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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THE PEN IS MIGHTIER . . .
On January 7th, freedom of expression was brutally attacked as crazed gunmen penetrated the offices of the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. The attack resulted in the deaths of eleven people who worked there: Stephane Charbonnier; Elsa Cayat; … Continue reading
REALLY SCARY MOVIES
I just finished reading Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep, the long-awaited sequel to The Shining. Doctor Sleep is an excellent read: not exactly a ghost story; not exactly a horror story; but enough of both to keep you away from small … Continue reading
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
Ellison, Star Wars, and Me
So there I am, walking the floor of a major science-fiction convention in a New York City hotel, circa 1980. Back in the day, comic books and artwork and merchandise were always part of any con. I was the editor … Continue reading
R.I.P. Frederick Pohl
The future died two days ago, with the passing of science-fiction giant and legend Frederick Pohl. Pohl was the last of the original Futurians, the direct link back to Hugo Gernsback and the beginnings of American science fiction. He was … Continue reading
ASIMOV HUNG UP
As I was saying. . . . My first assignment as an assistant editor at Starlog Magazine was to edit an essay by the great Isaac Asimov on the possibility of actual faster-than-light travel. I read through its 5 or … Continue reading
Long Live the King
Ray Harryhausen died yesterday, on May 7th, at home in London, at the age of 92. This truly marks the end of an era. When Ray was 13 he saw Willis O’Brien’s magical stop-motion work on King Kong, and his … Continue reading