Jeff Smith Kicks Off Season Two Of His Webcomic ‘Tüki Save the Humans’
It’s been just over a year since Bone creator Jeff Smith kicked off the first season of his prehistoric webcomic Tüki Save the Humans, which gives a fictional account of the first human to leave Africa after the start of a great ice age. It’s a big shift from what he was doing on Bone, and it’s set to change even more in the coming season, which kicked off on Monday.
Where the first season was mostly about a single human’s travels through the wilderness — and an encounter with a very talkative old ape — Smith promises more interaction between humans and with other creatures this time out. Here’s what he told CBR last month:
I don’t want to say too much, but I am actually looking very forward to this new season because you’re going to meet a lot of interesting characters very quickly — including a giant.
A print version of the first season’s 32 pages, which include tons of really amazing art of prehistoric creatures roaming through savannahs, all beautifully colored by Tom Gaadt, will be published by Smith’s Cartoon Books imprint in July. It’s Smith’s first print comic since the end of his comic RASL, which wrapped in August 2012.
According to the Cartoon Books blog, Smith will unveil an exclusive cover for the Tüki season one issue, which is being solicited as just Tüki #1, at Comic-Con International in San Diego.