Jeff Smith’s third creator owned and self-published graphic novel series, TUKI, is returning for a second Kickstarter February 2nd!

In anticipation of the release of Book Two, FIGHT FOR FAMILY (slightly delayed due to pandemic related setbacks and a cranky perfectionist artist) we are back with a new campaign, […]

In anticipation of the release of Book Two, FIGHT FOR FAMILY (slightly delayed due to pandemic related setbacks and a cranky perfectionist artist) we are back with a new campaign, for anyone who missed out last time. You can still order copies of Book One TUKI: FIGHT FOR FIRE (including on  Kickstarter only, a few extremely limited copies of 1st printings), as well as an advance copy of Book  Two TUKI: FIGHT FOR FAMILY. 

Like BONE and RASL before it, TUKI is a mix of Jeff’s personal passions, in this case, his love of the fantastic heroes of pulp fiction, mythical lost realms and human evolution. 

This campaign includes two original graphic novels: 

Book One TUKI: Fight for Fire by Jeff Smith 

160 pages, 11.375 x 8.875 trade paperback, full color cover, b&w interiors 

This book is in print! It shipped to comic shops and bookstores December 2021, but available again through this campaign. 

Book Two TUKI: Fight for Family by Jeff Smith 

160 pages, 11.375 x 8.875 trade paperback, full color cover, b&w interiors 

This book will ship to backers of this campaign in June 2022 and to mass market in July 2022

What folks are saying about Jeff Smith’s TUKI: 

BOOKLIST *STARRED* REVIEW 

“If Smith’s iconic BONE weren’t proof enough, TUKI resoundingly restates his status as a master cartoonist of our era…New readers will love it, and fans of BONE will delight in Smith’s return to fantasy adventure with an ensemble of idiosyncratic characters.” 

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 

“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.” 

BIG BANG COMICS 

“A Masterclass in storytelling!” 

View the campaign here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tuki/jeff-smiths-tuki-fight-for-family 

About TUKI: Two million years ago, more than one species of human existed at  the same time, but only one could control FIRE. 

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, 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 short lived webcomic version of TUKI won the National Cartoonists Award for Best Online Comic in 2014. 

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