Looking back, it wasn’t the most prolific year of my career (for one thing, it’s the first time since 1997 that there’s a calendar year without a new novel by me published), but I had a bunch of stuff out…..
“Six Red Dragons: An Adventure of Shirley Holmes & Jack Watson” in Baker Street Irregulars: The Game is Afoot
“House Hunting” in They Keep Killing Glenn
Each month on Patreon, I wrote a vignette featuring one of my original characters:
- Super City Cops: “Plea Bargain” and “Fuck, Marry, Kill”
- Dragon Precinct: “A Unexpected Trip to Sandy Brook Way,” “Don’t Ask the Question if You Don’t Want the Answer,” “Gan Brightblade and the Swamp of Kormak,” and “The Streak”
- Shirley Holmes & Jack Watson: “Repaying a Favor” and “An Inherited Phone Case”
- Cassie Zukav: “Papa’s Pool”
- Bram Gold: “Sunday Night at the Kingfisher’s Tail,” “The Principle of the Thing,” and “The True Meaning of Hanukkah”
Star Trek Graphic Novel Collection Volume 33: TNG: Perchance to Dream (reprinting my 1999 comic book miniseries)
“‘Fool for Love’: Railroaded” in Outside in Takes a Stab: 138 New Perspectives on 138 Buffy Episodes by 138 Writers
“Brave Heart: Why Tegan Jovanka was a 21st-Century-Style Companion Before the 21st Century” in Children of Time: The Companions of Doctor Who
Every Friday, Tor.com presents “4-Color to 35-Millimeter: The Great Superhero Movie Rewatch,” looking back at all the live-action movies based on superhero comic books. This year’s rewatch entries covered: Steel, Spawn, Howard the Duck, Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D., Captain America (1990), Fantastic Four (1994), Generation X, Justice League of America, The Spirit (1987), The Spirit (2008), Blade, Blade II, Blade Trinity, X-Men, X2: X-Men United, X-Men: The Last Stand, Superman Returns, The Hulk, Spider-Man (2002), Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3, Daredevil, Elektra, Hellboy, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Witchblade, Catwoman, Constantine, Man-Thing, Fantastic Four (2005), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Ghost Rider, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, V for Vendetta, Watchmen, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, The Wolverine, Logan, Kick-Ass, Kick-Ass 2, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk (2008), Iron Man 2, Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger, Avengers, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Jonah Hex, Green Lantern, X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse, Red Sonja, Dick Tracy (1990), Men in Black, Men in Black II, and Men in Black 3
In addition, for Tor.com, I reviewed the following: Mary Shelley, Luke Cage season 2, Iron Fist season 2, Venom, Aquaman, and all the episodes of Star Trek: Discovery and Short Treks as they were released.
On Patreon I reviewed the following movies: Proud Mary, Black Panther, Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Avengers: Infinity War, Deadpool 2, Solo: A Star Wars Story, The Incredibles 2, Ant-Man & The Wasp, BlacKkKlansman, First Man, Animal Kingdom, and The Grand Budapest Hotel.
Also on Patreon, I reviewed the following TV shows: the Doctor Who 2017 Christmas Special, Major Crimes, Feed the Beast, Breakout Kings, Black Lightning (both the initial episodes and a later overview of the first season), The Alienist, M*A*S*H seasons 3-11, Lucifer, Lethal Weapon, Mindhunter season 1, Jessica Jones season 2, Doctor Who‘s “The End of the World,” “City of Death,” and “The Woman Who Fell to Earth,” Deception, New Tricks seasons 1-9, NCIS, NCIS: New Orleans, Magnum P.I., Claws, Better Call Saul, The Good Place, Snowfall, Daredevil season 3, and Animal Kingdom.
Diary text in Poison Ivy Hardcover Ruled Journal
Also, eSpec Books reissued my extant “Precinct” books: Dragon Precinct, Unicorn Precinct, Goblin Precinct, Gryphon Precinct, and Tales from Dragon Precinct. The four novels were released with bonus short stories: “Gan Brightblade vs. Mitos the Mighty” in Dragon, “When the Magick Goes Away” in Unicorn, “Baker’s Dozen” in Goblin, and an all-new story “Chaos Theory” in Gryphon. In addition, eSpec reprinted Without a License: The Fantastic Worlds of Keith R.A. DeCandido.