The Civil War Diary of Freeman Colby, Vol. 3
Drawn by Marek Bennett
Comics Workshop (2023)
5”x7” / 534 pages / color cover / b&w interior
PAPERBACK PRICE: $24.95
The continuing adventures of a Yankee schoolteacher in the Union Army.
JANUARY-MAY, 1864: While Freeman Colby recovers his health in a D.C. hospital, the war works unforeseen changes all around him…. Featuring the stories of schoolteachers & bricklayers, radicals & refugees, nurses & politicians – Drawn from their actual diaries, letters, sketchbooks, & more!
VOL. 3 Table of Contents
All the preview pages, source notes, & special features…
Vol. 3 Primary Sources
A few of my historical “collaborators”…
Vol. 3 Poster Gallery
Full-color poster art & source images, side by side.
From Primary Sources to Comics ➤
Building characters & storylines from multiple primary sources…
VIDEOS: “How to Draw Freeman Colby”
Check out this growing list of videos demonstrating Marek’s stick-figure historical cartooning approach… Then try drawing your own!
The Freeman Colby series is made possible entirely by reader support. THANKS to all our patrons, readers, program hosts, & friends! ~ Marek
For updates & special offers:
- 25 JAN 2023 = On-Sale Date LAUNCH EVENT @ Concord, NH!
- DEC. 2022: The Books Arrive!
- OCT. 2022: Production Timeline + Final Print Proofs!…
- SEPT. 2022: Front cover sneak-peeks + Vol. 3 Sources
- SUMMER 2022: Building the book…
- MAY 2022: KICKSTARTER = Funded (Thanks, Backers!)
- SPRING 2022: Page artwork completed!
[PREVIEW ARCHIVE >>]
- 2020-2022: Drawing & researching… (Thanks, Patrons!)
- FALL 2019: Vol. 3 Research Roadtrip to DC & Virginia >>
All artwork ©2022 Marek Bennett
All rights reserved. No portion of this book (except small portions for review or non-commercial purposes) may be reproduced in any form without written permission from the artist.
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