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Cleopatra in Space
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Publisher Graphix
Format Ongoing series
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Writer(s) Mike Maihack
Artist(s) Mike Maihack

Cleopatra in Space is an American children's graphic novel series drawn and written since 2014 by Mike Maihack, and published by Graphix, a division of Scholastic.

The premise of the series is that a teenaged Queen Cleopatra is brought to the far future to attend school and fight a space tyrant together with her friends Akila and Brian. So far, six books have been published: Target Practice (2014), ISBN: 978-0545528436, The Thief and the Sword (2015), ISBN: 978-0545528450, Secret of the Time Tablets (2016), ISBN: 978-0545838672, The Golden Lion (2017), ISBN: 978-0545838726, and Fallen Empires (2019), ISBN: 978-1338204124, and Queen of the Nile (2020). Maihack revealed in October 2020 he wrote the protagonist, Cleopatra, as a character with bit of ADHD and having "depressive disorder."

It was adapted into an eponymous animated television series by DreamWorks Animation; the series was first broadcast in Southeast Asia on DreamWorks Channel beginning on November 25, 2019, and was released in the United States on Peacock, which launched on April 15, 2020, to certain customers. Maihack would help produce the TV series.

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