District Comics by Scott O. Brown
An Unconventional History of Washington, DC

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District Comics is a graphic anthology featuring lesser-known stories about Washington, DC, from its earliest days as a rustic settlement along the swampy banks of the Potomac to the modern-day metropolis. Spanning 1794–2009, District Comics stops along the way for a duel, a drink in the Senate's speakeasy, a look into the punk scene, and much more.

Featuring stories by:

Scott O. Brown, award-winning man of comics and Harvey Award nomineeChad Lambert, five-time Howard E. Day Memorial Prize finalist and writer for Kung Fu Panda and MegamindJim Ottaviani, creator of The New York Times bestseller Feynman
 

About Scott O. Brown

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Matt Dembicki, a member of the D.C. Conspiracy—a comics creators collective in the nation’s capital—previously edited and contributed to the Eisner-nominated and Aesop Prize–winning Trickster: Native American Tales, A Graphic Collection. His graphic novel Xoc—about a great white shark—will be published in 2012. Scott O. Brown, the award-winning Man of Comics, has worked in the comics industry for more than 10 years as a writer, letterer, and publisher. He won an IP award for independent publishing while at Cyberosia, as well as a Harvey nomination and award for his lettering work on High Moon. Visit his website at manofcomics.com. Writer/producer Rebecca Goldfield’s documentaries have been commissioned by National Geographic Television, Discovery Channel, PBS, the Smithsonian, and NPR, among others. Her short stories have appeared in the Potomac Review, and her upcoming graphic novel The Captive of Friendly Cove will be published by Fulcrum Publishing in 2014. Chad Lambert is a five-time Howard E. Day Memorial Award finalist and two-time Champion City Award nominee for his work in small press comics. His writing credits include Kung Fu Panda and Megamind from Ape Entertainment, as well as the biography Saturday Night Live from Bluewater Comics. Jim Ottaviani began writing comics about scientists in 1997 and has published nine graphic novels so far, with a few more in the pipeline. Feynman, his most recent book, with art by Leland Myrick, spent more than two months on the New York Times Best Seller List and was a 2012 Science Books & Film Prize Finalist from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
 
Published August 7, 2012 by Fulcrum Publishing. 256 pages
Genres: History, Comics & Graphic Novels, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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