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WRITE NOW! 13, July 2006, brings you a special issue focusing on adaptations: what happens when comics go to film, or film to prose, or Japanese manga to English translation! Behind an ALL-NEW Ron Lim/Al Milgrom cover, Simon Kinberg (movie screenwriter of X-Men 3: The Last Stand and Fantastic Four, as well as Mr. And Mrs. Smith and XXX: State of the Union) is interviewed, telling how he puts pop-culture icons like Marvel’s mutants on the silver screen! Dennis O’Neil tells how he took the screenplay from the blockbuster Batman Begins movie and translated it into his top-selling prose novel! Central Park Media’s Stephen Pakula discusses how manga are adapted from Japanese into English. Platinum Studios’ Lee Nordling outlines adapting comics into film. Plus: Kurt Busiek on breaking into comics as a writer. The legendary Mike Friedrich talks about the role (or lack thereof) of writers’ agents in the comics business. Novelist Bill McCay reveals how to do research so your story has the ring of truth! Comedian/comics writer/novelist Marc Bilgrey on how And Don’t Forget to Rescue the Princess—his new comedy-fantasy novel—came to be. And, of course, there’ll be lots of nifty Nuts and Bolts script samples to help you make your writing the best it can be!
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