Saturday, September 24, 2011

The Art of Carbon Grey

Artists Nguyen, Evans & Gardner Present The Art of Carbon Grey Hardcover

Berkeley, CA – 22 September 2011 –  This December, the art secrets of Image Comic’s masterpiece will be revealed in THE ART OF CARBON GREY HC. The series' astonishingly talented team of artists, Hoang Nguyen, Khari Evans and Linsun Loh will provide an extensive look at the making of the epic, richly illustrated saga, revealing the concepts, influences and designs that shaped the fantastical yet strangely familiar world of Carbon Grey.

"I'm excited to give readers a behind the scenes look, where we focus on storytelling, character designs, and composition," explained Nguyen. "It's these attention to details that make our book so much fun to work on."

Evans added, "It's a fantastic adventure that I am honored to be a part of!"

THE ART OF CARBON GREY HC will show fans how three talented artists united to create such a uniquely beautiful and kinetic visual style. Readers will get to delve into their working processes and trace the evolution of the characters and worlds that made CARBON GREY one of the most explosive comics of the year. THE ART OF CARBON GREY provides a fascinating insight into the creative process in a series of illustrated essays and tutorials on subjects including “Traditional vs. Digital” and “Recasting Giselle.”

THE ART OF CARBON GREY HC (OCT110448, ISBN: 978-1-60706-474-9), an oversized 128-page full color comic art book for $29.99, will be on sale in stores December 7, and will be available for order in the upcoming November issue of Previews. CARBON GREY, VOL. 1: SISTERS AT WAR TP (JUL110459, ISBN: 978-1-60706-448-0), a 96-page trade paperback collecting the first 3 issues of the sold out first story arc and more, is available in stores now for only $9.99.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

ISBN 978-1607064480

Today sees the release of Carbon Grey Vol. 1!

Carbon Grey Volume 1: Sisters at War includes all three issues of the sold-out first arc plus deleted scenes, concept art, and additional new content.

Here's a little look at some of the extras you'll find inside.
From left to right, top to bottom:
  • Mathilde - The first image Hoang ever created for Carbon Grey
  • A scene cut from issue 3
  • A preview of Carbon Grey volume 2
  • The Adventures of Giselle and Mathilde
  • A map of the Western world
  • The Nabe Sentinel  

Carbon Grey Vol. 1: Sisters at War, in comic book stores today.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Hoang talks about CG Origins on CBR

Here's an interview Hoang did with Comic Book Resources about Carbon Grey Origins.

Carbon Grey Origins #2

Here's Hoang's beautiful cover and a summary for CG Origins #2, out on 23rd November 2011.

 A second anthology of short stories set in the Carbon Grey universe. A boy becomes a god in 'Gottfaust,' mysterious events are investigated by 'Marshal and Marshall' and a refugee becomes a queen in the tale of 'Raisa.' Legends, secret histories and continuity errors - all will be revealed in Carbon Grey Origins.