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London Screen Writer’s Festival, October 23rd

I’ve been invited to host two of my favourite writers, onstage, for an awesome topic: Being Human In A Fantastic World. On Friday, October 23rd, I’ll interview Nicole Perlman, who wrote Guardians of the Galaxy (and we have her to thank from plucking the comic book out of virtual obscurity and brining it to Marvel’s attention) and […]

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Why Comic Con Matters

Every year, thousands of comics fans gather in San Diego to celebrate the sub-culture (turned pop-culture) of comics. And I’m using “comics” in the American, graphic novel sense of the word, not the more childish comic strip way that’s used in Britain by The Beano. People fly from all around the world to attend the […]

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The Genius of Marvel

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you will have no doubt noticed that I’m obsessed with world-building. It’s a skill and an art. Some creatives do it well (J.J.Abrams, Joss Whedon) and others not so well (no need to name names). Last night the first trailer broke for Marvel’s newest edition to its […]

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