Based on the short story “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” from The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling.
Written by Norm Harper
Art by Matthew Foltz-Gray
Lettering by Oceano Ransford
Cover art by Christine Knopp
A young mongoose raised to fear mankind is separated from his burrow during a fierce storm. He awakens in a human home with no memory of who or what he is. Now, with a pair of deadly king cobras targeting his new family and his memories slowly returning, he must choose between the values of the mongoose society he was born into and the humans he has come to care for. This Eisner-nominated, full-color graphic novel includes a reprinting of the original short story by Rudyard Kipling as well as bonus art pieces by Christine Knopp, Patrick Ballesteros, and Travis Hanson.
"This is a must read for any Kipling or Rikki Tikki Tavi fans out there! Even if readers are unfamiliar with the story, this is a great introduction for both children and adults. The humor is hilarious, the adventure is action packed, and the characters are engaging and charismatic. This is the full package, my friends!"
"A seriously fun and exciting retelling of the classic Jungle Book tale!"
-Rob Harrell (Monster on the Hill, Life of Zarf)