Over The Garden Wall Art Book To Be Released September 2017

Over The Garden Wall Art Book To Be Released September 2017

Over The Garden Wall Art Book To Be Released September 2017

Dark Horse Comics will be releasing a book containing artwork from Cartoon Network Studios’ critically acclaimed and Creative Arts Emmy award winning mini-series – Over The Garden Wall. The book, Art of the Garden Wall will contain drawings made during the production stages as well as sketches from the mini-series creator, Patrick McHale. The book will also contain never-before-seen artwork that never made the final cut and artwork from the mini-series’ prototype pilot – Tome of the Unknown. Art of Over The Garden Wall will be available to purchase at book retailers in the United States from Wednesday 13th September, the book will be available to pre-order very soon.

Over The Garden Wall follows two half-brothers named Wirt and Greg who find themselves lost in “The Unknown”, an enchanted and mysterious land filled with forests and small villages with an autumnal and turn-of-the-20th century theme, on their journey, they befriend a cursed bluebird named Beatrice who wishes to break the spell that was casted upon her. Voice acting talent includes Elijah Wood (Wirt), Collin Dean (Greg), Melanie Lynskey (Beatrice), Christopher Lloyd (The Woodsman), John Cleese (Quincy Endicott, Adelaide of the Pasture) and Tim Curry (Auntie Whispers).

Official Description Of The Book:

From Pottsfield to Cloud City, venture up and over and dive right into this colorful hardbound art book. A complete tour through the development and production of Over the Garden Wall, this volume contains hundreds of pieces of concept art and sketches, along with a comprehensive look at the show’s breathtaking production art, including art from the acclaimed 2013 short film Tome of the Unknown: Harvest Melody, which served as the series’ pilot. Also includes commentary from creators Patrick McHale and Nick Cross, interviews with the cast and crew, and more!


Over The Garden Wall Comic Miniseries To Be Released 26th August (USA)

Over The Garden Wall Comic Miniseries

Over The Garden Wall Comic Miniseries With A New Story

KaBOOM!, an imprint of BOOM! Studios, and Cartoon Network Enterprises, have announced that Patrick McHale (creator of Over the Garden Wall) and Jim Campbell (Storyboard Artist) have produced a new four issue Over the Garden Wall comic miniseries. Last November, Cartoon Network debuted the Emmy nominated Over the Garden Wall in the United States, this was CN’s first original animated miniseries. The miniseries story is about two half-brothers called Wirt and Greg trying to find their way home as they’re stuck in the Unknown, a land of mystery and danger. The miniseries featured an all star voice acting cast with Elijah Wood (Lord of the Rings Trilogy) as Wirt, Collin Dean (The War at Home) as Greg, and Melanie Lynskey (Two and a Half Men) as Beatrice.

KaBOOM! originally released a one-shot comic for Over The Garden Wall on 5th November last year which was sold out immediately. The story of the comic mini-series will take place between episodes three and four (Schooltown Follies/Songs of the Dark Lantern), Wirt and Greg try to get a ride out of town but end up having to walk. They come across two girls playing and they have to keep them entertained so that they don’t wake their giant father.

The first issue of the Over the Garden Wall comic will be available in comic shops in the United States on Wednesday 26th August (the final order deadline is Monday 3rd August), with cover art by series artist Jim Campbell for $3.99.

BOOM! Studios President of Publishing and Marketing, Filip Sablik made this statement about the new Over The Garden Wall comic book miniseries:

“We are incredibly excited to dive back into the unknown with Patrick and Jim. We adored the Over the Garden Wall animated miniseries here at BOOM!, and this new limited series will allow us to explore even more adventures with Wirt, Greg, the Woodsman, and all our favorite characters.”

KaBOOM! currently produce and publish comics for other Cartoon Network shows such as Adventure Time, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball and Steven Universe.


2015 Primetime Emmy’s: Adventure Time, Over The Garden Wall, Regular Show & Steven Universe Nominated

2015 Primetime Emmy's

2015 Primetime Emmy’s: Cartoon Network Nominated For Four Shows

Cartoon Network USA’s press office has announced today (16/07/2015) that four of its shows have been given 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards nominations. Adventure Time was nominated for the “Jake The Brick” episode, Regular Show was nominated for an Emmy for the “White Elephant Gift Exchange” episode and Steven Universe was nominated for the “Lion 3: Straight To Video” episode, these three nominations are in the “Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program” award category.

Meanwhile, Over The Garden Wall was nominated in the “Outstanding Animated Program” award category. Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken was also nominated in the Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program award category.

The 67th Primetime Emmy awards will take place on Sunday 20th September 2015 at the Nokia Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles, California.