August 20, 2014

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General Questions

What is Billy Tucci’s A Child is Born?

Billy Tucci’s A Child is Born is a graphic novella by award-winning author and illustrator, Billy Tucci. Adapted from the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, and painstakingly researched with Nativity scholars, Tucci’s beautiful artwork brings forth a stunning rendition of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ.

Digitally painted by Paul Mounts and lettered by Bill Tortolini, A Child is Born is a wonderful Christmas tradition to be shared with friends and family for years to come.

Was A Child is Born published by/for a particular denomination?

No. A Child is Born is a Biblically-inspired account of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ. It was not created with any specific denomination in mind. The creators of A Child is Born come from both Catholic and Protestant backgrounds.

Which Biblical translation was used in the development of A Child is Born?

A Child is Born is based on the King James Version of the Gospels According to Matthew and Luke. Apostle Arts chose this translation because it is in the public domain. Unless otherwise indicated, any direct Scripture quotations are from the King James Version of the Holy Bible.

How can I get my copy of A Child is Born signed by the author?

Currently, the best way to get your book(s) signed is to visit Billy’s booth at one of the many comic conventions happening around the country. Visit the Appearances page for more information on Billy’s show schedule, in-store signings, and other author appearances.

Is A Child is Born available in multiple languages?

Currently, A Child is Born is only available in English. Apostle Arts is evaluating a Latin American Spanish translation for sale in the United States and Canada. Other translation rights will be negotiated as appropriate. E-mail achildisborn@apostlearts.com for more information.

Is there a digital edition of A Child is Born?

Yes! A digital edition of  A Child is Born is available in the Apple iTunes Bookstore for iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone. The Kindle Fire and Nook formats do not currently support the fixed layout format necessary to display double-page comic spreads. Visit the Download iBook page for more information.