Never before and rarely seen artwork, outlines, and entire stories from Jeff Smith’s Bone are collected in this full-color hardcover volume!
Bone is an international publishing sensation with hundreds of thousands of loyal readers and no end in sight to its growing popularity. Now, for the first time anywhere, see the homemade comics, sketches, and grand plans that set this masterpiece of literary fantasy in motion. From there, take a tour through piles of promotional art, holiday cards, and pivotal storytelling moments from the revolutionary self-publishing years, where Bone went from “the little comic that could” to an industry leader that changed the face of comics. Finally, revel in the wonder of Bone as a complete 1300-page graphic novel, a work for the ages, filled with comedy and tragedy and adventure for generations to come.
•Jeff Smith’s Bone, as published by the Cartoon Books imprint has sold over 42,000 copies in the book market alone! Sales of the Scholastic editions is over 120,000!
• The Art of Bone is the Holy Grail for any fan of Jeff Smith and his marvelous creation, an unprecedented peek at the creative process behind one of the most captivating stories in comics by one of the medium’s greatest living artists.