• School Library Journal Review

    VERDICT: Sure to be a crowd-pleaser with fans of Lincoln Peirce’s “Big Nate” or Scott Seegert’s “Vordak the Incomprehensible.” Readers will eagerly await further adventures from Steve and his classmates. “It’s hard to take over the world when you still have a bedtime.” While that is true, Steve L. McEvil has bigger problems than bedtime. Middle school is always tough, but knowing that your ancestor stole Atlantis is a hard family tradition to uphold, even if you have a Death Bot named DORKUS (Drone Of Remarkable Knowledge, Usefulness, and Skill). Among other trials, Steve has to deal with the crush he can’t talk to, a goodie-goodie new kid, a sister who…

  • Booklist Review

    “Kids who love anything relating to superheroes and supervillains will appreciate this funny, fast-paced comic.” Steve L. McEvil might be the son of an out-of-work cartoonist, but he is descended from a long line of the world’s greatest super villains. His grandpa was the latest in the family to hold the title until his recent retirement, which has left the crown up for grabs. Young Steve is keen on following in his grandpa’s footsteps, but his villainous undertakings run into a road block when Vic Turry, a new kid at school with a strong sense of righteousness, begins foiling all of Steve’s evil plans. However, when the two are paired…