Christian Slade, a former Disney animator and now freelance illustrator, has produced an illustrated woodland fantasy about a young girl Ivy, her dog Sprout and their adventures in Korgi Hollow for US comic book company Top Shelf. The Korgi graphic novel will be released by the company in April and will also feature in Owly and Korgi, a one-off title combining Andy Runton’s Owly character with Slade’s Korgi.
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