Monday, July 19, 2010

It's For Real

Last week the little Family Hatke traveled to Indiana to visit family and friends. It was a fun time for all, and of course nothing says summer like a roadtrip! At the end of the trip, as we pulled back into our own driveway, what should be waiting on the doorstep but a sample copy of the hardback edition of Zita the Spacegirl! After seeing the pages as images on a screen for so long it was a real treat to finally see real hold-in-your-hand copies of the book. I’m really pleased with the production. Have a look:

Videos after the jump.

Still with me? Right, so I don't often embed videos into a blog, but here's a little video flip-through of the book:

Zita the Spacegirl 1 Flipthrough from Ben Hatke on Vimeo.

And here is a non-book video that still involves flipping! It’s an excerpt from a little juggling fire show. And you have my apologies if you’ve seen it already. I feel like I’m milking this one for all it’s worth, but I’ve been doing these little acts for some time and I have hardly any video of it.

This was filmed at Riverfest in (West) Lafayette, Indiana -an annual event organized by my dad!