaGuardia International and Interstellar Airport... and that's not the only thing she's hiding.
She and Letme become part of a community of human and alien immigrants; but as their crusade for equality continues and the birth of her child nears, Future-- and her entire world-- begins to change.
"Laguardia" is essential reading for our times." -- Comicbook.com
" Classic speculative fiction at its best, coupled with an endearing protagonist, and a vibrant, living sci-fi world rendered by a fantastic art team."-- Multiversity.com
About the Author
Nnedi Okorafor is an international award-winning novelist of African-based science fiction, fantasy and magical realism for both children and adults. Born in the United States to two Nigerian immigrant parents, Nnedi is known for weaving African culture into creative evocative settings and memorable characters. In a profile of Nnedi's work titled, "Weapons of Mass Creation", The New York Times called Nnedi's imagination "stunning".
Nnedi's books include:
Lagoon (a British Science Fiction Association Award finalist for Best Novel), Who Fears Death (a World Fantasy Award winner for Best Novel), The Book of Phoenix (an Arthur C. Clarke Award finalist), The Binti Trilogy (the first of which won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for Best Novella and the second which is a Hugo Award finalist), Chicken in the Kitchen (winner of an Africana Book Award), Kabu Kabu (A Publisher's Weekly Best Book for Fall 2013), The Akata series (Akata Warrior being a finalist for the World Science Fiction Society Award), Zahrah the Windseeker (winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for African Literature), The Shadow Speaker (a CBS Parallax Award winner), Long Juju Man (winner of the Macmillan Writers' Prize for Africa),
Black Panther: Long Live the King (Marvel)
Antar: the Black Knight (IDW/Mirage Films)
LaGuardia (Dark Horse Comics)
Wakanda Forever (Marvel)