Live Events & Educational Guides for NOT-SO SECRET SOCIETY

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“It’s a perfect choice for parents, teachers, and everyone with young people in their lives to check out.”
“…a perfect read that kids ages eight and up, and their parents, will want to read.”

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 to celebrate the release) included in the book and more to be found online at
“We set out to write a fun, engaging book our kids would love that also met our high standards as parents and educators,”  said author Matt Daley
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 and 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 where you can get FREE downloadable activities for kids, parent and educator guides, information on upcoming live events from the creator team, and even listen to the official theme song!
Further information on BOOM! Studios can be found at and on Twitter at @boomstudios.
Further information on Macrocosm can be found at


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