J.F. Holmes is a retired Army Senior Noncomissioned Officer, having served for 22 years in both the Regular Army and Army National Guard. During that time, he served as everything from an artillery section leader to a member of a Division level planning staff, with tours in Cuba and Iraq, as well as responding to the terrorists attacks in NYC on 9-11.
From 2010 to 2014 he wrote wrote the immensely popular military cartoon strip, "Power Point Ranger", poking fun at military life in the tradition of Beetle Bailey and Willy & Joe. IN 2013, the first book of the popular Military Science Fiction series "Irregular Scout Team One" was published, and the tenth book in the series this year. His works range from Military Sci-Fi to Space Opera to Detective to Fantasy, and in 2017 two were finalists for the prestigious Dragon Awards.
As of July 2018, Mr. Holmes has written seventeen books and two novellas. Also look for his work in Michael Z Williamson's Freehold anthologies.
Scheduled Programming Events Featuring John Holmes
Name of Event
Pulps, Comics and the Movies
Leia Powell moderates this panel on the inside scoop behind the intertwined worlds of pulps, comic books, graphic novels and the big screen.
Autograph Session (K. Bogen, Holmes, Howard, Monroe, Witzke)
Autograph sessions will be located in the Dealer's Room. Authors will cycle through hourly, except for the author's that have their own tables who will be available when they are not scheduled in the program. Limit 5 books (if you bring more, get 5 signed and go to the back of the line.)