This is another very popular series. If you like the graphic novels you might want to try reading the "regular" books. About the book: Max, Fang, and Nudge set out for Death Valley to save Angel, who has been kidnapped by a sinister scientist.
'Maximum Ride: The Manga, Vol. by James Patterson and NaRae Lee ---- Fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride knows what it's like to soar above the world. She and all the members of her "flock" - Fang, Iggy, Nudg.