Now that the interior and jacket have been sent to the printer I have some time to share a bunch of sketches Ethen Beavers and I went through to get the illustrations in NERDS to be just right . . . for a nerd.
Character sketch of JULIO "FLINCH" ESCALA
Dr. Jig and Ben Franklin Character sketches
To get to the next level these sensors test he readers worthiness to gain access. For example you have to wipe BOOGERS, SWEAT, and SALIVA among other things to have access granted. Gross.