Michael Adam Lengyel

From Dreams to Reality: Michael Adam Lengyel Releases ‘The Mannamong’ Graphic Novels for Middle-Grade Readers

Sarasota, February 8, 2024 —  Author and Illustrator Michael Adam Lengyel invites readers on an exciting journey into the mystical realm of “The Mannamong” with the release of Volumes 1 and 2. This middle-grade fantasy graphic novel series, aimed at readers aged 8 to 12, promises an immersive experience filled with mythical beings, magical adventures, and lessons of empathy, resilience, and discovering strength in vulnerability.

Release Information:

The Mannamong” Volumes 1 and 2 are set to be released on February 28, 2024. Both volumes will be available at Amazon and through the author’s official website michaellengyel.com.

About the Author:

Michael Adam Lengyel, a Will Eisner Comic Industry Award nominee for Best Webcomic in 2023, brings his creative prowess to “The Mannamong” series. With a passion for storytelling and a keen eye for captivating visuals, Lengyel invites readers of all ages to embark on a journey filled with wonder, humor, and profound life lessons.


In a world where legends speak of the mannamong, mythical spirits crafted by Mother Nature to guide and safeguard humanity, the boundary between folklore and truth blurs for a young girl named Kali Teal.

Volume 1 introduces readers to Kali’s extraordinary journey, where the bedtime stories her mother shared become a tangible reality. As she grapples with the consequences of a rogue mannamong’s possession and struggles to convince her mother of their existence, Kali is thrust into a quest to untangle the mysteries surrounding these enigmatic beings.

Volume 2 delves deeper into Kali’s toil with the rogue mannamong, Tontorus, and the unfolding conflict between humans and mannamong. As Kali tries to rid herself of Tontorus and navigate the conflicts among mannamong spirits, readers are taken on a rollercoaster of emotions and unforeseen twists.

Book Details

  • Title: The Mannamong – Volume 1
  • Release Date: February 28, 2024
  • ISBN: 978-1-7325632-3-0
  • Title: The Mannamong – Volume 2
  • Release Date: February 28, 2024
  • ISBN: 978-1-7325632-4-7
  • Author/Illustrator: Michael Adam Lengyel
  • Genre: Middle-Grade Fantasy Graphic Novel Series
  • Target Audience: Ages 8-12

Key Themes:

  • Mythical Adventures
  • Love versus Hate
  • Empathy
  • Forgiveness
  • Second Chances
  • Fantasy World-Building


The Mannamong mirrors our reality, revealing that your spirit is shaped by thoughts, beliefs, and actions. And how others can assist in molding it into a positive and wholesome form for everyone.

Praise for “The Mannamong”

2023 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award nominee for Best Webcomic

Connect with Michael Adam Lengyel:

Facebook @michaeladamlengyel
Instagram @michaeladamlengyel

For media inquiries, author interviews, or review copies, please contact:

Michael Adam Lengyel
michael at michaellengyel.com


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