Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson

A Graphic History

Illustrated by Havard S. Johansen, By T.J. Kirsch, Illustrated by Coskun Kuzgun, Illustrated by Jesse Lonergan, Illustrated by Jeremy Massie, Illustrated by Jason Pittman, Illustrated by Adam Walmsley, Illustrated by J.T. Yost

NBM Comics Biographies


88 Pages, 7.5 x 10

Formats: Hardcover

Hardcover, $19.99 (US $19.99) (CA $26.99)

Publication Date: September 2020

ISBN 9781681122625

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: September 2020
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Country music icon Willie Nelson is recognized all over the world for his music, philanthropy, and unmistakable look

Since he was a child in Hill County, Texas, he has been writing and performing for adoring crowds. Though his mainstream success did not come until later in his life, he has been determined to take his unique sound and voice to the people even before he was a household name. There have been tragedies, missteps, IRS troubles, good times and bad along the way, but Willie continues to shine his positive outlook and project his humble voice out into the world. In this graphic novel biography, all the chapters represent a different era of his life and struggles - each illustrated by a unique indie comics talent.


what they said of TJ Kirsch's previous book, Pride of the Decent Man: "A complex story told in a thoughtful, moving manner. Highly recommended for anyone trying to be a better, decent person." -Library Journal starred review "TOP GRAPHIC NOVEL OF 2017. Unique and thoughtful, uses the medium to great effect and it is a title that any thoughtful reader could revisit over the years as a refresher on what it means to learn from the past and move forward in a positive way." -William Kulesa, New Jersey Journal, NJ.com

Author Biography

HÃ¥vard S. Johansen is a cartoonist and fine artist living in Oslo, Norway. He wrote and illustrated 2 recent books for the European publisher Jippi, including Stumtjener, about his battle with cancer. He also worked as a character designer for the hit film Trollhunter. T.J. Kirsch is an author and artist published by Oni Press, Image and Archie Comics, and NBM Graphic Novels. His recent works include She Died In Terrebonne with writer Kevin Church, So Buttons written by Jonathan Baylis, and his original graphic novel Pride Of The Decent Man for NBM. He lives in upstate New York with his wife and daughter. See more of his work at www.tjkirsch.com Coskun Kuzgun is an accomplished illustrator and comic artist residing in Turkey. Previous work includes the visceral horror series Vine written by Blake J.K. Chen. Jesse Lonergan is a cartoonist and illustrator living in Pennsylvania. His previous books for NBM include All Star, Flower and Fade, and Joe and Azat. Jeremy Massie is an author and artist best known for his graphic novel All My Ghosts and the hit superhero series Amazing Age. He lives in Virginia with his family. Jason Pittman is an independent cartoonist and self publisher from Portland, Oregon. His book The War For Kaleb was published after a successful crowdfunding campaign. Adam Walmsley is a graduate of the acclaimed Kubert School, worked as a staff production artist and colorist at Archie Comics, and has contributed art to the NY Times Bestselling comic series Stuff Of Legend. He works as a caricaturist and fine artist in Cabot, PA. J.T. Yost is a cartoonist living and working in New York City. He also runs Birdcage Bottom Books, an independent micro press and distributor, and has crowdfunded and edited several successful comic anthologies.