Jeff Smith’s “Dawn of Man” National Tour 2023
Key West, FL – February 9, 2023: New York Times Bestselling Author Jeff Smith and his publishing house, Cartoon Books, embark on their first national tour in years in support of Smith’s new critically acclaimed series: TUKI. The tour consists of several convention appearances as well as a unique component – Old Route 66 – where we’ll be giving presentations and signings at each stop. Beginning in March and lasting through October, we have 15 confirmed stops with more to be added throughout the year!What folks are saying about Jeff Smith’s TUKI: “2022 Best Graphic Novel for Adults”
AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION “Best Original Graphic Novel of the Year”
COMIC BOOK COUPLES COUNSELING PODCAST
“Fight for Family is just what you would expect from the creator of Bone and RASL–an immersive, emotional, and delightful visual masterpiece.”
BOOKLIST *STARRED* REVIEW “Fans of classic adventure will not be disappointed… Smith (BONE) goes prehistoric in this fabulously drawn anthropological fantasy.… the characters and scenery remain consistently stunning to gaze at, page after page.”
About TUKI: Set two million years ago, when multiple species of hominids existed at the same time, this hand-drawn story follows the misadventures of a small band of early humans who controlled fire in an epoch when gods and giants were real, and Fire was taboo.
About Jeff Smith: Jeff Smith is the writer & artist of comics and graphic novels like BONE, RASL, SHAZAM: The Monster Society of Evil, ROSE and Tall Tales. Both BONE and RASL were self-published and are New York Times Bestsellers. BONE launched the current YA Graphic Novel explosion via Scholastic Books’ Graphix imprint and has won 41 national and international awards including 10 Eisner Awards and 11 Harvey Awards and has been translated into over 30 foreign languages. RASL won an Eisner for Best Graphic Novel. The webcomic version of TUKI won the National Cartoonists Award for Best Online Comic in 2014.
To request physical review copies or to schedule interviews, contact Kathleen Glosan
National Tour Dates
Tulsa, OK – Location TBD
Albuquerque, NM – Location TBD