Tor.com is pleased to present the adorable cover art for The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza, a new graphic novel for the young'uns by James Kochalka. available March 25th 2014 from First Second! Here is the official summary:
The Glorkian Warrior isn’t the brightest bulb in the box, so it’s good he’s got his trusty talking backpack to advise him as they set out on a perilous journey to deliver a pizza. The pizza’s got clams and peanut butter on it, so it’s not clear who’s going to want it, but deliver it they will. With bright, lively illustrations and classic prat-falls, this graphic novel is 112 pages of super icky gross-out humor and ludicrously bad decisions—a winner, in other words.
So how do you illustrate a pizza-delivering alien in a way that gets the point across? Below the cut, James shares his thoughts on the process of designing the cover, including several preliminary sketches for alternate images.