stuff of mine what came out in 2018

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…..

Short stories

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“Six Red Dragons: An Adventure of Shirley Holmes & Jack Watson” in Baker Street Irregulars: The Game is Afoot

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“House Hunting” in They Keep Killing Glenn

 

Vignettes

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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”

 

Comic books

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Farscape Omnibus Volumes 1 and 2 (reprinting all the Farscape comics published by BOOM! Studios from 2008-2011, including 48 comics scripted by me)

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Star Trek Graphic Novel Collection Volume 33: TNG: Perchance to Dream (reprinting my 1999 comic book miniseries)

 

Essays

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How the Cloak & Dagger TV Series Compares to the Comics” on Tor.com

And Related Subjects: Come for the Health, Stay for the Self-Improvement—One Writer’s Martial Arts Journey” on Tor.com

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“‘Fool for Love’: Railroaded” in Outside in Takes a Stab: 138 New Perspectives on 138 Buffy Episodes by 138 Writers

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“Brave Heart: Why Tegan Jovanka was a 21st-Century-Style Companion Before the 21st Century” in Children of Time: The Companions of Doctor Who

 

Reviews

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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 DuckNick 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 HulkSpider-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.

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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.

 

Other stuff

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Diary text in Poison Ivy Hardcover Ruled Journal

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Also, eSpec Books reissued my extant “Precinct” booksDragon 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.

 

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