Harlem Hellfighter Honored in Graphic Novel

A part of AUSA’s latest version of “Medal of Honor.” (AUSA)

Johnson didn’t escape unhurt, nevertheless. He sustained 21 accidents in whole, together with three gunshot wounds, the French official journal reported.

Unable to renew work as a railway porter upon his discharge, Johnson’s well being declined till he died destitute on the age of 36.

Historians later situated his grave at Arlington and petitioned for Johnson to be awarded for his service. President Invoice Clinton posthumously awarded Johnson the Purple Coronary heart in 1996, and President Barack Obama gave him the Medal of Honor in 2015.

The novel, a part of a sequence honoring Medal of Honor recipients, may be learn without cost as a part of the Affiliation of the U.S. Military’s Guide Program.

“It has been particularly thrilling to spotlight figures like Henry Johnson, who have been well-known in their very own day however want an introduction to a brand new era of readers,” Joseph Craig, director of the AUSA Guide Program, mentioned in a assertion to Simply the Information.

The collaborative group included script-writing by Chuck Dixon (Marvel’s “Punisher”), drawings by PJ Holden (”Choose Dredd,” “World of Tanks”), shade work by Peter Pantazis (“Justice League,” “Superman,” “Wolverine”) and lettering by Troy Peteri (“Spiderman,” “Iron Man,” “X-Males”).

Upcoming editions of the sequence embody spotlights on Civil Struggle surgeon Dr. Mary Walker and Holocaust survivor and Korean Struggle veteran Cpl. Tibor Rubin.

Readers can view the total graphic story right here.


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