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Cover preview [Oct. 14th, 2010|10:54 pm]
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Have I mentioned how excited I am for my new book? Even though Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity doesn't hit stores until June 2011, the advanced reader copies go out in a couple of weeks to help create buzz. I've got a proof of the cover, which was hard to photograph because it will be printed on reflective foil!



Credit goes to the amazing Colleen AF Venable who designed the cover and championed for the foil printing!
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[User Picture]From: alexds1
2010-10-15 03:18 am (UTC)

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Holy dang that cover is irresistible! Congrats!
[User Picture]From: emoboyrocks
2010-10-15 03:18 am (UTC)

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Wow, great cover!!
[User Picture]From: lordrexfear
2010-10-15 03:45 am (UTC)

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That is hot. It'll be great to have the whole thing under one cover. I love minicomics, but they are so hard to keep track of!
[User Picture]From: tony_cliff
2010-10-15 04:04 am (UTC)

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Yeah, the foil looks awesome! Great cover!
[User Picture]From: joeyweiser
2010-10-15 04:06 am (UTC)

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Exciting!!
[User Picture]From: piratecore
2010-10-15 04:46 am (UTC)

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Oh WOW! Dave that looks AMAZING! I can't wait till it comes out!
[User Picture]From: yaytime
2010-10-15 04:47 am (UTC)

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thanks again for all your help! :)
[User Picture]From: piratecore
2010-10-15 05:51 am (UTC)

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anytime!
[User Picture]From: daltonnw
2010-10-15 05:25 am (UTC)

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SWEEEET!
[User Picture]From: andrewfarago
2010-10-15 05:42 am (UTC)

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Congrats! Can't wait to read this!
[User Picture]From: nenimo
2010-10-15 07:17 am (UTC)

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only one word properly describes my feelings towards this book:
WANT
[User Picture]From: hirovox
2010-10-15 08:03 pm (UTC)

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+1
[User Picture]From: randimason
2010-10-15 08:40 am (UTC)

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Eoin Colfer said boys need covers shiny cos they need to be able to lick them.

Which might be wrong, but heck, Artemis Fowl seems to do ok with the foil covers.

Is this going to be digest sized like a trade paperback?
[User Picture]From: yaytime
2010-10-17 06:48 am (UTC)

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Maybe we should try and get a quote from Colfer for the back cover!

First volume is 180 pages and it will be the same trim size as the majority of First Second books (American Born Chinese, Sardine in Outer Space, Brain Camp etc.) only without the French flaps.
[User Picture]From: doubleare
2010-10-15 01:12 pm (UTC)

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That cover turned out great. High fives to Colleen for making the foil happen!
[User Picture]From: lunchbreak_pat
2010-10-15 01:13 pm (UTC)

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That foil looks great! I hope it sells a billion copies!
[User Picture]From: bhanesidhe
2010-10-15 01:36 pm (UTC)

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Excited for this!
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[User Picture]From: yaytime
2010-10-17 06:51 am (UTC)

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Just as long as that Internet speak stays ON the Internet!
[User Picture]From: alisa5179
2010-10-15 02:12 pm (UTC)

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Woooo Shiny! That cover is awesome!
From: ananthymous
2010-10-15 02:48 pm (UTC)

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Congrats, the cover looks great! I'm loving that gaggle of characters on the back too.
[User Picture]From: yaytime
2010-10-17 06:49 am (UTC)

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Thanks! At one point that art was for the top of the front cover. But they've floated around!
[User Picture]From: mr_sadhead
2010-10-15 04:30 pm (UTC)

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That's going to sell so well.
[User Picture]From: yaytime
2010-10-17 06:49 am (UTC)

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fingers crossed!
From: soggytoast
2010-10-15 04:41 pm (UTC)

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COSMIC!
[User Picture]From: shiru
2010-10-15 05:21 pm (UTC)

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SPACE cover!
[User Picture]From: arambulo
2010-10-15 06:59 pm (UTC)

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Damn, that is gonna JUMP off the shelf. Can't wait!
[User Picture]From: smuu
2010-10-15 08:21 pm (UTC)

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I am attracted to the shiny. I wish to purchase it already!
[User Picture]From: crypticpress
2010-10-15 10:24 pm (UTC)

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Woo! Because Space School is Space Cool!
[User Picture]From: astroboy12
2010-10-16 02:32 am (UTC)

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looks awesome Dave - can't wait to see the finished product. that's great they went for the foil cover too!
[User Picture]From: mummycop
2010-10-17 01:01 am (UTC)

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I am awaiting the remastered "Go Tortoise Boy, Go"
[User Picture]From: yaytime
2010-10-17 06:46 am (UTC)

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anything is possible!
[User Picture]From: tedprior
2010-10-18 02:51 am (UTC)

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Niiiice!
[User Picture]From: finkenstein
2010-10-20 01:22 am (UTC)

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SHOCK!!! That looks SO RADICAL!!!!