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The Hardy Boys Undercover Brothers Series

Graphic Novels - New Case Files - New Supermysteries

Starting in 2005 this series of paperbacks replaced the venerable Digest series.
The Hardy Boys have been drafted by A.T.A.C (American Teens Against Crime), a top-secret government agency, founded in part by their father, Fenton.
The first copies of volumes 1-4 hit the bookstores in mid-April 2005.
Volume 1 had an introductory price of $1.99 which was raised to same same price of the other volumes ($4.99) on subsequent printings.
The stories are told in first person style with Frank & Joe alternating chapters.
Each story begins at the climax of an undescribed mystery then segues into the Boys getting their latest "mission".
In 2005, Armada (UK) reprinted some Casefiles as part of the Undercover Brothers series. This was not done for the US editions.
In 2008, the cover format was changed starting with #22 Deprivation House.
This series was discontinued in 2012 and replaced by the Hardy Boys Adventures series.
Cover Design:
Lisa Vega: 1-21; Super Mystery 1, 2
Michael Frost: 22-27; Haunted
For Sale items are available from Amazon.com.

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1: Extreme Danger - 4/05 For Sale
     Mission: To find the mastermind behind a possible attack at the Big Air Games.

2: Running On Fumes - 4/05 For Sale
     Mission: Investigate and determine the power behind a possibly dangerous Utopian community with potential plans for criminal activity within the oil industry.

3: Boardwalk Bust - 4/05 For Sale
     Mission: Investigate and put a halt to the recent rash of jewelry store robberies. Potential danger on the ground and in the air.

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4: Thrill Ride - 4/05 For Sale
     Mission: Investigate a woman's death and other mysterious events surrounding Uncle Bernie's Fun Park.

5: Rocky Road - 7/05 For Sale
     Mission: Someone is suspected of planning the destruction of Niagara Falls. Find and detain the culprit before any damage is done.

x: Spy Set - 8/05 For Sale
     Boxed set of Volumes #1-4

6: Burned - 10/05 For Sale
     Mission: To smoke out the mastermind behind and learn the structure of an illegal international CD-burning operation that employs teenagers.

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7: Operation: Survival - 12/05 For Sale
     Mission: Determine the cause of recent injuries and deaths at a camp for troubled teens.

8: Top Ten Ways to Die - 1/06 For Sale
     Mission: Someone is suspected of trying to murder young rock star Madison Vee. You must stop her killer before her killer stops her.

9: Martial Law - 3/06 For Sale
     Mission: To determine whether there's a connection between injuries sustained by two students at the Rising Phoenix Martial Arts Center.

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XX: Wanted Super Mystery #1 - 5/06 For Sale
     Two guys are running around the state, committing crimes left and right -- and they're leaving a clear trail for the police. They'd be a cinch to catch, but the thing is, the police are too busy running after you. You've been framed.

10: Blown Away - 6/06 For Sale
     Mission: The Billington Resort has two high-profile events on Saturday: a vintage car auction and a celebrity wedding. But they also have a bomb threat. You have EIGHT HOURS to find the bomb and bust the bad guys.

11: Hurricane Joe - 8/06 For Sale
     Mission: To investigate a string of false hurricane warnings-and subsequent buglaries-that are terrorizing the citizens of Bayport.

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12: Trouble in Paradise - 10/06 For Sale
     Mission: The son of Don Ricardo, the UN Ambassador from St. John, has gone missing -- and we are sending you to locate him.

13: The Mummy's Curse - 11/06 For Sale
     Mission: In Egypt, a man has been murdered, possibly over a map to a precious golden mummy. Could there be a curse sorrounding the ancient mummy and his treasure?

14: Hazed - 2/07 For Sale
     Mission: Investigate possible hazing at Eagle River Academy, and find the truth behind a student's death.

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15: Death And Diamonds - 4/07 For Sale
     Mission: Attend fashion show and keep valuable selections of diamonds in sight at all times.

XX: Kidnapped At The Casino Super Mystery #2 - 5/07 For Sale
     Mission: Look into the disappearance of Kathy Boutry, a college reporter who was hot on the trail of several huge stories.

