Jeff Smith is a comic book writer and illustrator who is best known for his award-winning fantasy series Bone, which ran for over a decade and was published by Jeff’s own company, Cartoon Books. Netflix is currently turning Bone into an animated series.
He recently completed a successful Kickstarter campaign to launch a new graphic novel called TUKI, a story about humanity 2 million years ago.
Jeff grew up in Central Ohio and today splits his time between Columbus and a home in Key West, Florida.
The small joys mentioned in this episode include Sunday comics, watching the debut of Star Wars, reading Lord of the Rings, listening to Sam Cooke and attending comic book conventions.
Funding for Small Joys with Hanif Abdurraqib is provided by The Columbus Foundation.