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Writer Mike Carey on THE UNWRITTEN: TOMMY TAYLOR AND THE SHIP THAT SANK TWICE

Spanning 7 volumes and over 50 issues, The New York Times bestselling comic book series THE UNWRITTEN by the celebrated team of Mike Carey and artist Peter Gross, has riffed on the epic poem, the coming of age story, the Choose Your Own Adventure, the fantasy and murder mysteries alike, with cameo appearances by Rudyard Kipling, Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde and other literary figures.

5.2 Reasons Ivan Reis Rocks

When it comes to creating unforgettable comic books, having a great artist as well as an amazing writer sort of comes part-and-parcel with the package. You know, cause of the whole graphic storytelling thing. It's, like, literally one-half of the phrase.

A skilled artist not only creates eye-popping imagery but also uses that imagery to bring the story to life through panel-to-panel sequential storytelling. It's a difficult skill to master, but if skills were hit points, artist Ivan Reis might as well be a Level 99 Kryptonian Flame Dragon.

Grant Morrison's Wacky Batman Adventure

Little did I suspect when I accepted the BATMAN writing assignment back in 2006 that I’d wind up spending the next six years writing the longest continued comic story I’ve ever attempted. I thought I’d said most of what I had to say about the character with Arkham Asylum, Gothic, and Batman’s appearances in JLA. Clearly, I was wrong. 

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