Monday, April 29, 2013

Stephan Franck's graphic novel Silver - just launched!

Con-men, crypts, buried treasure... and zombies
In March we interviewed animator, story board artist and director Stephan Franck, who has just published his first graphic novel - Silver. Until now it was only available from the Dark Planet Comics website, but Stephan's new book now has a commercial outlet - you can download the complete eBook for just $1.99 from

The novel is set in New York City in 1931. Scoundrel, con-man and thief James Finnigan is a man who likes shiny things. On what was supposed to be his last job, Finnigan accidentally discovers a secret crypt under the Harker's Foundation 5th Avenue headquarters, and finds a mysterious silver bar. It is shiny, ancient - and priceless. Unfortunately, a lot of people are after that silver bar -- not all of them alive, and not necessarily quite dead either.

Enjoy Silver!


(Editor's note: for more interviews with animation artists and their literary efforts, read our recent interview with Tanya Fenton, find out about Vladimir Todorov's new eBook, check out Sydney Padua's Victorian SteamPunk Lovelace and Babbage, and study the History of Computer Animation with animator and historian Tom Sito. Also see our interview with Zahra Dowlatabadi (who literally wrote the book on producing Animation), and check out Don Hahn's Alchemy of Animation.)

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