Crap! I totally forgot to post again, which I feel really bad about, but it’s not like I’m sitting around in my underwear watching TV. MK and I have been working up a storm on our SPX Americus related project. And then I have to hang the show at Powell’s next Tuesday, WHICH IS WHEN THE BOOK COMES OUT, and then there’s the reading on Thursday. [For those of you that can make it, you can get all the details here].
In other good Americus news: the book was nominated, along with a lot of other First Second books for the Young Adult Library Services Association 2012 Best Graphic Novels for Teens! Yay!
We also need to start thinking about what to do with the website after the pages get serialized. We’ll probably just turn it into an informational website about Americus, as well as a blog that has Americus related news and events and stuff. Is there any of the content that’s on here, or any posts that we have done that you would like to see archived when we transition over to that format? The ones that came to my mind are the posts where we casted the Americus movie, and then some of the process posts, as well as last year’s Banned Book Week posts.
Ahhhhh. Back to work!
Here’s another little spoiler from the SPX project that MK and I have been working on. This is gives a little more insight into Apathea’s companion, Selke.
Oh, and if you remember a couple of weeks back I asked some people for suggestions for what pages to put up for the gallery show at the Basil Hallward gallery at Powell’s in September. After thinking it over a bit and talking to the gallery curator, since there’s space, I’m going to put all of the pages up! This is mainly because I think it will look cool to see the entirety of the original art up on the wall as one giant piece, but also because I was having a hard time deciding. All the pages will be for sale, too. The pages that I used computer shortcuts to finish will be a little cheaper than the ‘finished’ pages. Some of the pages that are really badass, like Apathea schooling Grimhilder will be priced a little higher.
I’m going to try to price them reasonably, so if there have been any pages that you’ve become particularly fond of and would like to own, keep checking back for updates.