We’re super proud to announce upcoming release of Building Worlds, the follow up to Alien in the Outfield!
Building Worlds: How to Make Comics is a guide that teaches readers of all ages the basics of comic book storytelling. It’s a whole new spin on the spin-off, as we meet up with lovable loser Rendell, 10 years after the original adventure, who’s now trying (and failing) to make it big in the world of comics.
Teaming up with the precocious Maggie, who wants to learn how to tell her own stories, the pair get lost in a fantastical world of their own creation – where anything they imagine can come to life. This is the setting for what becomes an instructional guide for young readers who want to know how to make their own comic books. Using the skills and techniques taught in the book, the story can only be completed – and our heroes can only find their way home – with the help of the reader. It’s Grant Morrison vibes for the Teen Titans Go generation! A fourth-wall-shattering book that entertains and informs!
Trapped in a comic book world, our intrepid explorers guide the reader on a crash course in comic book creation as they find their way home. Our tutorial on the basics of storytelling, structure and artwork are (fairly) seamlessly woven into the narrative so that the reader can learn along with Rendall and Maggie. We haven’t forgotten our older readers and hope that they will enjoy plenty of twists, turns and laughs along the way!
Following our successful Kickstarter, Building Worlds will be launching in digital and print editions in 2020! You can register for pre-order here….and don’t forget the trade paperback of Alien in the Outfield is still available too!