16: Bayport Buccaneers - 6/07 For Sale
     Mission: Investigate sabotage on the set of a pirate-themed, action-packed reality television show.

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17: Murder At The Mall -7/07 For Sale
     Mission: Investigate threats sent by an extremist environmental group -- STEMM -- to the owner of the local mall.

18: Pushed - 9/07 For Sale
     Mission: Investigate the murder of Evan Davis, a runaway teen who was pushed off a subway platform.

19: Foul Play - 11/07 For Sale
     Mission: Infiltrate Pinnacle College's top-seeded football team to investigate rumors that someone on the inside is being bribed to throw the championship game.

xx: Boxed Set Volumes #1-8 - 5/07 For Sale

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20: Feeding Frenzy - 1/08 For Sale
     Mission: To uncover the truth behind a mysterious death at the first qualifying round for Football Frank's Super Bowl hot dog eating contest.

21: Comic Con Artist - 3/08 For Sale
     Mission: To discover the criminal responsible for forging versions of valuable original comic-book art.

22: Deprivation House - 5/08 For Sale ~ Volume One of The Murder House Trilogy
     Mission: To join the cast of a new reality show called "Deprivation House" and determine who's behind the death threats received by other contestants.

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23: House Arrest - 7/08 For Sale ~ Volume Two of The Murder House Trilogy
     Mission: To stay undercover on the Deprivation House reality show and discover who's behind the continued "accidents" before someone else turns up dead.

XX: Haunted Special Ghost Stories Edition - 8/08 For Sale
     Mission: Investigate possible supernatural disturbances at the Undercliff House of Detention, formerly an insane asylum in the 1800s.

24: Murder House - 9/08 For Sale ~ Volume Three of The Murder House Trilogy
     Mission: To finally get to the bottom of the ongoing deadly scares taking place on the set of the reality TV show Deprivation House.

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25: Double Trouble - 11/08 For Sale - Volume One in the Double Danger Trilogy
     Mission: To shadow teen superstar Justin Carraway and figure out the identity of his mystery stalker before the stalker's attention turns deadly.

26: Double Down - 1/09 For Sale ~ Volume Two of the Double Danger Trilogy
     Mission: Continue working undercover as part of teen movie start Justin Carraway's entourage to find out more about the unsolved murder of the celeb's least favorite paparazzo and other mysterious happenings.

27: Double Deception - 3/09 For Sale ~ Volume Three of the Double Danger Trilogy
     Mission: To located Ryan Carraway, who has mysteriously gone missing while his movie star brother, Justin, was filming on location in Bayport. And to find out what, if anything, Justin is hiding.

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28: Galaxy X - 5/09 For Sale ~ Volume One of the Galaxy X Trilogy
     Mission: To find out who is trying to sabotage the opening of the brand-new X Games theme park, Galaxy X.

29: X-plosion - 7/09 For Sale ~ Volume Two of the Galaxy X Trilogy
     Mission: To find out who blew up Mount McKenzie, the centerpeice of Galaxy X, and to keep the saboteur at bay before he or she kills again!

30: The X Factor - 9/09 For Sale ~ Volume Three of the Galaxy X Trilogy
     Mission: To find out who is responsible for Bret Johnston's death, and save Galaxy X from another tragedy!

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31: Killer Mission - 11/09 For Sale ~ Volume One in the Killer Mystery Trilogy
     Mission: To investigate the shady goings-on at the exclusive private boarding school Willis Firth Academy.

32: Private Killer - 01/10 For Sale ~ Volume Two in the Killer Mystery Trilogy
     Mission: To find out more about the dangerous, recently uncovered secret society at Willis Firth Academy.

33: Killer Connections - 03/10 For Sale ~ Volume Three in the K iller Mystery Trilogy
     Mission: To stop the war that has begun between the students and faculty at Willis Firth Academy.

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34: The Children of the Lost - 05/10 For Sale ~ Book One in The Lost Mystery Trilogy
     Mission: To investigate the disappearances of eight children, all taken from their campsites in the same location.

35: Lost Brother - 10/10 For Sale ~ Book Two in The Lost Mystery Trilogy
     Mission: Frank Hardy has gome mssing during an investigation of disappearances. IMMEDIATE retrieval required!

