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No Act Of (Small) Kindness Is Ever Wasted – Making Readers Care, Hans Zimmer and The Deuce

If you’re going to try to write for a living you need to be a manipulator. Get the readers thinking you’re going one way, surprise them by pulling the rug […]

New York Comic Con schedule

I’ll be at this year’s NYCC, at the Jacob Javits Center October 5th-8th. Here’s where to find me over the four days: Thursday 5th 1-2pm – Signing at 2000AD, Booth 2244 Friday […]

Kingsman: The Red Diamond, Suicide Squad #20, Judge Dredd, Action Comics, Trinity…

… and many other things. The problem with being so busy on a bunch of cool projects is you don’t have the time to update the blog to tell anyone […]

The Black Vault – Suicide Squad TPB collection, signings and Trinity Annual

Tomorrow’s March 1st – Leeks, daffodils, St David etc – and it also sees the release of the first SUICIDE SQUAD TPB collection of the Rebirth run by Jim Lee […]

John Romita Jr and Eddy Barrows join Suicide Squad

That’s the headline news. From issue #11 the next arc of Suicide Squad will have Romita Jr drawing the main storyline. Comics royalty. I’ve been reading and enjoying Romita’s comics since his […]

A Christmas Dredd, Suicide Squad #8 and a Task Force X playlist

2016 has allowed me to work with some pretty special artists. I talked about this in some detail on my last blog post, but this Wednesday 14th’s releases bring that […]

Only as good as your artist

One thing I learned a while back, when it comes to writing comics: you are only ever as good, or as bad, as the artist you’re working with. So sell […]

Suicide Squad #2 and Gary Frank on Harley Quinn

It’s been a crazy busy time, hence no updates here. San Diego comic con was huge fun but it dug a week in my schedule, it was the summer holidays – […]

San Diego Comic-con schedule

So, next week, from July 20th-24th, I’ll be attending San Diego Comic-con for the first time in over a decade. Here’s where to find me and when. I’ll be the […]

Judge Dredd: Titan

So, today, the JUDGE DREDD: TITAN GN is released in comic shops. It’s a lovely thing. Look: Most Dredd ‘epics’ traditionally have multiple artists and, occasionally, more than one writer, so […]

Unfollow London signing. Stuff starts! Stuff ends…

It’s a bit bittersweet to be saying goodbye to Martian Manhunter, J’onn J’onzz and his various incarnations. But we’re coming up on #12 (out 18th May) and the final issue […]

Suicide Squad with Jim Lee

My big news out of Wondercon last weekend, and the DC Rebirth announcements, was that I’m the writer on the new SUICIDE SQUAD series, launching in August to coincide with the […]

To Kill A Mocking Klegg

With apologies to the late Harper Lee. Part three of UNDERCOVER KLEGG by me and D’israeli is in today’s 2000AD #1971. D’israeli remains one of my favourite people to collaborate […]

HARLEY QUINN, JIM LEE, RM GUERA, SENSITIVE KLEGG & more…

It’s been a really busy time. Work’s been extremely, well, busy and I moved house just before Christmas – don’t ever move house just before Christmas. It’s a silly thing […]

Some quick notes on story structure

I was one of the Judges at the 2000AD Pitchfest at Thought Bubble on the weekend, and while there were some good ideas there by several of the entrents (and […]

UNFOLLOW being developed for TV, MARTIAN MANHUNTER #6 out today

File under ‘hugely exciting’. News broke overnight that UNFOLLOW, the new Vertigo series by myself and Mike Dowling (and team), is being developed for television by ABC, with The Originals […]