Update: Preorders will begin later this month. Contact Gene for more information, or to be notified when preorders begin.
In case you missed it, my first all-ages graphic novel, illustrated by Sophie Goldstein, is coming out in mid-April.
PREORDER BONUS: As an incentive to order early, everyone who preorders a physical copy will get a DRM-free PDF of the book for use on their personal electronic devices. (I've already tested it on my iPhone and iPad, and it looks great.) The PDF will be available for download when the books are shipped.
Poopy Claws is perfect for you if:
First, thanks to everyone who has already preordered. This book represents a big investment for me and Sophie, and we appreciate the confidence you're showing in a book we both love.
I just signed off on the color proofs for the books. They're scheduled to arrive in mid-April and we should have them in the mail by the 20th.
The limited artists editions will ship in mid-May, to allow Sophie time to do a unique sketch in each one. The sketches will go on the blank page opposite the title page. Here's a sample Sophie sent me last week.
P.S. In case Sophie's name sounds familiar, she's not just a cartoonist, she's also a real-life library heroine. She helped rescue the collection at the Center for Cartoon Studies Schulz Graphic Novel Library when it flooded last August.
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