By: Darren G. Davis and Jerome Maid
Killing Geronimo: The high-stakes global pursuit and dramatic end of Osama bin Laden at the hands of America’s expertly trained Navy SEALS continues to be one of the most talked-about subjects of the year. Killing Geronimo: The Hunt For Osama Bin Laden (on-sale December 4; Hardcover; $15.00) is a retelling, in graphic novel form, of America’s global search for the most notorious fugitive in modern times.
Beginning with the tragedy of September 11, 2001, to the final events in Pakistan, Killing Geronimo recreates the major events in the historically accurate timeline of the hunt for Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Lade
The initial order by President George W. Bush to find him wherever he might be hiding
The CIA’s tracking of the courier that would lead to bin Laden’s whereabouts in Pakistan
The U.S.’s construction of a facsimile of bin Laden’s compound
The tense, high-stakes meeting between President Obama and the rest of his high command
The final firefight between bin Laden and the U.S. Navy SEALs.
Killing Geronimo takes its title from the code name given Osama bin Laden during Operation Neptune Spear, the successful Navy SEALs mission which ended his reign on May 2, 2011.
The graphic novel being published by Simon & Shuster and Bluewater Productions is written by Darren Davis and Jerome Maida with art by Stefano Cardoselli.