Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Secret project revealed!

Awhile back, Sandra McDonald e-mailed me to ask if I might be interested in doing some comics to go along with The Outback Stars, her debut novel from Tor that just officially came out today. I quickly got to work, and we've been going back and forth with different ideas and sketches and whathaveyou. Well, now y'all can see some of the stuff I've come up with, aptly titled the Outback Guide. It's been a lot of fun, and Sandra's writing made it quite easy to pluck out strip ideas. Plus, you know, any excuse to draw spaceships is fine by me.

There'll be a total of twelve comics, three for each of the first four chapters of the book. To see the rest of the comics for Chapter One, go here. You can also see some other fun stuff on the Outback Stars web site, such as fanfic and personal diary entries from the characters. So stay tuned to the site for more content. And, duh, order her book at Amazon.


Patrick_FBS said...

Way to go!

Glad to finally get a glimpse at your project.

Oh, and they are nice. Though, I have yet to read the book, so I have to take your word that they are depicting scenes from it. [:{D}

Paul Abbamondi said...

Heh, thanks Patrick! A lot of the dialogue in the comics comes straight from the novel's text. So there ya go. :)

Neth said...

Congrats - that's pretty cool. Hopefully you got some bling bling or otherwise sweet compensation :D.

Paul Abbamondi said...

Thanks, neth! I did not, in fact, work for peanuts.

Patrick_FBS said...

Candy-coated at least?