Prepare to boldly go where no bear has gone before as Boom! Studios has announced Space Bear, a new original graphic novel from Ethan Young debuting in June 2020. The comic is a timely, silent sci-fi story about discovery the unknown and empathy for everyone we encounter. Friendship begins with an act of kindness.
Creator Ethan Young says:
Space Bear is one of my favorite projects I’ve worked on that is meant for readers of any age. My aim was to make a wordless story that early readers, as well as kids and grown-ups will love. I hope you enjoy following Pilgrim’s adventures as much as I enjoyed creating them!
Space Bear follows Pilgrim Finch, an adventurous astronaut bear as he explores the cosmos looking for samples of life to bring back to his home planet. After crash landing on a new planet full of surprises and danger, Pilgrim is forced to question his orders and learn about compassion for all living creatures, no matter what the stakes.
Sierra Hahn, Executive Editor, Boom! Studios added:
Ethan is such an amazing cartoonist that the heart and soul of this wordless graphic novel is easily conveyed in every line put to paper. Space Bear packs an emotional wallop. Readers young and old will be touched by Pilgrim’s journey on a brand new planet as he learns to embrace a world (and unexpected new friends) wildly different from everything he’s ever known.
Space Bear will be published under Boom! Studios’ KaBoom! imprint for middle grade and younger readers. It’s set for release in June 2020.