If you are a fan of graphic novels and in particular if you like Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants series, then the humorous Dog Man series will surely be liked by you.

The main character Dog Man is a half dog, half man police officer/hero.

The Dog Man series consists of 10 volumes, the first of which was published in 2016 and the last in 2021. On March 23, 2021, the latest novel, Dog Man: Mothering Heights, was published by Scholastic Corporation.

These Dog Man novels are filled with good messages about empathy, bravery, and kindness. Dog Man has a strong sense of justice.

We have listed down all the old and new Dog Man books in this article, so let’s go ahead.

All Dog Man Books in the Series

1. Dog Man: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #1): From the Creator of Captain Underpants

Dog Man is a canine cop who is part dog, part man, and all hero, created by Dav Pilkey, a globally popular novelist and illustrator.

George and Harold have ushered in a new era of law enforcement. This brave hound digs through deceit, claws at criminals, rolls over robbers, and scampers after squirrels with the head of a dog and the body of a person. Will he be able to heed the call of duty while resisting the pull of the wild?

The immensely famous Dog Man book by Dav Pilkey appeals to readers of all ages and tackles universally good themes like as empathy, compassion, perseverance, and the necessity of being true to oneself.

2. Dog Man Unleashed: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #2): From the Creator of Captain Underpants

In the second Dog Man book from internationally renowned author and illustrator Dav Pilkey, Petey is up to no good.

Dog Man is still picking up a few new skills.

Petey the Cat has sprung free, and his criminal curiosity is sweeping the city.

There’s something suspicious going on! Will Dog Man be able to bring this thug to justice in time to rescue the city, or will Petey be able to get away with the purr-fect crime?

3. Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #3): From the Creator of Captain Underpants

Petey’s intentions are thwarted by a beautiful cat in the third Dog Man novel by Dav Pilkey, a globally popular author and artist.

He was the finest of dogs and the worst of dogs at the same time. It was the dawn of a new era. It was the season of the unexpected. It was the eve of a supa depressing day. It was the beginning of a new era of optimism.

Dog Man hasn’t always been a paws-itive member of the police force. While he has the ability to silence criminals, he leaves a trail of drool in his wake!

Petey the Cat has brought in a little bit of trouble in the shape of a kitten clone this time. To burst these furballs and keep his position as top dog, Dog Man will have to work twice as hard!

4. Dog Man and Cat Kid: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #4): From the Creator of Captain Underpants

In the fourth Dog Man novel from internationally bestselling author and illustrator Dav Pilkey, action and intrigue abound on the movie set.

Hot diggity dog! Dog Man is back and this time he is not alone.

The brave dog with a keen sense of justice now has a feline companion, and the two of them have a mystery to solve! It’s up to Dog Man and Cat Kid to save the day when a new kitty sitter comes and a gorgeous movie diva goes missing!

Will Petey, the World’s Most Evil Cat, send our heroes barking up the wrong tree, or will they stay on the trail?

5. Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #5): From the Creator of Captain Underpants

In the sixth Dog Man book from internationally bestseller author and illustrator Dav Pilkey, the Supa Buddies gather to battle with some new adversaries.

When a new gang of evil guys attacks the town, Dog Man is summoned, and he’s not alone this time.

Our heroes, aided by a beautiful kitten and a fantastic robot, must rescue the day by teaming up with an unusual ally: Petey, the World’s Most Evil Cat.

Can the wicked Petey, on the other hand, avert retribution and enter the realm of virtue?

6. Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #6): From the Creator of Captain Underpants

The brave hound is imprisoned in the sixth Dog Man novel by Dav Pilkey, a globally successful author and artist.

Is Dog Man a complete jerk? For a crime he didn’t commit, the canine cop gets taken to the pound!

While his friends try to establish his innocence, Dog Man tries to find his place in the world of dogs and humans. Will he ever be able to fully integrate into one of the worlds because he is a part of both?

7. Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #7): From the Creator of Captain Underpants

Petey learns what it means to do good in this seventh novel.

Dog Man’s poor behaviours have been a source of frustration for the Supa Buddies, so they’ve been working hard to help him overcome them.

But as Dog Man’s obsessions turn to anxieties, he becomes the target of a brand-new supervillain! Petey the Cat, meanwhile, has been freed from prison and has begun a new life with Li’l Petey.

When Petey’s own father shows up, Petey is forced to confront his past and battle for the people he cares about.

