Sneak peek at the NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH cover!

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neighborhood watch, just cause universe, jcu, ian thomas healy, karyn lewis bonfiglio, cover art, middle grade, superheroes, supervillains, superpowersNEIGHBORHOOD WATCH artist shares her process

Art is, in many ways, similar to writing. It’s someone sitting down alone in front of a notebook, sketchpad, or computer, and creating something that never existed before. The act of bringing something new into our universe is a fascinating process to observe–at least, we think so. Here, cover artist Karyn Lewis Bonfiglio shares with us her process as she works on developing the cover for NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH.

Oh, did we neglect to mention there’s a new JCU book coming later this summer? NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH is the first novel for younger readers set in the JCU. Author Ian Thomas Healy brings a tale of mystery where a group of young superheroes must catch and defeat their first real supervillain. We’re very excited about the upcoming adventure starring La Capitàna, Breezy, Hothead, Rascal, and Wheels, and Karyn’s cover art has us all aglow.

The sound is a little quiet, but this is a fascinating look at the process of an artist. You can see more of Karyn’s videos on her YouTube Channel. You’ve seen Karyn’s work before on Local Hero Press releases including The Guitarist and JCU Omnibus, Volume 2.