The only SUPERMAN book worth reading in 2018. PRE-ORDER NOW!
"Truth, Justice and the American Dream: The Men Behind Superman"
Written by Julian Voloj and illustrated by Sydney-based Award-Winning* artist Thomas Campi, this book tells the back story behind the creation of Superman. This is Thomas' first work in English. Comicoz was the first English-language publisher to sign up to publish this project, now in the final stages of preparation.
Comicoz is going to offer on a first-come first-served opportunity to pre-purchase a Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Hardcover copy of this book. Anticipated release date will be in early 2018. Plans are to not to shout this to the rooftops (just yet!), so if you have read this, you are in the know already! Have a look at some of the pages here. Total pages will be about 160 and in full colour. Hardcover with slip-jacket. Regular editions of the book will retail for $49.95 (plus postage and packing).
"I really believe that this will be the book that will launch Thomas Campi into the artistic mainstream in America, and the English-speaking world." - Nat Karmichael. The publication will coincide with the 80th Anniversary of the first appearance of Superman in Action Comics #1. Have a look at some of the illustrations for some of the pages here! There is also a draft of a picture of Joe Shuster with Jerry Siegel, especially illustrated by Thomas Campi, that will be used in the special signed and numbered limited edition of the book.
*2014 Prix Cognito for Best Graphic Novel (Brussels Book Fair) for Les Larmes Du Seigneur Afghan
2014 Spectrum Fantastic Art Gold Award - Category comics
2015 Bronze Ledger Award (with Vincent Zabus) for Gente Corriente
2016 Prix Cognito for Best Documentary Graphic Novel (Brussels Book Fair) for Macaroni!