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Scholastic To Publish Bone Tribute Edition With New Art

Esther Keller

Scholastic has announced that in February 2015 they will release a special edition of Jeff Smith’s Bone #1: Out From Boneville to kick off the celebration of their 10th anniversary of their Graphix imprint.

boneville 199x300 Scholastic To Publish Bone Tribute Edition With New ArtEstablished in 2005, Graphix, Scholastic’s graphic novel imprint, launched with the colorized version of Jeff Smith’s Bone series. Bone, according to David Saylor Editorial Director of Graphix, is the cornerstone of their imprint. It has garnered much acclaim since its publication, including 10 Eisner Awards and 11 Harvey Awards, as well as European awards from Italy, Germany, and the French Alph Art. It is also a New York Times Best Selling title.

The new special edition will be in full color and will include an illustrated poem by Smith plus original Bone tribute art (mini-comics and splash pages) from 16 other artists, including Kate Beaton, Jeffrey Brown, Kazu Kibuishi, Dav Pilkey, Raina Telgemeier, and Craig Thompson.

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Esther Keller About Esther Keller

Esther Keller is the librarian at JHS 278, Marine Park in Brooklyn, NY. There she started the library's first graphic novel collection and strongly advocated for using comics in the classroom. Her collection is also the model for all middle school libraries in NYC. She started her career at the Brooklyn Public Library, and later jumped ship to the school system so she could have summer vacation and a job that would align with a growing family's schedule. On the side, she is a mother of 3 and regularly reviews for SLJ, LMC. In her past life, she served on the Great Graphic Novels for Teens Committee where she solidified her love and dedication to comics.

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