Jeff Smith is the New York Times Best-Selling author of the award-winning series, Bone, which is published in over 30 countries and is among Time Magazine’s “Ten Best Graphic Novels of All Time.” Bone was a pioneer in comics publishing for kids when it launched Scholastic’s graphic novel imprint, Graphix Books, in 2005. Smith’s other award-winning and acclaimed comics include Shazam! The Monster Society of Evil, RASL, Little Mouse Gets Ready!, Rose, and Bone: Tall Tales. Smith splits his time between Columbus and Key West with his wife and business partner, Vijaya Iyer. In 2021, he launched a Kickstarter campaign to publish Tuki: Fight For Fire and Tuki: Fight For Family, two graphic novels set during the dawn of humanity.