Luminous Beings is a brand new graphic novel by David Arnold and Jose Pimienta, a YA graphic novel a couple of group of teenagers who resolve to movie a documentary about humanity’s latest brush with extinction (through undead squirrels), which leads them on a collection of misadventures all through the evening.
David Arnold is the writer of The Electrical Kingdom, Mosquitoland, Children of Urge for food, and The Unusual Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik. He posted on Instagram. “Information is out! My first graphic novel, LUMINOUS BEINGS, is coming fall 2024. Sometime, I am going to inform the story of how (why?) I spent 6 months throughout early lockdown writing a screenplay about zombie squirrels (however not likely *about* zombie squirrels, zombie squirrels are extra the *setting,* y’know?), however for now… Big due to @danapotter1 & everybody at @penguinteen, and in addition to @danlazaragent for his unwavering steering within the early days of this factor. And guys, significantly, I can’t consider an illustrator I would slightly be working with than @thejoepi— if you have not learn their good SUNCATCHER but, it is best to rectify that pronto. Deliver on the squizzies.
Jose Pimienta works on comics and storyboards for animation and movie, and former comics work contains the graphic novel Suncatcher and MG graphic novel Twin Cities, and the upcoming The Miraculous Vanishing of Lake Peigneur.
Dana Leydig at Viking has purchased North American rights to Luminous Beings and will probably be printed within the autumn of 2024. David Arnold’s agent Daniel Lazar at Writers Home and Jose Pimienta’s agent Elizabeth Bennett on the Transatlantic Company negotiated the deal.
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