36: Forever Lost - 01/11 For Sale ~ Book Three in The Lost Mystery Trilogy
     Mission: Frank has been discovered at long last and may posess key answers to questions that will solve the mystery of the LOST abductions once and for all.

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37: Movie Menace - 05/11 For Sale ~ Book One in the Deathstalker Trilogy
     Mission: Frank and Joe Hardy are assigned to pose as extras on the set of the an upcoming teen movie, Deathstalker. The star, an ingenue named Anya, believes that someone is out to get her--and she's got proof. Someone tried to burn down her trailer! The Undercover Brothers need to get to the bottom of the arson, and other mayhem surrounding the filming of the hit comic book.

38: Movie Mission - 09/11 For Sale ~ Book Two in the Deathstalker Trilogy
     Mission: Frank and Joe Hardy have been posing as extras on the set of the upcoming teen movie, Deathstalker. The star, an ingenue named Anya, has already had her trailer burn down, and now someone keeps sending her threatening texts! While the Undercover Brothers manage to keep Anya safe at a comic book convention, the threats just keep coming. Can they figure out who's behind the mayhem surrounding the filming of the hit comic book? Or is this movie going to wrap before filming even begins?

39: Movie Mayhem - 01/12 For Sale ~ Book Three in the Deathstalker Trilogy
     Mission: In the concluding installment of this chilling trilogy with echoes of The Blair Witch Project, the missing Frank has been discovered at long last—and he may possess key answers to questions that will solve the mystery of the LOST abductions once and for all.

40: The Case of the MyFace Kidnapper - 05/12 For Sale Note: This is a phantom title and was never released.
     Mission: Frank and Joe's latest case involves the dangerous underside of social networking. A football friend from a nearby school contacts the Hardys when a team member goes missing! One minute he was at a massive beach party that everyone from school was invited to via MyFace; the next moment he was GONE! The MyFace parties continue, but so do the crimes: robbery, kidnapping, car theft...can murder be far behind? Is MyFace a social network of friends or a network of something far more sinister?

UNDERCOVER BROTHERS GRAPHIC NOVELS
A Graphic Novel series from Papercutz
Starting in early 2005 graphic novels in the Undercover Brothers series were published by Papercutz.
Volume 1 is a reprint of a 3 issue comic book set issued by Papercutz.
In 2006, Spotlight Publications released heavy duty hardcover editions, available as a set from Amazon.com Vols. 1-3 in shrinkwrap

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1: The Ocean of Osyria - 2005
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Lea Hernandez
Issued in Hardcover and Softcover
Frank and Joe must recover the Ocean of Osyria, an art treasure recently stolen from a famous Mid-Eastern Art Museum.

2: Identity Theft - 2005
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Daniel Rendon
Issued in Hardcover and Paperback.
Frank and Joe take to the skies to crack a diamond-smuggling team of sky-divers and encounter a young woman whose identity has been stolen.

3: Mad House - 2005
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Daniel Rendon
Issued in Hardcover and Paperback
Frank and Joe must go undercover on a new reality TV show called 'Madhouse,' to discover how far the producers are willing to go risking the contestants' lives for the sake of huge ratings.

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4: Malled - 2006
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Daniel Rendon
Issued in Hardcover and Paperback
ATAC sends Frank and Joe undercover to investigate murder, arson and vandalism at a new Mall opening in Bayport.

5: Sea You, Sea Me! - 2006
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Daniel Rendon
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback

6: Hyde & Shriek - 2006
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Daniel Rendon
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
Frank and Joe try to stop the assassination of a visiting dignitary’s daughter at a horror-themed restaurant.

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7: The Opposite Numbers - 2006
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Daniel Rendon
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
Traveling across the country on the maiden voyage of a sleek new modern train, the HARDY BOYS find themselves framed for murder! But they can't depend on A.T.A.C. to help them -- because every indication is that it is a super secret spy organization that framed them!

8: Board To Death - 2007
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Paulo Henrique Marcondes
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
The undercover brothers, Frank and Joe Hardy, go undercover at a major skateboarding contest in Venice, California to find out which competitor is trying to kill off the competition—literally!

