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Animal Crackers

From filmmaker Scott Christian Sava and artists Alison Acton and Mike Holmes, the Animal Crackers graphic novels take you ringside to thrill to the adventures of Owen, a young boy able to transform into any creature with the help of his magical box of treats. Using this gift, he battles unscrupulous ringmasters and shady circus folks to rescue animals performing against their will.

Now, the basis for the animated film featuring the voice talents of Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, and Danny DeVito.

  • Animal Crackers
    • Animal Crackers

    • Animal Crackers
      written by Scott Christian Sava; illustrated by Alison Acton
      First Second

    • It was supposed to an exciting, yet normal trip to the circus.

      Dangerous stunts, flying acrobats, and even the clowns Uncle Doug hated so much—Owen is itching to see all of it. But when...

      • Available in:

      • eBook
  • Animal Crackers: Circus Mayhem
    • Animal Crackers: Circus Mayhem

    • Animal Crackers
      written by Scott Christian Sava; illustrated by Mike Holmes
      First Second

    • How does Uncle Bob do it? Owen couldn't figure it out.

      Buffalo Bob's Rootin' Tootin' Animal Circus is famous for its jump-roping giraffe, tangoing lion, and knife-throwing elephant. But...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • eBook


<a href="">Behind the Scenes of ANIMAL CRACKERS</a>

Behind the Scenes of ANIMAL CRACKERS

Animals Crackers is a Netflix animated feature film starring Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Ian McKellan, Sylvester Stallone, Patrick Warburton, and Danny DeVito.

Scott Christian Sava

Scott Christian Sava's work has brought some of the world's most beloved characters to life through film, television, comics, and games. In 2000 he founded Blue Dream Studios, which has produced work for Star Wars, X-Files, Aliens vs. Predator, Spider-Man, and other franchises, in addition to creating its own original content. The studio's first feature film, Animal Crackers, is now in full production. Scott is currently "living the dream" in his hometown of Franklin, TN.

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Author Film Studio

Deviant Art

Alison Acton

Alison Acton is one half of Studio Dooomcat, comic and concept artists from Ottawa, Canada. Her background is traditional animation and she currently works from home as an illustrator and apparel designer. She has 3 small boys, including 5 year old identical twins, and thus spends most of her days hiding in the office hoping for quiet, and stepping on Lego.


Mike Holmes

Mike Holmes has drawn for the comics series Secret Coders, Bravest Warriors, Adventure Time, and the viral art project Mikenesses. His books include the True Story collection (2011), This American Drive (2009), and Shenanigans. He lives with a cat named Ella, who is his best buddy.