On the occasion of Veterans Day, what better book to preview than the extraordinary LUCKY IN LOVE by George Chieffet and Stephen DeStefano. The story follows Lucky Testatuda, a young man from New Jersey who discovers a lot about life and love in World War II. Stationed in the Air Force in the Pacific Theater, life for Lucky is a mix of worrying about death, inflicting fiery death upon others, and confronting the differences between fantasy and reality.
DeStefano is an animation veteran of many shows, and, yes he is the same guy whose cute kitty is in cancer treatment right now. Her’s auctioning off some sweet Venture Bros. animation art to help pay for the treatment.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.