Loved the chance to handle the layout for Ryan McSwain’s Four Color Bleed, a comic book themed novel featuring custom drop caps and a number of visually interesting bio pages.

The Title Page

The title page. I styled it after the look of a comic book cover.
Character art by Adam Prosser.


The dedication includes a small ornament meant to evoke a word balloon.


Section openers. The dot screen is used throughout the book's design.

Chapter Openers

Chapter openers.

Drop Caps

The drop caps.


Each larger section ends with a small superhero mask ornament.


The bio pages.
Character art by Kevin Kelly.

The completed Kickstarter campaign can be found here, with information about the project, the artists and the author.