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Apostle Arts launches Kickstarter campaign for hardcover edition of Billy Tucci’s acclaimed Christmas comic “A Child is Born”"

posted by John W. Kennedy

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture.

From Big Hollywood: A year ago graphic novel artist Billy Tucci unveiled “Billy Tucci’s ‘A Child is Born’” to critical acclaim. Tucci, a U.S. Army veteran, is an award-winning illustrator known more for Sgt. Rock, capes and cowls than inspirational Christian art...Now Tucci is seeking to ramp up printing to a hardcover version, trying to make that leap from comic book to bookshelf in a manner that will appeal to parents and grandparents who would enjoying sharing the story of Jesus’ birth with children in a format that with which children can immediately identify. Tucci has launched a Kickstarter effort to raise the needed seed money to make a large enough hardcover print run to attract major retailers, several of whom have indicated they will carry the book.
Comment: I wish Billy luck with this. I interviewed him when his original comic came out and he struck me as a sincere guy who wants to do something positive with the talent God has blessed him with. 

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