Cleveland-based publishing company Ethics Comics LLC have announced the recent completion of “Diamond Island, ” which they report has been more than ten years in the making.
According to Joseph Kirsch, the founder of Ethics Comics, Diamond Island is a 225 page family-friendly adventure story, which is reportedly extremely humorous little comes with a memorable message through exploring the meaning of true success.
With the 2014 school year about to get underway, the completion of Diamond Island could not have been better timed, with the graphic laden novel especially created with both parents and educators in mind.
“The story explores the concept of value, and how human beings can sometimes overlook the big picture.” Summed up Kirsch.
Kirsch initially founded Ethics Comics in 2003 under the concept of creating thought-provoking sequential art and cartoon works that would encourage dialogue relating to issues of human character and morality, as the name of the family run publishing company suggests.
Joseph Kirsch went on to explain that Ethics Comics’ vision is to become a pioneer of positive, entertaining and educational stories using sequential art, and Diamond Island was created in order to appeal to parents were on the lookout for a combination of entertaining yet positive reading material, as well as educators looking to make an impact in the classroom.
Diamond Island was recently reviewed by well-known educator Dr. Katie Monnin who gave her seal of approval on the novel stating that, thanks to its eye-popping color and an engagingly hypnotic storyline Diamond Island is the perfect graphic novel for readers of all ages.
Kirsch is confident of raising the necessary funds necessary to print a special 8 x 11 hardbound edition of Diamond Island through Kickstarter, the well-known crowd funding platform where backers are liable to be rewarded for their patronage in the event that the project is launched.
In the case of Diamond Island, backers can choose from a variety rewards including a copy of the book, acknowledgements in the book itself among other incentives.