9: To Die Or Not To Die - 2007
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Paulo Henrique Marcondes
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
At a nationwide drama competition, Frank and Joe Hardy must go undercover to discover which contestant has been knocking off the competition by any means possible – including deadly force!

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10: A Hardy's Day Night - 2007
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Paulo Henrique Marcondes
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
Hardy discover a rogue mentor agent within A.T.A.C. -- when that agent tries to kill them -- and now the Hardy Boys have only until dawn to find the man's son!

11: Abracadeath - 2007
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Paulo Henrique Marcondes
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
When some of the world's most amazing magicians start disappearing (and not in a magical way) Frank and Joe Hardy pit themselves against a trio of powerful young masters of illusion!

12: Dude Ranch O' Death - 2008
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Paulo Henrique Marcondes
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
When several teens from a “tough love” western camp go missing, Frank and Joe Hardy go undercover on the open range! But what happens when the undercover brothers are surrounded by kids who enjoy being bad and corrupt administrators who intend to keep them that way?

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13: The Deadliest Stunt - 2008
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Paulo Henrique Marcondes
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
When a mysterious saboteur infiltrates the Miss Teen Stunt Americana competition, Joe and Frank Hardy are assigned to back up contestant Lind'Z Rider, the most flamboyant and impulsive A.T.A.C. agent ever!

14: Haley Danelle's Top Eight! - 2008
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Paulo Henrique Marcondes
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
This is one of the rare cases that aren’t assigned by A.T.A.C.... when Joe and Frank’s friend, Haley Danelle learns the friends on her MyFacePlace page’s Top Eight are disappearing one at a time, she turns to the Hardy Boys for help in finding them!

15: Live Free, Die Hardy! - 2008
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Paulo Henrique Marcondes
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
The evil female counterparts of the Hardy Boys, the Sisters Noir, and their equally evil father return to create serious chaos! Joe and Frank are working out at a top-secret training facility on the grounds of A.T.A.C. headquarters when the compound is set-upon by Poppa Noir’s anti-justice organization. The only two people who are available to free the captured adult ATAC agents are the Hardy Boys, and they have their hands filled battling their opposite numbers, the Sisters Noir!

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16: Shhhhhh! - 2009
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Paulo Henrique Marcondes
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
Joe and Frank find themselves on the strangest bodyguard duty ever--protecting the five children of a visiting dignitary during a field trip to the National Library of Education in Washington, D.C. It might sound easy, but before this assignment is done, they’re going to need help from the most unexpected ally of all…their mom, librarian Laura Hardy!

17: Word Up! - 2009
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Paulo Henrique Marcondes
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
Someone has made death threats against a high school talk radio host... and it’s up to Joe and Frank Hardy to find out who is making these threats and why. Before they can focus on that however, they’ve got to make sure their radio host stays alive and on the air! They may not agree with the boy's bombastic and bellicose style, but the brothers will risk life and limb to protect his right to say it!

18: D.A.N.G.E.R. Spells the Hangman! - 2009
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Paulo Henrique Marcondes
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
Frank and Joe go undercover at a national spelling bee where a mysterious madman known as the Hangman is determined to erase the competition! Teens from across the globe have been invited to attend, and A.T.A.C. and the Hardy Boys have to do everything they can to keep the Hangman from spelling disaster!

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19: Chaos at 30,000 Feet! - 2009
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Paulo Henrique Marcondes
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
When inner city kids are gifted pilot lessons from a flight school, several of them go up but don't come down! Where did they go? Where did they land? Could they not have landed at all? Joe and Frank take to the skies in this high flying adventure as the undercover brothers seek get to the bottom of this mystery... even if they have to sail the clouds to get the answers!

20: Deadly Strategy - 2010
Author: Scott Lobdell   Art: Paulo Henrique Marcondes
Issued in Hardcover - Paperback
When A.T.A.C. agents across the country start getting strange and bizarre cases, it’s up to Joe and Frank Hardy to find the computer hacker responsible! Anyone smart enough to break into A.T.A.C. security certainly has the skills to make things difficult for the Hardy Boys – even in what seems to be the empty Bayport High School in the middle of the night. But even the Undercover Brothers will be surprised when they uncover their adversary’s true identity! With cameos by Lindsay Rider, the Sisters Noir, and Dennis Hogan, this special case involves a list of suspects that includes almost everyone the Hardy Boys have ever met!

