Very proud to be involved in this special project from First Second Comics. World Citizen Comics was launched this week with the publishing of ‘UNRIG: How to Fix Our Broken Democracy’ by Dan Newman and George O’Connor. Be sure and head over to their website for more information and updates on this essential series for these divisive times. According to Amazon, the title I was involved with, “What Unites Us” should hit the shelves in February of 2021.
Did some spot illustrations to be used in the ‘Afterword’ of the ‘What Unites Us’ graphic novel this afternoon. The book is nearing publication, and I expect to have some news in the next few months regarding this. In the meantime, here is a ‘teaser trailer’ for the book series that it belongs to: YouTube Trailer for the World Citizen Comics Series
One bite at a time.
Just finished up page 264 of the ‘What Unites Us’ graphic novel. I put together an overview of every page to check on page flow and overall look. I’ll likely be making some tweaks here and there, but for right now I think I’ll pour myself a celebratory glass of whiskey and give a toast to one of the most challenging and most fulfilling projects I’ve ever tackled in my thirty plus year illustration career. Word from the publisher is that this is scheduled for a spring 2020 release.
The ‘What Unites Us’ graphic novel adaptation is entering the 3rd quarter (here’s a few sneak peeks at some of the chapter closing panels, above, and below). Been a wonderful experience so far.
And concurrently, I’ve also been working on a book on Saints for a Catholic publisher out of Boston, and I’ve posted a few ongoing samples of those at the bottom of the post.
Continuing to plug away at this graphic novel project. Here’s a sneak peek at one of the chapter closing pages. I’m over the halfway point, and hope to have the bulk of the work on this book done by Thanksgiving. I’m told by the publisher that it should have a publication date of early 2021. Not much else going on at present, but I’ll have some more ‘who was’ book samples to post next week sometime.