Music video director Jay Martin is making the leap from the display screen to the web page. Darkish Horse Comics will publish Misplaced Boy, the primary authentic graphic novel from Martin, later this 12 months. The e-book is written and illustrated by Martin and lettered by Frank Cvetkovic, and follows a younger boy surviving and discovering his means dwelling within the aftermath of a disaster.
Right here’s how Darkish Horse describes Misplaced Boy:
After a lethal accident within the distant Wyoming wilderness, a younger boy escapes alone. Stranded, freezing, and remoted, he struggles to remain alive as he makes an attempt to seek out his means again to civilization. Alongside the best way, by excessive exams of will, braveness, and endurance, he discovers what it means to be examined, and learns the key to survival isn’t all the time what you assume.
Along with directorial credit, Jay Martin has additionally served because the storyboard artist for various high-profile movies, together with Constantine, I Am Legend, and The Superb Spider-Man 2. In an announcement saying the graphic novel, Martin described his intention in creating the e-book and its central character:
“In Misplaced Boy,” says Jay Martin, “I needed to create a special type of survival story. Right here, the principle character discovers that what has all the time been perceived as his best weak point — his compassion and sensitivity — turn into his salvation. He learns that, typically heading in the wrong way of the place we predict we have to go, is what will get us dwelling.”
The softcover Misplaced Boy graphic novel is due out in bookstores on Tuesday, July twenty fifth, and in comedian outlets on Wednesday, July twenty sixth.