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Bone World Tour

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Jeff Smith, creator of the indy title BONE, announces the first leg of a year long Bone World Tour to promote the release of the color BONE volumes across Europe and North America.

Click to enlargeSmith's company Cartoon Books, which licensed the color rights in the US to Scholastic Books in 2005, has now found publishing partners in Greece, Spain, France, U.K, Norway, Italy and French Canada. There will be tour stops in all countries.

The tour begins Oct. 3 at Frankfurt Book Fair, which will feature a 40  piece BONE exhibit in the comics pavilion.  Then moves to the Babel Festival in Athens, which will host a 30 piece exhibit of all original art.  Smith will continue to criss-cross Europe until the first leg of the World Tour ends Feb. 23 at the New York Comic Convention in time for the release of Scholastic's newest color edition of Bone, 'Rockjaw, Master of the Eastern Border'.

Scholastic, under the imprint Graphix, has sold over 1, 000,000 copies of the color BONE editions to date.

The tour so far:

Oct 3-10 - Germany
Frankfurt Book Fair and book tour including Berlin, Cologne and Hamburg
http://www.tokyopop.de/

Oct 12-15 - Greece
Babel Fest in Athens
with Bone original art exhibition
http://www.jemmacomics.com/

October 16-21 - Spain
Spanish Book Tour including Madrid, Barcelona and Bilbao
http://www.astiberri.com/

Oct 21-24 - France and Belgium
French book tour including Paris and Brussels
http://www.editions-delcourt.fr/

Harper arranges transport from Paris to London on Oct 25

Oct 25-26 - U.K.
English book tour including London
http://www.harpercollins.co.uk/

Oct 27-29 - Norway
Bok i Sentrum festival in Oslo
http://www.egmont.com/
http://www.bokklubben.no

November 3-5 - Italy
Lucca Comics Festival
http://www.paninionline.com/
http://www.luccacomicsandgames.com/06/

November 18-20 - Canada
Montreal Book Fair
http://www.modusaventure.com/
http://www.salondulivredemontreal.com/

February 23-25 (2007) - USA
New York Comicon
http://www.nycomiccon.com/

For more detailed information about stops in each country, visit http://www.boneville.com/jeffs-studio/appearances.

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