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Alexander Irvine
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An Inauguration Fiction
NEIGHBOR There wasn’t much of a fuss. They came by and took my neighbor in. His name was Abdul, he was from Afghanistan, used to tell me stories about fighting the Soviets. One time he was drunk and showed me some bullet scars. We were talking soccer anothe...

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Science Fiction Becomes Reality, Part the Zillionth
This is an  interesting article in the New York Times  about how Lucasfilm worked through the various issues involved in (SPOILER ALERT) using digitally recreated dead (Peter Cushing) and younger (Carrie Fisher) actors in  Rogue One . I thought it was prett...

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The Far Side of the Moon -- A Junior Library Guild Selection
Very pleased and proud to announce that THE FAR SIDE OF THE MOON has the seal of the Junior Library Guild! Now you have even more reason to preorder it!

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Something Has Happened
Halo fans, if you were curious about what that Flood organism was doing aboard the Spirit of Fire at the end of Halo: Escalation ...or if you ever wondered what Serina was referring to when she said, "Something has happened" at the end of Halo Wars ... You ...

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Now You Can Preorder The Far Side of the Moon
Attention teachers, science nerds, and lovers of space. Coming in March 2017 from Tilbury House:  THE FAR SIDE OF THE MOON: THE STORY OF APOLLO 11'S THIRD MAN , a middle-grade graphic novel biography of Michael Collins. Words by me, art by Ben Bishop . Preo...

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Avengers Alliance, 3/1/2012 - 9/30/2016


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DC Encyclopedia Sample Pages
The new DC Encyclopedia is out on October 25, but to whet your appetite here are a couple of teaser pages, yoinked from the Amazon listing : First, a bit of Wonder Woman. I really loved writing this one. And a multi-entry spread. Mera! the Metal Men! 

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Writing Some Zombies
Lots of new projects and possibilities simmering. One that I can talk about: I'm doing some writing for The Walking Dead: Road to Survival . If you haven't played this game, you oughta. It's wicked fun.

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So Long, Avengers Alliance
So, it's been announced. Marvel Avengers Alliance is going to live at a farm upstate . I turned in the last scripts almost a month ago, and since then I've been thinking back over the whole experience. I started working on Avengers Alliance in October 2010....

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Hey, Look: The New DC Comics Encyclopedia
It's listed on Amazon now, so I guess I can say that Matthew Manning and I wrote a new edition of the DC Comics Encyclopedia  (though the book's page on the DK website cleverly omits our names). It comes out on October 25!
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