Comics & Graphic Novels
OUT OF LEFT FIELD | 2018-
A semi-autobiographical young adult graphic novel, forthcoming from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. Determined to excel at baseball -- but decidedly much more at home in a history book -- a gay teen boy discovers and embraces his true self.
BENNY BECK: VAMPIRE KILLER | 2020
If Adam Sandler starred in a Quentin Tarantino movie, it might look something like this. A silly romp with oodles of Jewish humor and more than the doctor's recommended dosage of Nazi vampire decapitations. Written by Gregory Paul Silber.
napoleon's Gay Minister | 2019
A history. Jean-Jacques-Régis de Cambacérès was "the second most important man in Napoleonic France." One of Napoleon's top advisors, Cambacérès was known for his competence and judgment, for throwing fabulous dinner parties -- and for being gay.
The Intervention | 2018
A memoir. 91-year-old Lorna Melnitz is accomplished, opinionated, and used to being self-sufficient, but once she's faced with the universal challenges of aging, her five children come together for one reason: to curtail her independence.
Empire On Edge | 2012-2018
A graphic novel, published as a serial webcomic. At the height of Napoleon Bonaparte’s power in Europe, seven French revolutionaries who call themselves the Genevan Society embark on a continent-spanning quest to bring the Emperor down.
The Lyre and the Sword | 2016
A history. Tells the little-known story of Carl Theodor Körner, a German writer who volunteered for the army in 1813 to help liberate his country from Napoleonic rule. The epitome of romantic heroism, Körner nonetheless had a chilling cultural legacy.
DIRE STRAITS | 2014
A history. Drawing on interviews, album reviews, and song lyrics, chronicles the rise and fall of rock band Dire Straits. Songwriter and lead guitarist Mark Knopfler forged ahead with his musical vision -- sometimes at the expense of his bandmates.
THE LAST SEASON | 2014
A memoir. Without any sports experience or athletic gifts to speak of, Jonah dives headfirst into competitive baseball. As a senior in high school, he achieves what was once unthinkable -- but the rest of the season doesn't go quite how he'd hoped.