Posted on Jun 16 2015

Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape

Today brings the release of my first middle-grade children’s novel, Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape: Attack of the Alien Horde. It’s a story about a seventh-grade boy who comes into possession of a cape that turns him into a superhero. The novel is a hybrid format containing mostly prose, but also 65 pages of comics by illustrator Dusty Higgins—whenever Miles becomes a superhero, the book switches to comics. Attack of the Alien Horde has a nice write-up in School Library Journal, and the Junior Library Guild made it one ...Read More
Posted on Jun 06 2015

June 6, 1944

On June 6, 1944, my grandmother’s brother Tommy, a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne, was dropped behind German lines as part of the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Tommy was killed in action while defending the small French village of Graignes ...Read More
Posted on Jun 01 2015

A Busier Month

What is it about June? Last year at this time I wrote a post about how busy the month was going to be. This year, June is even busier. 6/3 sees the release of Green Lantern #41, the first issue ...Read More
Posted on Jun 02 2014

A Busy Month

Unless I’m mistaken, this June marks the first time since I began writing comics that I’ll have a new release in stores each Wednesday of the month. Things kick off on 6/4 with Green Lantern #32, Part 3 of the ...Read More
Posted on Dec 31 2013

The Year in Review

1,085.  That’s the number of pages I published this year, whether in the monthly comics series X-O Manowar, Green Lantern, and Green Lantern Corps, or the graphic novel adaptations of Blue Bloods and the Percy Jackson and the Olympians novels.  ...Read More
Posted on Dec 31 2012

The Year in Review

2012 is in the books, and it was a busy one.  All told, I wrote 562 pages of comics during the last 12 months, and that doesn’t include the work I’ve done on what is going to be the largest ...Read More
Posted on Oct 29 2012

X-Olympian

I’m a huge fan of the Olympics.  Winter or Summer games, you can be sure the TV in my house is running 24/7 during the events.  I’ll watch fencing.  I’ll watch curling.  I’ll watch anything, as long as the Americans ...Read More
Posted on Oct 10 2012

“Planet Death” and “Demon Knights”

My, that sounds ominous. A couple of announcements today.  First up, Associated Press breaks the news that big things are on the horizon in the next arc of X-O Manowar.  Everything we’ve done with the series up to now has been ...Read More
Posted on Aug 29 2012

X-O Manowar #4 in stores!

The fourth installment of my ongoing series with Cary Nord is available in stores and through comiXology today.  This marks the end of the series’ first major arc and will launch the book into the next storyline, “Enter: Ninjak,” which ...Read More
Posted on Jul 05 2012

The Surrogates: Case Files #1 available for download!

The next chapter of The Surrogates is here.  It’s great to return to the characters and setting that gave me my start as a comics writer, and even better to reunite with Brett Weldele, my first collaborator.  Case Files #1 ...Read More

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