WAYNE VANSANT has chronicled history in comics format since 1986. He was the primary artist for Marvel’s acclaimed Vietnam War title, THE ‘NAM, and he has recently returned to historical fiction with his three-volume series KATUSHA, an epic of the eastern front of World War II. He has researched, written, and illustrated many non-fiction graphic novels such as DAYS OF DARKNESS, BATTRON: THE TROJAN WOMAN, ANTIETAM: THE FIERY TRIAL (under the direction of the National Park Service), BLOCKAGE: THE CIVIL WAR AT SEA and THE WAR IN KOREA. With writer Dwight Jon Zimmerman he authored the books THE VIETNAM WAR: A GRAPHIC HISTORY and THE HAMMER AND THE ANVIL, the story of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglas and the end of slavery in America. In 2012, Zenith Graphic Histories published NORMANDY: A GRAPHIC HISTORY OF D-DAY, followed in 2013 by GETTYSBURG: THE GRAPHIC HISTORY. In fall 2013, Zenith will publish GRANT VS LEE and BOMBING NAZI GERMANY. He is currently at work on graphic novels about “The Red Baron”, Manfred von Richthofen, and the Battle of the Bulge, both for Zenith, as well as finishing the third and final book of KATUSHA. Vansant is a native of Georgia and served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. More information on Vansant’s work can be found at https://www.facebook.com/katushagraphicnovel

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