THE NEW SUPER MYSTERIES
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Nancy Drew & The Hardy Boys
Beginning in 2007, Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys teamed up again in yet another Super Mystery series.

1: Terror On Tour - 6/07 For Sale
     Mission: Investigate a mystery on the Rockapazooma rock and roll tour.

2: Danger Overseas - 5/08 For Sale
     Mission: Solve the mystery of an American girl in the middle of Rome with no memory of how she got there.

3: Club Dread - 5/09 For Sale
     Mission: One paradise resort. One big crime. Three of the best teen detectives of all time.

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4: Gold Medal Murder - 6/10 For Sale
     Mission: Nancy and the Boys are on the case when a Summer Olympics scandal breaks out.

5: Bonfire Masquerade - 7/11 For Sale
     Mission: Nancy Drew and her friends are going to New Orleans for a vacation -- she even promises not to solve any mysteries while she's down there! But, when she runs into Frank and Joe Hardy, there can't be a mystery too far away. Nancy and the Hardys begin to investigate a crooked real estate scheme admist the glitz and splendor of New Orleans during party season. Throw in a dead body and intrigue, and there's no time for a vacation.

6: Stage Fright - 7/12 For Sale
     Mission: The producers of a huge new Broadway musical are worried about their star, a TV actress who has been receiving death threats. When the actress gets sick right before opening night, her understudy has to go on for her—and nearly dies in an “accident” on stage. So the producers call in the Hardy Boys to get to the source of the trouble. Baffled by all the backstage backstabbing, the Hardys call Nancy and ask her to come to New York and help them out. When she arrives, they realize that Nancy is a dead ringer for the lead actress, so they arrange for her to replace the injured understudy. Can the three supersleuths put an end to the accidents plaguing the show? Or is the curtain about to come down once and for all?


THE NEW CASE FILES
A Graphic Novel series from Papercutz

1: Crawling with Zombies - 2010 Hardcover - Paperback
Gerry Conway (Author), Paulo Henrique (Illustrator)
Frank and Joe go undercover as the Living Dead to infiltrate a "Zombie Crawl" that has acquired a notorious reputation -- a teenager in Zombie makeup appears to "accidentally" die in the last Zombie Crawl through Bayport. Will the Undercover Brothers and Agents of A.T.A.C. discover what's really going on in Zombieland or become the next accidental victims? As if that weren't enough-- there's something dark and sinister happening while everyone's distracted by zombie madness! Could this possibly be linked to the eerie events also occurring in River Heights, home of Nancy Drew? This story sets up one of the most unexpected events in Hardy Boys history - but that's the shocking story that awaits in the Hardy Boys: THE NEW CASE FILES Graphic Novel #2!'

2: Break-Up - 2011 Hardcover - Paperback
Gerry Conway (Author), Paulo Henrique (Illustrator)
The World-famous Hardy Boys have been solving mysteries for what feels like forever, but the unthinkable has finally happened – Frank and Joe decided to no longer work together. Like Lennon and McCartney, Martin and Lewis, Sonny and Cher, all things must pass. Will they continue as agents of A.T.A.C. (American Teens Against Crime) separately? And will Joe and Frank still be effective as solo crime fighters?

3: Nancy Drew Together With The Hardy Boys! -2011 Hardcover - Paperback
Gerry Conway (Author), Sho Murase (Illustrator)
For the first time in Papercutz graphic novels, the world-famous Girl Detective Nancy Drew must team up with Undercover Brothers Joe and Frank Hardy, The Hardy Boys, to solve a mystery together in Nancy's hometown of River Heights. Someone has been behind the recent troubles in both Bayport and River Heights, as seen in previous volumes of the HARDY BOYS and NANCY DREW. But how can Nancy solve the mystery when Frank and Joe refuse to work with each other? An exciting first for fans of both the HARDY