Weighing in for the Beats end-of-year industry feature, Abrams Executive Editor Charlie Kochman predicts that the biggest story in comics in 2009? will be the long-awaited publication of Robert Crumbs Book of Genesis, an adaptation of the Bible story, which Norton will be publishing in Fall 2009.
Here's a recent update from Crumb's site:
This winter Robert hopes to complete the Genesis project. Hes on page 190 and has about 14 pages left, with the cover, introduction and various small pages related his agreement with Norton Publishers. Its been an tremendous undertaking, and a commitment which has taken him four years to complete.