November 29, 2022
Celebrates The 10th Anniversary of the Award-Winning Book’s Original Release
Limited Numbers Remarked Premium-Formatted Hardcover Gift Editions, Prints and First Printing Comics Offered Exclusively Through www.BillyTucci.com
Bayport, NY – Crusade Comics and Apostle Arts, celebrates the 10th Anniversary of their award-winning Christmas Graphic Novella, Billy Tucci’s A Child Is Born, by are offering a final 50 First-Printing editions this Cyber Monday.
Readers can preview the artwork of A Child is Born in the official promotional trailer available now on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2jMDxFCePI
“We are so humbled by the amazing decade of success A Child is Born has received.” stated writer/artist, Billy Tucci. “We get inquiries about the book’s availability all the time. I have about seventy first printing copies each of the soft and hardcover editions in my own personal collection and I’m happy to offer a few of them to fans to enjoy year after year.”
Adapted from the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, and painstakingly researched with Nativity scholars, ACIB boasts six Comics Buyer’s Guide Award nominations and a five-Dove rating from The Dove Foundation. A Child Is Born also received the Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award.
Garnering worldwide media attention since its original 2011 comic book release, A Child is Born continues to be hailed as “a sumptuous retelling of the Nativity,” “a Christmas masterpiece,” and “the standard to which comic books/graphic novels should aspire.”
Tucci’s Apostle Arts spared no expense bringing the premiere hardcover edition to the trade market, utilizing the highest quality paper, cover stock, and production detail. The title also features a new double-page spread of Tucci’s original character artwork before the digital coloring process.
A perennial Christmas classic, Billy Tucci’s A Child is Born: Hardcover Gift Edition is a beautiful holiday tradition to be shared with friends and family for years to come. Fans can find signed copies exclusively at: https://billytucci.com
About Billy Tucci
Inkpot Award recipient Billy Tucci is a cartoonist best known for his modern-day samurai saga Shi. Through his company, Crusade Fine Arts, Shi has been printed in five languages and sold more than 3 million comic books. The graduate of New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology has earned the prestigious Diamond Comics Gem Award and has been nominated for four Eisner Awards. In addition to his own creations, Billy’s DC Comics’ graphic novel, Sgt. Rock: The Lost Battalion, was awarded the Military Writers Society of America Gold Medal for its depiction of the real-life 442nd Regimental Combat Team, which was comprised of Japanese-American soldiers. His earnest retelling of the Christmas story in A Child Is Born has quietly turned into an international blockbuster, winning the Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award. Billy’s critically acclaimed Miss Fury: Joy Division saw the return of the Golden Age Iconfor Dynamite Comics. Billy has recently released Shi: Return of the Warrior, Shi: Haikyo, Shi: Omnibus Edition and Zombie-Sama via Kickstarter and Indiegogo uniting backers from over fifty countries and bringing Crusade Comics’ crowdfunding campaign totals to over $1,000,000.00.
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