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In the search for Dead Fred's killer, Gwen Dylan has learned more than she bargained for and discovers that she's been wrong about a great many things. Now she finds herself faced with a choice: risk losing all that she is, or become a real monster. As if that weren't enough, a confrontation with one of the fearless monster hunters leads in unexpected directions.
I was asked on one of the Vertigo panels at SDCC the other week why it is I write about female protagonists so often, and the answer is simple, really. It’s because I have the tastes and interests of an eight year old girl. Ask anyone who knows me, and they’ll confirm it. (And Nickelodeon’s iCarly really is one of my favorite shows on television.)
I wrote Dark Rain during a hurricane called “Ike,” evacuated to Austin, TX, awash in uncertainty and memories of Katrina just three years earlier. I live in Houston, TX, on the Gulf Coast, which is basically a bowling alley for hurricanes every summer. That’s just our reality.
A crime thriller set in the days before, during, and following hurricane Katrina, DARK RAIN: A New Orleans Story by Mat Johnson and artist Simon Gane is on sale in comic book stores now and will be available at bookstores tomorrow.
The second volume of THE UNWRITTEN, Inside Man comes out today everywhere books are sold and since THE UNWRITTEN is about the story behind stories, I thought it’d be fun to celebrate Volume 2 by going through the secret origin of Mike Carey and Peter Gross’ history at Vertigo; a kinda 3-part series about and