Peter David

Peter David

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in Fort Meade, Maryland, The United States
September 23, 1956




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aka David Peters

Peter Allen David (often abbreviated PAD) is an American writer, best known for his work in comic books and Star Trek novels. David often jokingly describes his occupation as "Writer of Stuff". David is noted for his prolific writing, characterized by its mingling of real world issues with humor and references to popular culture. He also uses metafiction frequently, usually to humorous effect, as in his work on the comic book Young Justice.

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digresssmlOriginally published May 3, 2002, in Comics Buyer’s Guide #1485

Well, my “open letter” from a few weeks back certainly started off a firestorm of publicity, wounded rage and back-and-forth. I’m sure you know the one to which I’m referring.

I have sworn to myself that I will not be using this column to perpetuate the particulars… to respond to Joe Quesada or Bill Jemas, express my feelings about...

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Q-In-Law (Star Trek: The Ne...
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“That was when it was all made painfully clear to me. When you are a child, there is joy. There is laughter. And most of all, there is trust. Trust in your fellows. When you are an adult...then comes suspicion, hatred, and fear. If children ran the world, it would be a place of eternal bliss and cheer. Adults run the world; and there is war, and enmity, and destruction unending. Adults who take charge of things muck them up, and then produce a new generation of children and say, "The children are the hope of the future." And they are right. Children are the hope of the future. But adults are the damnation of the present, and children become adults as surely as adults become worm food.
Adults are the death of hope.”
Peter David, Tigerheart

“To the brave crew and passengers of the Kobayshi Maru…sucks to be you.”
Peter David, Stone and Anvil

“If we can't alter the tide of events, at least we can be nearby with towels to mop up.”
Peter David, Q-In-Law


February Fantasy Theme: Anti-Hero vote. This will select our choice for the Feb. theme which we will read starting Feb. 15 ....

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