Jeff Smith provides the introduction to one of the finest new graphic novels this year. Ignatz Award winner James Kochalka has been called "one of the brightest lights of independent comics" and Quit Your Job is a shining example of his genius. On his way to work at the Chinese restaurant, Magic Boy discovers an enchanted ring and determines to make an expedition to the North Pole. He only gets as far as the coffee shop on the next block, but his world is forever changed in the short journey. Special cover design by Michel Vrana.
James Kochalka: The first Cartoonist Laureate of Vermont, James created the long-running American Elf daily comic. He's the author and illustrator of several popular children's books, including Johnny Boo, Dragon Puncher and Peanutbutter & Jeremy. James won the Eisner award in 2012. Jeff Smith: Jeff Smith is an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of the self-published comic book series BONE. In 2013, Smith guest edited The Best American Comics anthology, and released his second major work, RASL.