Zac Brown’s Southern Ground is pleased to announce the addition of Dabel Brothers Publishing to the Southern Ground family of partners. Dabel Brothers will become the publishing arm for the company and already have several upcoming books in the works.
Collaborating and producing work with Brown, Dabel Brothers Publishing will roll out a full line of licensed, high-visibility graphic novels, adult coloring books, comics, and specialty publications to book trade and specialty markets, as well as new intellectual properties including ones created by Brown himself.
“We are very excited to be part of the Southern Ground family! Zac Brown is an amazing talent and businessman with some incredible ideas, and I am thrilled to have a chance to bring his big ideas to life visually,” said Les Dabel, Senior Vice President of Business Operations for Dabel Brothers Publishing.
The Dabel Brothers have worked with George R.R. Martin, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Jim Butcher and Stephen King. Their first piece of work published with Southern Ground is a coloring book featuring Southern Ground Brand Ambassador, Retired Staff Sargent Johnny “Joey” Jones, and is based on his time in the military and as a Veteran. Blown Away is currently available on Amazon.
“We’re excited to welcome Dabel Brothers Publishing into our family of partners. We think these guys are super talented and look forward to adding our Southern Ground magic to what they do to make them even more successful. Through their work in graphic novels and comic books they give us an amazing outlet for the creative minds at Southern Ground to reach a new audience,” said Jeff Willard, Southern Ground CEO.
ABOUT SOUTHERN GROUND
All under one roof, Southern Ground is Zac Brown’s unique lifestyle brand that is firmly based on a strong belief in originality, quality and philanthropy. Each of the distinctive companies in the Southern Ground family is brimming with incredibly passionate artists brought under one roof to work together and create experiences that go beyond the craft, the food or the music. Southern Ground’s efforts work to help develop Zac’s biggest passion: Camp Southern Ground.
ABOUT DABEL BROTHERS PUBLISHING
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Dabel Brothers Publishing is a comic book, graphic novel, and pop culture product studio dedicated to bringing high quality content to fans. Dabel Brothers first became known for its stunning adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”) “The Hedge Knight” in 2003. Since then, it has produced countless titles and adapted novels by numerous bestselling authors, including Laurell K. Hamilton, Orson Scott Card, Raymond E. Feist, Robert Jordan, Jim Butcher, Charlaine Harris, Dean Koontz, Stephen King, Tad Williams, Richard A. Knaak and Robert Silverberg. More information can be found at www.dabelbrothers.com.