A scary graphic novel from the underworld with monsters, blood and gore and a bit with a dinosaur. Read it if you dare!

Deep under the Earth’s crust a terrible crime has been committed – Skull River City’s supply of blood has been stolen from the blood bank. Rocky and Vince decide to investigate. But who’s behind the crime? The undead world has many dangerous enemies and the boys must find the courage to face them.


Andrew Cranna grew up in rural NSW. After studying Primary Education at university, Andrew travelled around the world teaching and playing rugby in various places. After finishing a bicycle adventure through Asia, Andrew settled in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to continue teaching and illustrating for travel magazines and local newspapers. Andrew later returned to Australia to complete a Masters Degree in Art Education and take up a position as Art Master at Sydney Grammar Prep School at St Ives where he continues to teach. He currently lives on the Central Coast with his wife and two sons and spends his travel time to school writing and drawing.The Bloodhound Boys is his first book.


The Bloodhound Boys has all the elements of appeal to its young intended readership, especially boys. Open the book at any page and action abounds across the panels and comic humour infuses the dialogue through juvenile colloquialisms and snappy one-liners.


The characters, whilst monsters, are charming and expressive as they rise to the challenges before them.

Read Plus

This is terrific comic strip fiction for readers who love graphic style novels and have a preference for ghouls, ghoulish happenings, the undead and other underworld characters.

Buzz Words

the story is fun and entertaining with a few surprises along the way.

Bug in a Book

What a visual feast for the imagination! Andrew Cranna has masterfully illustrated all the action down in the underworld in classic comic book style.


This is a fun graphic novel especially for those who like the gorier things of life

The Kylie Verse

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