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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Tons of Storm, Turok, and Superman interviews

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In the last couple of weeks, I’ve been interviewed a bunch of times by different cool folks about different projects. Here are some excerpts and links – feel free to check ’em out!

Storm herself (as cosplayed awesomely by Janel McClain, above) interviewed me at the Special Edition NYC comic con for Word of the Nerd.

I talk a lot about the use of history in MAGNETO TESTAMENT, questions of Native American representation in TUROK, and compare Superman and Storm in this interview for Weekly Comic Book Review.

Here’s podcast I did with Ryan and Ben for Marvel.com about the upcoming STORM series.

Comic Attack asked me fun questions about Amadeus Cho.

Dynamic Forces asked me about the new STORM book – and I spill a little about the possible importance of Hank McCoy.

Unleash the Fanboy asked me about Storm, Hercules, the gay romance in X-TREME X-MEN, and what I’d do if I weren’t writing comics. Here’s an excerpt:

You’re trying to learn about and understand people from all different backgrounds and places and tell stories that connect in some way and help people … When we’re writing, we’re struggling to understand the world, you know what I’m saying, and sharing that experience will hopefully help other people as they’re making those same kinds of efforts. This sounds a little silly but because you don’t want to overplay what we do in creating pop culture, but there’s a way that stories bring people together, you know what I mean? That’s what makes us human. Storytelling is probably the most intensely human thing that we do. It’s something maybe that humans do that nobody else does.

Geeked Out Nation interviewed me about Batman, Superman, and Storm.

If your desktop Mac’s internet connection is super slow for no reason…

… it might be because your iPhone is plugged in and “Personal Hotspot” is enabled.

I’ve been struggling with this one for a few days now — I have great broadband connection in my office but the internet on my desktop computer was super slow. Then I realized it was only happening when my iPhone was plugged in for charging. Most obviously, any site using Youtube wouldn’t fully load. Youtube itself wouldn’t load.

And then I realized I had “Personal Hotspot” activated on my iPhone. (I use the Personal Hotspot setting when out of the office to get an internet connection into my laptop — and sometimes forget to turn it off.)

I deactivated “Personal Hotspot” and internet speed on the desktop returned to normal.

Either the computer got confused with multiple choices for internet access and just bogged down. Or, stupidly, the computer was using the iPhone connection via USB rather than the much better office broadband connection.

Just sharing on the off chance it help someone else!

2014.06.25 – TUROK: DINOSAUR HUNTER #5 in stores! Art by Tak Miyazawa!

UPDATE – the book actually comes out THIS week, on Wednesday, June 25! Please do check it out!

The latest issue of TUROK: DINOSAUR HUNTER hits stores this Wednesday! Wherein our Native American hero heads West and meets Altani, the pteranodon-riding daughter of Genghis Khan and the vanguard of the Mongol invasion of the Americas in 1210 AD!

Read on for a lettered five page preview — and ask your local retailer to hold a copy for you today!

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See you at Special Edition NYC!

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I’m packed up and ready for this weekend!

See you at the Special Edition NYC comic con Saturday and Sunday — I’ll be at Table T9 in Artists’ Alley selling my graphic novel CODE MONKEY SAVE WORLD, my one shot comic LOS ROBOS, and various other books.

Click here for more info and to buy your tickets!

See you in the morning!

Special RED variant CODE MONKEY SAVE WORLD trades for sale at Special Edition NYC!

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Yes, I’m going to the Special Edition NYC comic book convention this weekend — and I’ll be selling both the regular trade paperbacks and the SPECIAL RED VARIANT trade paperback of CODE MONKEY SAVE WORLD in Artists’ Alley at table T9!

Buy your tickets to the con here!

Here’s my whole schedule for the con.

Come see, come see!

Talking about SUPERMAN DOOMED on DC All Access

List of books in the SUPERMAN DOOMED crossover!

I’ve gotten a number of questions about the books in the current SUPERMAN DOOMED crossover that’s running through most of the Superman books right now. So here it is! Feel free to ask your local retailer to order the books for you!

MAY

SUPERMAN: DOOMED #1

ACTION COMICS #31

SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #8

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #11

SUPERMAN #31

JUNE

ACTION COMICS #32

SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #9

JULY

ACTION COMICS #33

SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #10

ACTION COMICS ANNUAL  #3

SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN ANNUAL #1

AUGUST

ACTION COMICS #34

SUPERGIRL #34

SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #11

SUPERMAN: DOOMED #2

2014.06.14 – 06.15 – Greg Pak’s Special Edition NYC schedule!

I’ll be at the Special Edition NYC comic convention on June 14 and 15 in Artists’ Alley, Table T9, signing books and selling rare physical copies of CODE MONKEY SAVE WORLD, the graphic novel I wrote based on the songs of Jonathan Coulton! Come see, come see!

I’ll also be on the following panels:

SATURDAY, JUNE 14

11:15 – 12:15 – Kickstarter and Comics: How to Fund Your Dream Project – Theater B – 1E21

2:45 – 3:45 – MARVEL: Next Big Thing – Theater A – 1E19

SUNDAY, JUNE 15

12:15 – 1:15 – DC COMICS – Batman 75th Anniversary – Theater A – 1E19 (I’m double booked, so I’ll just be at the first half of this panel)

12:15 – 1:15 – Self Publishing – Theater B – 1E21 (I’m double booked, so I’ll be at the second half of this panel)

 

BATMAN/SUPERMAN Volume One makes the NYT Best Sellers list!

Hey, just noticed this — BATMAN/SUPERMAN Volume 1, written by yours truly with art by Jae Lee and Ben Oliver, has spent the last three weeks on the New York Times Hard Cover Graphic Books Best Sellers list! Here’s where it first showed up, on May 25.

Thanks so much to everyone who’s been buying and stocking the book! Y’all are the best!

Where can you buy the CODE MONKEY SAVE WORLD graphic novel?

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The CODE MONKEY SAVE WORLD graphic novel written by yours truly and based on the songs of Jonathan Coulton is complete! You can buy the individual issues digitally at Comixology. And you can buy the whole graphic novel in physical form from one of our retailer friends and/or Kickstarter backers below!

I’m also selling the book in person at my appearances and signings — the next place you can pick it up from me in person is at the Special Edition NYC comic book convention, June 14 and 15 at the Jacob Javitz Center in Manhattan. I’ll be in Artists Alley.

I’ll update this list with more stores soon. In the meantime, feel free to contact these fine establishments to get your copy!

Red Sky Comics
617 W. Main Street
Merced, CA 95340

Menachem Luchins
Escape Pod Comics
302 Main Street
Huntington NY 11743
@EscapePodComics
http://escapepodcomics.com/

The Fallout Shelter: Comics, Games & Collectibles
320 Raritan Ave
Highland Park NJ
732-354-4520
mark@falloutsheltercomics.com
http://falloutsheltercomics.com/

Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy (R) Austin
2438 West Anderson Lane Suite B-1
Austin, TX 78757
(512) 454-2399
dlair.net/austin

Cliff Biggers
Dr. No’s Comics & Games SuperStore
Blackwell Square Shopping Center
3372 Canton Road Suite 104
Marietta GA 30066
770.422.4642
www.drnos.com

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