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Eisner winning & Hugo nominated writer. BLACK BOLT / EXILES / QUICKSILVER for Marvel, ABBOTT for Boom. Fiction, essays, poems @ NYT, Slate, BuzzFeed.

near Detroit
Joined April 2009

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  1. Pinned Tweet
    Jul 21

    So hey BLACK BOLT -- a psychedelic superhero comic about empathy and prison by myself, Christian Ward, and Clayton Cowles -- just won the Eisner Award for Best New Series. And the first volume's on sale!

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  2. guess that's sorted out, then

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  3. my feelings as an Arab Michigander right now are very complex, but I know one thing: we have GOT to stop the GOP this fall, come hell or high water

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    It really is a stain on his character don’t @ me

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  5. (joking aside I HAVE had some incredibly kind feedback, incl. notes from Romani readers, about QUICKSILVER -- and while I'm unequipped to give his heritage more than a respectful nod, I'm THRILLED if that nod has resonated a little)

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  6. saladin ahmed's extremely socially relevant comics (art Eric Nguyen, colors Rico Renzi, letters Clayton Cowles)

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    6 hours ago

    Things that annoy writers #113: me: I'm going to Canada. fam: you just went on vacation. must be nice. me: I write remotely everywhere I go. It is literal work. I'm working in another place. fam: ........ must be nice. me:

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  8. pairing up creators with characters is like dating: you can have the most perfect match in the world but it doesn't mean shit if the timing isn't right

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  9. no longer will the world wonder what happens when cartoon Wolverine visits his teammate's West Indian auntie, our work here is done (incredible guest art by Rod Reis)

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    I have two new comics out tomorrow -- EXILES #6 - The team is transported to the Old West where they must defeat...the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants!? QUICKSILVER: NO SURRENDER #4 - Pietro makes his last stand against an army of his own making - and it's not looking good!

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  11. I have two new comics out tomorrow -- EXILES #6 - The team is transported to the Old West where they must defeat...the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants!? QUICKSILVER: NO SURRENDER #4 - Pietro makes his last stand against an army of his own making - and it's not looking good!

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  12. Retweeted
    Aug 6

    AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL coming in september and Garry *killed* on this

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    Aug 4

    Don’t let him distract you. *This is what he doesn’t want you to watch. His deportation force violently stealing away a man who has lived in this country for 25 years & then strangling the woman who had the courage to film it.

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    Aug 6
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    If the periodical comics don’t sell enough then there will be no compilations. That’s a basic and unlovely rule.

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    12 hours ago

    With 's EXILES #6 hitting newsstands TOMORROW, we spoke with writer about this infinitely fun book!

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    Gather round for ‼️This week's 📚releases include 33 by & / 5 by & / 45 by & / and 6 by & Collect 'em ALL! ✖️

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    13 hours ago

    On top of that, a glowing review in for LOW CHICAGO: "a good entry point for those new to Wild Cards, a good read for those of us who are not immersed but have some general knowledge, and another treat for true Wild Cards fans.”

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    This is some next-level umpire trolling. (via )

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