PAUL BENJAMIN: Writer, Editor, Supermodel

Pitching with Pizzaz!

Want to pitch, demo, and present with pizzaz? @thepaulbenjamin tells you how on the Four Kitchens blog, Star Wars style! http://4ktch.in/1B5P0QB

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Staple! 2015 – Visit the show this weekend!

I’ll be at Table #1 with the incredible Rick Klaw and the inimitable Mark Finn. Also, today is Will Eisner’s birthday! We’ll be celebrating at Austin Books and Comics with this awesome cake and I’ll be interviewing comics creators about Eisner’s influences on their work. Another highlight:  I’ll be moderating a panel on diversity in video games! http://staple-austin.org/2015-…/spawning-diversity-in-games/ Let’s getContinue Reading

40 Years of D&D

Among my many panels at this year’s (always) fantastic ArmadilloCon literary convention was my 40 Years of D&D panel. The room was packed thanks to the high charisma stats of my fellow panelists (listed in standard marching order): Mark Finn, Marshall Maresca, Barbara Ann Wright, and Patrice Sarath. Mark Finn, friend, author, and Robert E. HowardContinue Reading

The Mythical Pantheon High vol. 3 is finally available!

Did you enjoy reading Pantheon High 1 and 2? Have you wondered what happened to Griffin, son of Hades or Grace, daughter of Tyr and all their friends? Your wait is over! All three volumes of Pantheon High are now available on Comixology.com! It was way back in 2011 that Tokyopop announced it was shuttingContinue Reading

Come see me at Staple! – Austin’s Indy Media Expo

Want to hang out with a supermodel this weekend? I’ll be rocking a table at Staple! It’s the tenth anniversary of Austin’s #1 independent media convention, where awesome people sell their awesome comics and other awesome stuff. When my pal Chris Nicholas started this show, it was just a small, single day event. Now it’sContinue Reading

(Not so) Wonder Twins

Today one of my friends (not a comic book person) named her favorite super heroes as: The Wonder Twins. I never could stand the Wonder Twins. When I watched the Super Friends cartoon, I knew, even at the age of 9ish, that they were not “real” because they weren’t in the comics. Since they wereContinue Reading

Jim Alexander on Metal Hurlant and an amazing career

I just came across this recent (and awesome) interview with Jim Alexander about his work, including some of the stories he wrote for me when I edited Metal Hurlant for Humanoids. He’s a cool guy and fantastic storyteller. Check it out! http://blogs.birminghammail.co.uk/speechballoon/2013/09/jim-alexander-interviewed.htmlContinue Reading

How to be a Project Management Superhero

My 1st blog post is up on the Four Kitchens site. Learn how to be a project management superhero! http://fourkitchens.com/blog/2013/11/21/how-be-project-management-superhero  Continue Reading

Austin Comic Con is here!

Here’s my Wizard World Austin Comic Con schedule (or “Where is Paul when he’s not selling his books at Table B-47?”) Come see me and meet folks like Stan Lee, William Shatner, stars from Buffy, Serenity/Firefly, WWE and more! SATURDAY 5:00 – 6:00PM HOW TO WRITE COMICS WITH DENNIS O’NEIL, DANNY FINGEROTH AND PAUL BENJAMINContinue Reading

Publishing Perspectives’ piece on my book “Two Legends of Uzbekistan”

Publishing Perspectives, an online magazine of international book publishing news, has posted an interview and article about my picture book, Two Legends of Uzbekistan. Check it out! http://publishingperspectives.com/2013/08/graphic-novel-collaboration-targets-a-geopolitical-conundrum/Continue Reading