The Mystery Boxes (Explorer #1)
Explorer is an exciting anthology of short graphic works by established artists and innovative newcomers in the comic and animation fields, who have each created a unique story on a central theme: a mysterious box and the marvels, or mayhem, inside. Collected and edited by Kazu Kibuishi these well-written, beautifully illustrated stories reflect a range of styles from the humerous to the fantastic. Explorer will appeal to young adult readers already in4ouch with the comics world and warmly invite in the more reluctant readers of this age group.
Kazu Kibuishi is the creator of the graphic novel series Amulet. He is also the editor and art director of eight volumes of Flight, a groundbreaking graphic anthology. Jason Caffoe is a contributor to the Flight anthologies. He has worked as the lead production assistant fo Kazu contributing colours and background art to the Amulet series. Emily Carroll is an up-and-coming artist who works in animation forr children's television. Stuart Livingston has contributed to both the Flight and Popgun anthologies and had produced storyboards for Disney, Warner Bros. and Cartoon Network. Johane Matte has worked as a storyboard artist at Nickelodeon and is now at Dreamworks. Her film credits include How to Train Your Dragon, Avatar and The Last Airbender. Her comics have appeared in several volumes of Flight. Dave Roman is the creator of Astronaut Academy Zero Gravity. He is the co-author of The Last Airbender: Zuko's Story and X-men: Misfits. He is also the creator of the teen horror graphic novel Agnes Quill: An Anthology of Mystery. Rad Sechrist is a cartoonist, a contributor to Right and a storyboard artist at Dreamworks, where he worked on Kung Fu Panda II and Megamind. Raina Telgemeier is the creator of the young-adult graphic novel Smile. She previously adapted and illustrated The Baby Sitters Club into a series of graphic novels.