8. Dog Man: Fetch-22: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #8): From the Creator of Captain Underpants

In the eighth Dog Man book, Li’l Petey is caught up in some family drama.

Petey the Cat has been released from prison and given a fresh lease on life.

Li’l Petey is striving to find the good in the world while Petey has reevaluated what matters most.

Can Petey and Dog Man put their paws together and work as a team long enough to quit fighting like cats and dogs? Li’l Petey (and the rest of the world) are depending on them now more than ever!

9. Dog Man: Grime and Punishment: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #9): From the Creator of Captain Underpants

In the ninth Dog Man novel, the mayor has had enough of Dog Man’s antics.

Dog man has really outdone himself! He passes over his badge and clears out his desk, but he’s not out of work just yet.

Can Dog Man dig himself out of this hole and paw his way back onto the force with the help of his friends?

10. Dog Man: Mothering Heights: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #10): From the Creator of Captain Underpants

In the tenth Dog Man book from internationally famous author and illustrator Dav Pilkey, Dog Man and Petey confront their most difficult obstacles yet.

Dog Petey confronts his not-so-purr-fect past, while Grampa is up to something nefarious.

As more villains pour into town, the world is spiraling out of control. Everything appears to be bleak and depressing. However, all hope is not gone. Is love’s amazing power enough to rescue the day?

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Dog Man Books

How many Dog Man Books are there?

In total there are 10 books published till March 23, 2021.

What age are Dog Man books for?

These books are most appropriate for children between the age of 6 to 8 years.

We’d suggest the Dog Man series to everyone, regardless of age, who enjoys silly comedy, comics, and superheroes.

What are Dog Man books about?

The Dog Man series by Dav Pilkey appeals to readers of all ages and tackles universally positive themes like as empathy, generosity, perseverance, and the value of doing good to others.

What level are Dog Man books?

The Lexile level for the Dog Man series is GN390L, which corresponds to a reading level of about 2nd–3rd grade.

What is the Dog Man Books in Order?

Book No. 1 – Dog Man (2016).
Book No. 2 – Dog Man Unleashed (2017).
Book No. 3 – Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties (2017).
Book No. 4 – Dog Man and Cat Kid (2018).
Book No. 5 – Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas (2018).
Book No. 6 – Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild (2019).
Book No. 7 – Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls (2019).
Book No. 8 – Dog Man: Fetch-22 (2019).
Book No. 9 – Dog Man: Grime and Punishment (2020).
Book No. 10 – Dog Man: Mothering Heights (2021).

Do you need to read Dog Man books in order?

We would suggest you to read the Dog Man series, in the the order – read the first book and then proceed with the series.

The benefit of doing this is that you will not miss any details of various characters in the series and will be able to relate better to the books and finally have fun.

Is there a Dog Man 11?

It will be coming in November 30, 2021.

Why is Dog Man so popular?

They are so popular because of the graphic, language and humor. Reading Dog Man books is a fun exercise.

Who is Petey from Dog Man?

Petey is an orange cat with black ethnicity from the Dog Man series.

Is there a Dog Man movie?

Dog Man: The Movie, also known in certain countries as Dog Man: Unleashed, is a 2018 computer animated action comedy film. Dreamworks Entertainment produced the film.

What are the main characters of Dog Man Books series?

1. Dog Man – The main protagonist who is a a cop with a dog’s head and a man’s body.
2. Petey – The series’ former main antagonist. He was formerly an evil cat that attempted to take over the world several times but failed each time.
3. Lil’ Petey – It is Petey’s kitten clone.
4. Grampa – Petey’s greedy father and one of the series’ main antagonists.
5. Zuzu – A poodle.
6. Sarah Hatoff – An Australian journalist who is a huge fan of Dog Man.
7. Chief – The local police station’s chief.
8. 80-HD – A robot that is built by Petey.
9. Piggy – It is a villain who used to be a fellow Critter Scout with Petey when they were kids.
10. Milly – A cop with red hair.
11. Robo-Shark Duck – It is a robot that is half shark, half duck.

Who wrote the Dog Man Books?

The Dog Man series is written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey.

You might remember his name from another famous children’s series, Captain Underpants, which chronicles the exploits of pupils George and Harold as they combat crime with their school principal-turned-superhero.

The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby, Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot, and The Dragon Tales are all written by Pikley.

Are there any Dog Man Games or Toys?

Yes there are – Dog Man Games or Toys.

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We believe that all these Dog Man books will really make your reading a fun and will teach you some new things as well.