Following the release Rob Cham’s 2020 critically-acclaimed Lost, Buño Books is proud to announce a Kickstarter for new of the first installment of The National Children’s Book Award-winning title, Light (Deluxe Edition)!
The new and improved expanded edition of the wordless graphic novel series won Best Book in Graphic Literature (Silent) at the 35th National Book Award, and was also nominated for an ALA award in 2016.
|Two eventual friends, Backpacker and Tear, as they seek out five gems that will bring color and light back to their drab black and white world. They find themselves on a wild adventure and far from home confronted by dangerous obstacles and interesting creatures. Eventually, Backpacker and Tear are able to find the gems by working together bringing color back to their world. Lightis followed by Lost, the second book in the series.|
“I originally chose to publish Light because it was not only one of the best examples of a silent graphic novel I’d read in years, but also Rob Cham’s spectacular use of color to give the reader a beautiful satisfying ending,”
said Publisher Storme Smith.
“I really want the American audience to have the opportunity to read this beautiful book, and like most publishers, we’ve been affected by the ups and downs of the last years because of the pandemic, so it seemed like the perfect time to give crowdfunding through Kickstarter a try by putting together a Deluxe Edition.”
Rob Cham is part of the core team of Unnamed, a South East Asian Comics Collective, and previously published Light with Anino Comics.