Incognegro Renaissance

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Out today in all good comic stores, the brand new Incognegro Renaissance, a 5 part prequel to the recently reprinted Incognegro graphic novel, once again written by Mat Johnson and drawn by me. It’s also one of the first of four new mini-series to come from Karen Berger’s new Dark Horse Comics imprint, Berger Books.

There’s been a lot of reviews and interviews for both the new series and the original book recently, but here’s a link to the most recent from yesterday’s Comics Beat feature that also includes several preview pages from the story.

I’ll be posting soon about the inspiration for the cover design for Renaissance, but in the meantime, I’ve included a couple of versions of the first cover, from pencils to inks.

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Until next time…

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Incognegro: A Graphic Mystery new edition

Out today through the new Dark Horse Comics Berger Books imprint, the tenth anniversary reprint of Incognegro: A Graphic Mystery, written by the excellent Mat Johnson with art by me.

Here’s a link to the new Incognegro trailer https://youtu.be/NDF-5sWLZzY

Really pleased that this book has finally got back into print and really pleased to be have been able to enhance the original artwork for the new edition. On top of that, I’m working again with the great Karen Berger as senior editor of Berger Books and Richard Bruning on design duties for the first time since working at Vertigo. The book is

Tomorrow also sees the release of the new 5 part prequel series, Incognegro: Renaissance once again written by Mat and drawn by me, timed to coincide with the original reprint. More on that tomorrow. In the meantime, here’s some sample stages of the new cover to Graphic Mystery.

 

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As from today in the US, Incognegro is now available in paperback at all good bookshops, comic stores and online at Amazon and on sale in the UK from the 26th of June at Amazon UK. If you haven’t had a chance to check it out yet, here’s a snippet of what the press has had to say so far

“Smart and fast-paced.”
—PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

“Well worth the price of admission.”
—CRIMESPREE MAGAZINE

“Don’t miss it!”
—Cornell West

“A flawlessly paced, rich, dense thriller…a chilling social document and a layered, effortlessly entertaining mediation on identity and self-fashioning.”

-THE TIMES

“Engrossing… Proudly exemplifies the graphic novel.”

-NEW YORK TIMES

“Fuses bluesy, gutbucket noir with postmodern notions about the pliability of personal identity.”

-TIME OUT NEW YORK

and a link to the DC Vertigo page.