Music video director Jay Martin is making the leap from the display to the web page. Dark Horse Comics will publish Lost Boy, the primary authentic graphic novel from Martin, later this yr. The ebook is written and illustrated by Martin and lettered by Frank Cvetkovic, and follows a younger boy surviving and discovering his manner house within the aftermath of a disaster.
Here’s how Dark Horse describes Lost 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 search out his manner again to civilization. Along 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 suppose.
In addition to directorial credit, Jay Martin has additionally served because the storyboard artist for plenty of high-profile movies, together with Constantine, I Am Legend, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2. In an announcement asserting the graphic novel, Martin described his intention in creating the ebook and its central character:
“In Lost Boy,” says Jay Martin, “I wanted to create a different kind of survival story. Here, the main character discovers that what has always been perceived as his greatest weakness — his compassion and sensitivity — become his salvation. He learns that, sometimes heading in the opposite direction of where we think we need to go, is what gets us home.”
The softcover Lost Boy graphic novel is due out in bookstores on Tuesday, July twenty fifth, and in comedian outlets on Wednesday, July twenty sixth.