“It’s a perfect choice for parents, teachers, and everyone with young people in their lives to check out” — Comicon.com

“...a perfect read that kids ages eight and up, and their parents, will want to read.” — Fanbasepress.com

Los Angeles, Calif. (August 1, 2017) — Discover science, candy, and awesome adventure in THE NOT-SO SECRET SOCIETY, the all-new all-ages graphic novel from BOOM! Studios, available now in comic shops and bookstores everywhere!

The writing team of Matthew Daley (Lantern City) and Arlene Daley call on 25 years of combined education experience to create this thrilling coming-of-age adventure featuring five young friends inventing a candy-making machine for their school’s annual science fair…and unintentionally unleashing a colossal candy creation that could destroy the city!

Co-created by Macrocosm’s Trevor Crafts (Lantern City) and Ellen Crafts, and illustrated by Wook Jin Clark (Adventure Time: The Flipside), The Not-So Secret Society is an all-ages adventure that celebrates the value of teamwork and lifelong friendships. This original graphic novel is supplemented by parent guides and educator guides (newly expanded for to celebrate the release) included in the book and more to be found online at www.teamNS3.com.

To support the launch of this original graphic novel, the creators at Macrocosm will appear at a variety of upcoming Not-So Secret Society interactive events including signings, meet & greets, presentations on creating comics and special gummy bear raffles!

  • Children’s Book World in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 19th from 2:30-3:30pm
  • Barnes & Noble at the Grove in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 9th at 1:00-2:00pm

“The Not-So Secret Society team has brought numerous interactive children’s workshops to pop culture events like WonderCon and Comic-Con International in San Diego, with more planned for later this year,” said Filip Sablik, President of Publishing & Marketing, BOOM! Studios. “With readers of all ages able to experience this incredible graphic novel, these upcoming events and new parent and educator guides are sure to grow the world of NS3!”

The Not-So Secret Society is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ KaBOOM imprint, home to popular all-ages series such as Steven Universe and Adventure Time, inspired by their respective hit animated series on Cartoon Network; Rugrats, inspired by the pop culture phenomenon from Nickelodeon; The Deep by Tom Taylor & James Brouwer, which has become a hit animated series on Netflix; Brave Chef Brianna by Sam Sykes & Selina Espiritu; and Mega Princess by Kelly Thompson & Brianne Drouhard.

For more on The Not-So Secret Society check out www.teamNS3.com where you can get FREE downloadable activities for kids, parent and educator guides, information on upcoming live events from the creator team, and listen to the official theme song!

Further information on BOOM! Studios can be found at www.boom-studios.com and on Twitter at @boomstudios.

Further information on Macrocosm can be found at www.macrocosm.tv.


Macrocosm (macrocosm.tv) is a new voice in transmedia entertainment. The award winning Macrocosm brings dynamic engaging content to global audiences. Films include the upcoming documentary on the origins of Sesame Street “Street Gang” and “Experimenter” a 2015 Sundance Film Festival hit and critical darling. Creator of “Lantern City” (lanterncitytv.com), Macrocosm published the illustrated novel “Rise” in 2013 and in 2014 partnered with BOOM! Studios, to create the “Lantern City” comic book series, one of UPROXX Top Ten Comics of 2015.


BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. Through the development of four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—BOOM! has produced award-winning original work, including Lumberjanes, The Woods, Giant Days, Klaus, and Mouse Guard, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as WWE, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Adventure Time and Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through unique first-look relationships with 20th Century Fox in film and with Fox Television. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information.


Mel Caylo


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