Howard Zimmerman and Z File shepherded six Hill and Wang titles to publication [while I was publisher at Hill and Wang] two of which became New York Times bestselling graphic novels. From conception to realization and delivery, Howard was a consummate professional and his myriad skills are evident on every page of every book he undertook for the imprint.
Thomas LeBien Vice President and Senior Editor Simon and Schuster
Howard Zimmerman’s Z File Inc. is my go-to packaging concern. From science, to military history, to fiction, Z File produces top-quality titles with professionalism and proficiency. Howard’s decades of experience and savvy allow Z File to meet any publishing challenge and produce the perfect product.
Marc Resnick Senior Editor St. Martin’s Press
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Category Archives: Comic Books
WILL EISNER WEEK
On March 6th, Will Eisner would have been 97 years old. For the uninitiated, Eisner (after whom the major awards in the comic book industry are named) was one of the founding fathers of the modern comic book. His studio, … Continue reading
The Sci-Fi Explosion
The late 1970s and early 1980s saw the greatest explosion of science fiction since the 1940s, when the genre had found its first audience here in America. In 1977, Starlog magazine published a preview of an upcoming new space-opera that … Continue reading
THE “SUPER” MARKET
In 1976 I was still teaching third grade in the New York public school system, but I was also writing freelance for magazines about pop culture subjects, like science fiction and comics. I had a column called “The “Super” Market … Continue reading
BREAKING INTO COMICS
Okay—so I’m a Boomer. Some good from that—“sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll”—and some not so good: aging, friends and relatives passing away, the assassination of the president and his brother, and Martin Luther King, Jr.; the Vietnam War. But … Continue reading
Ray Bradbury R.I.P.
I just heard the sad news of Ray Bradbury’s passing. He was a one-of-a-kind soul, bountifully gifted, unflaggingly positive, a loving and caring man, beloved by all who met him. Ray was only 91 . . . he thought he … Continue reading
SCIENCE FICTION, DINOSAURS, AND COMIC BOOKS
When I was a child, I had several major loves. These included science fiction, paleontology, and graphic storytelling. I knew them better as sci-fi, dinosaurs, and comics. Some kids wanted to be a fireman or a cowboy. I wanted to … Continue reading