The GeeksversereMIND Receives Nomination For Great Graphic Novels For Teens 2012

reMIND Receives Nomination For Great Graphic Novels For Teens 2012
Published on Monday, August 22, 2011 by

Officially published this month, reMIND (Coffee Table Comics) is a guaranteed page-turner that’s quickly becoming one of the most inspiring and inventive graphic novels of the year. Succinctly, reMIND is a mystical, sci-fi about faith, love and brain transplantation.

reMIND receives nomination for
Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2012

Creator Jason Brubaker seamlessly delivers a perfectly-paced story, strong characters, and a visual style that can actually be described as “unique.” Winner of the Xeric Award for a “work in progress” graphic novel, reMIND is a labor of love and independent publishing success story. Starting on page 141 of the book, Brubaker shares the “making of” that started in 1997.

The Young Adult Library Association (YALSA) has given reMIND, an official “seal of approval” with a nomination for its Great Graphic Novels for Teens booklist for 2012. However, this graphic novel is for adult readers and comic aficionados, too. Followers of Brubaker’s journey into publishing and creating his first graphic novel via his blog, marvel over his talent, determination—and his satisfying, masterful storytelling. The cliff hanger ending will amaze. reMIND will be on many “must read” lists for 2011. So…..Read it!!!!

About reMIND
All Sonja wanted was to find her missing cat, Victuals, but when he washes up on the shore of her sleepy coastal town several days later with a head full of stitches and the startling ability to speak and no memory of how he got that way her quiet life is forever changed. Together they set out to solve the mystery of his disappearance, embarking on a journey that leads to a strange kingdom under the waves and into the heart of a royal power struggle, where the answer to Victual’s true identity could save or doom them all!

About the Xeric Foundation:
The Xeric Foundation is a private, nonprofit corporation established by Peter A. Laird, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Planet Racers.
The Foundation offers financial assistance to committed, self-publishing comic book creators and qualified charitable and nonprofit organizations. The geographical consideration for comic book artists is the United States and Canada. You must be a citizen or permanent resident currently living in either country.

About the Author:
Jason Brubaker is a visual development artist at Dreamworks Animation, with a consuming hobby of making graphic novels in his free time. He is currently toiling with volume 2. His reMIND blog not only highlights Jason’s incredible art and comics, but offers invaluable step-by-step lessons on creating a graphic novel. http://www.reMINDblog.com

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