Monday, November 17, 2008

Lost Dossiers


Well, I'm nearing completion on 3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man -- and also 20 pages into pencils on another soon-to-be-announced book for a major publisher. I'm waiting on the official word to announce it though and I'm dying to! But until then -- it turns out as busy as I am on these books, the first book to arrive in 2009 will probably be Super Spy: The Lost Dossiers -- it's a few of the short stories that I didn't include in the Super Spy book for various reason -- mostly because they didn't fit the flow of the book and had characters that only appeared one time -- and Super Spy had enough characters floating around in it that I thought taking these out would tighten everything up.

Anyway, those stories are in here but then about 70% of the rest of the book is the Super Spy Treasure Box story -- which I sold as a box set at conventions last year. It took too much time to assemble those but now they're in a book -- for the reader to (hopefully) assemble.

Also there's the pop-gun with directions and a story include as well as a small section of my personal sketchbook that I kept while making Super Spy...and finally -- a section of page by page and panel by panel annotations for Super Spy. I've had this book done for a while but I nearly forgot about it and it had to wait its turn in Top Shelfs publishing queue.

Hopefully another big announcement soon and some art that I can post on what I'm working on now. In the meantime, here's the cover to The Lost Dossiers...

6 comments:

Jp Pollard said...

More Super Spy- AWESOME!

I really enjoy that cove also. How many pages is the lost dossiers?

Anonymous said...

Wow - what a great birthday present (for me)!

Is there a release date, or purchase link you can post yet?

Can't wait to see it!

Matt Kindt said...

Thanks! The cover and back cover are actually going to be designed so you can cut them apart and assemble your own pop gun -- and page count...I think it's around 200 pages but I'll have to double check that...

No release date yet but I'll post that and more links as I learn what they are...

Eric said...

I just re-read Super Spy last night, after having read Two Sisters last week. I didn't realize it was a prequel -- you should mention that when making the sales at the Top Shelf table.

Easily one of my top ten favorite GNs ever.

Matt Kindt said...

Eric, thanks! Yeah -- I try to mention 2 Sisters if someone has read Super Spy already but I'm sure I often forget. And truthfully, I love the 2 Sisters story but if I get the chance I'm going to re-draw it panel by panel -- same everything but I just feel like I finally figured out how I want it to look...

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