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Sean Michael Wilson

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Sean Michael Wilson is a comic book writer from Scotland. He has had around 30 books published with a variety of US, UK and Japanese publishers, including: a comic book version of A Christmas Carol ('Best of 2008’, Sunday Times), AX:alternative manga ( 'Best ten books of 2010’, Publishers Weekly), Parecomic (with an introduction by Noam Chomsky, his first contribution to a book in graphic form). He is currently writing books for big Japanese publisher Kodansha, being the only British writer to do so. In fact, he is the only pro manga writer from Britain who lives in Japan. He is also the editor of the critically acclaimed collection 'AX:alternative manga' (Publishers Weekly's 'Best ten books of 2010' and nominated for a Harvey award). Worki ...more

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The excellent web site run by journalist and writer, Amy Chavez, has a spotlight on the classic novel Wuthering Heights, and since they are enlightened enough to realize how wonderful comic books are they asked me to do an article for them on comic books.
And they have just put up this interview with little me to go along with their spotlight on Wuthering Heights, mentioning our graphic novel ve... Read more of this blog post »
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Hi all, I am the writer of this visual version, thanks for having a look at our book.

This book is second in a series of 'Illustrated Japanese History' that we are doing for the publisher North Atlantic Books (who, despite their name, are actually ba
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"In a way our Japanese history/culture types books, though they have been very well received by people who are already interested in Japan, suffer from not fitting neatly into any category. 1. I am not Japanese so I think some manga readers dont ..." Read more of this blog post »
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Hi all,

This is Sean, the writer of the book. Volume 2 of our book BREAKING THE 10 is finished... and will be published on Feb the 1st 2018

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Looking forward to seeing it myself, this is one of my favourite books out of everything ive written so fa
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Hi , I am the writer of this book and its my own childhood story.

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Hi all, I am the writer of this Black Ships book, thanks for your reviews here. It is the 1st in our 'Illustrated Japanese History' series. We tried to do a book that was accurate to the Japanese history of this period. This is the kind of book I wou ...more
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Hi all, I am the writer of the book, thank you for your ratings.

The book some excellent art in it by Hunt Emerson, who I wanted to work with since I first read his stuff when I was a teenager in Escape magazine. Lovely also to get the intro by Prof
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but as an artist (i mean any creator) ita bit annoying that your book/music/film sells on the basis on some point like that
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