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    The making of Cat X by Oleg Tischenkov

    Overview   Process  

    When e-mailing the author about reprinting the first two Cat-books the manager suddenly learns about the new one: “...and the new book that I’ve almost finished—let’s start with it. It will be called Cat X. Naming it Cat 3 doesn’t seem like a good idea in the first place, but the more important thing is that in 2013 it will be ten years since I drew the first cat-cartoon. So it’ll be like OS X.”

    The author finishes the last chapters in Cuba.

    The new character lies for portrait.

    Being informed about the upcoming book in advance we choose the book pages color and consult the author.

    Making a color proof, checking whether it works well with two other Cat-books.

    Putting together the files sent by the author, proofreading. The author makes changes and sends out the updates files and a new flyleaf.

    Designing the cover. Checking how the spine of the new book will look next to the old ones.

    Choosing the color of the cover.

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