Minneapolis, MN / New York, NY. – Zenith
Press, a leading publisher of military history and aviation books,
announces a partnership that will bring our nation’s history alive to
millions of graphic novel and comic lovers worldwide. ComiXology, the
revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform available across the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8, and www.comixology.com will begin offering Zenith Press’ graphic history books today.
Illustrated and written by Wayne Vansant, these 100% historically
accurate graphic history books bring to life some of our nation’s most
pivotal moments in history through “illustration that truly captures the agony, worry, frustration, danger, and action of war” (– Wired.com).
Zenith Press graphic history books include:
- Gettysburg: The Graphic History of America’s Most Famous Battle and the Turning Point of The Civil War (AVAILABLE NOW)
- Grant vs. Lee: The Graphic History of the Civil War’s Greatest Rivals During the Last Year of the War (AVAILABLE NOW)
WORLD WAR I
- The Red Baron: The Graphic History of Richthofen’s Flying Circus and the Air War in WWI (AVAILABLE MAY 2014)
WORLD WAR II
- Bombing Nazi Germany: The Graphic History of the Allied Air Campaign That Defeated Hitler in World War II (AVAILABLE NOW)
- Normandy: A Graphic History of D-Day, The Allied Invasion of Hitler’s Fortress Europe (AVAILABLE NOW)
Zenith Press graphic histories are “an excellent choice for
introducing younger readers to the battle, a worthwhile read for anyone
wanting an overview of the crisis… and it can remind us of why we got
interested in history in the first place”(– ArmchairGeneral.com).
Writer and artist Wayne Vansant (Mableton, Georgia), who served in
the U.S. Navy during Vietnam, was the primary artist for Marvel’s The ’Nam for more than five years. Wayne is one of the foremost writer/artists working in military-themed graphic nonfiction today.
About Zenith Press
Zenith Press publishes historical non-fiction books in
narrative, illustrated and graphic formats. Building on a core of 19th
and 20th century military history in America, Zenith also publishes
titles on the history of aviation, technology and science, and also in
selected areas of cultural and social history – all with a distinctly
American angle. From a narrative of a famed American WWII flying
squadron to an illustrated celebration of NASA’s famed Space Shuttle
program to a cultural history of moonshine in the 19th and 20th
centuries, Zenith books are engaging American stories with a firm
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