Ben Hatke has published comic stories in the Flight series as well as Flight Explorer. In addition to writing and drawing comics, he also paints in the naturalist tradition and, occasionally, performs one-man fire shows. He lives and works in the Shenandoah Valley with his wife and a boisterous pack of daughters. Zita the Spacegirl is his first graphic novel.
"Stellar . . . Hatke's storytelling and worldbuilding are top-notch, ebulliently juxtaposed against vibrantly expressive art . . . Fans of the series: Don't miss this." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review "As this fine adventure comes to its final pages, Hatke leaves the door just a bit ajar for more interstellar exploits." --Booklist, starred review "Marvelously inventive!" --Boing Boing on the Zita Series "A page-turner!" --Scripps Howard on the Zita Series "Wonderful!" --Wired Geek Dad on the Zita Series