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The Story of Protector

Protector is an idea that can’t be pinned down to any one brain. Simon took the first step when he made a project about godlike aliens assisting in a post-apocalypse archaeological dig. I asked Simon questions about the world, which started … Continue reading

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Protector

Finally I can talk about this! Image Comics has just announced the post-apocalyptic sci-fi comic series PROTECTOR. Written by Simon Roy and Daniel M. Bensen, drawn by Artyom Trakhanov, colors by Jason Wordie and letters by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou. #1 cover by James Stokoe! It … Continue reading

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Five Star Reviews: Habitat by Simon Roy

Yesterday I received two books with Warren Ellis endorsements. One was Pirate Utopia by Bruce Sterling, the other was Habitat, by Simon Roy. Looks like Ellis and I both have great taste. I worked with Simon at the beginning, middle, … Continue reading

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78 Creating Background with Turbofanatic

  I’m talking with Turbofanatic, author of Aphelion, Deltavengers, and co-author and illustrator of Wheel in the Sky. We talk about using objects to add background and depth to a story, starting with Aphelion, a reaction to the reaction to our world. We are always fighting … Continue reading

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58 Narrative Technology with Turbofanatic

    Yes it’s the illustrious  Turbofanatic with us once again! The author of Aphelion and Deltavengers  is talking with me about some of the themes of Wheel in the Sky (our collaborative project alongside Michael Silva ). That theme, of course, is Narrative Technology, or how we use … Continue reading

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51 Science and anti-science with Turbofanatic

LISTEN to podcast I’m back with Turbofanatic (of Wheel in the Sky, Aphelion and Deltavengers fame). He should not have meddled with God’s Creation! (once again) Coats‘s rule of storytelling #19: Coincidences to get characters into trouble are great; coincidences to get them out of it are … Continue reading

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50 Science and science fiction with Turbofanatic

LISTEN to podcast  I’m talking this week with Turbofanatic (who you may remember from Singularity and King and her awesome comics Aphelion and Deltavengers). Nobody cares where the heat’s going. Nobody’s going to die if I write a bad comic. Writing a … Continue reading

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45 Outlining with Simon Roy

LISTEN to podcast “What about the Tiger-men, hippies? You didn’t plan on them did you?”  Simon Roy and Matt Sheean‘s Mars project is ongoing…but I can’t tell you anything about that. Hush hush! New Frontiers (now finished and available for beta readers! … Continue reading

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44 Contained vrs. resolved stories with Simon Roy

LISTEN to the podcast It’s Simon Roy again, telling us about his new project with Ed Brisson, the Field, out now! The Field is a story shrouded in mystery, but I do have it from a reliable authority that it also has … Continue reading

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38 Collaborative projects with Steve LeCouiliard

LISTEN to podcast I’m talking again with artist, cartoonist, and writer Steve LeCouiliard, creator of Una the Blade. We continue our smarty-pants talk about such things as: Elephantmen Steve’s multi-artist collaborative project in the Una-verse. (yes, I am going to keep calling it that) … Continue reading

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