The Lad is back: The new graphic design for the new book by Mark Z. Danielewski
Mark Zdarsky, creator of The Lad, has written a new graphic novel in the style of graphic design by his friend and fellow graphic designer and illustrator, Michael C. Andrews.
Andrews is known for his work on the series, which has been nominated for the Hugo and Nebula awards.
Zdarksky’s book is titled The Lad: A Novel of Artistic Expression by Zd.
Dan and Michael.
The book will be released this summer by Random House.
Zdarski will be contributing illustrations to the book.
Andrews said he and Zdanski worked together for nearly two decades.
He called Danielwski a “great artist, writer, and illustrators.”
Danielsky said he wanted to draw for Zdarkski because “he’s one of the few people I respect who is a great writer.
He’s really smart and funny.”
Andrews said Zdarkski’s work is often “in your face” but “really has a sense of humor.”
The Lad’s debut novel, The Lad and the Wolf, won a 2012 Hugo Award for Best Graphic Novel.
The graphic novel, published by Random Street Press, was nominated for three Hugo Awards in 2015 and for the 2015 Nebula Awards for Best Art Direction and for Best Cover.
Andrews has been working with Zdadesky for about three years.
Andrews hopes The Lad will be a great graphic novel.
“I want people to know that they can still see Mark Z and his amazing work in print and online,” Andrews said.
“We really wanted to bring The Lad to the world as it is, and I’m glad that Mark is finally making that happen.”
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