Corvus Comics is a graphic art studio and comic book publisher behind The chosen series. Based in Colorado Springs and founded by Christopher Bois and Q Wood, the company is now acquired by Christian publishing house, also in Colorado Springs, David C Cook. They will remain, David as Creative Director at David C Cook and Q as Director of Digital Content Production within the Services and Innovation team. their artist Luke McKinnon will join David C Cook’s team at the publisher’s headquarters.
David C Cook CEO John Aden told Publisher’s Weekly that the company has long recognized “the importance of using high-quality, illustrated graphics to engage students and teach Bible truths,” he said. said in a statement. “We are thrilled to build on that legacy through this acquisition. And drawing on the expertise of the Corvus teams in graphic design, games, animation and graphic novels, David C Cook plans “to create art in-house that speaks to today’s generations on a scale never before seen within the ministry”. And that, as a first step, the publisher focuses on adapting and enhancement of existing products through graphic art, and planning is underway for new publications as well as ways to integrate artists’ talents into the publishing program.
Christopher Wood says he and the Corvus team are honored to bring the Bible to life through picture media. Corvus Comics was founded in 2019 and has published several denominational graphic novels, including three Tuttle Twins children’s series titles and made-for-TV movie tie-in graphic novels, The chosen. The studio self-distributed all content to the commerce market as a “one-stop-shop for complete development, handling everything from concept design to the printed product in the customer’s hand” and that “an openness to the development of gospel and ministry centered art content was paramount when selecting contributing artists to our team… We are a ministry first, and a business second This message has been true since our very first day together thanks to our recent acquisition by David C Cook.