PAUL BENJAMIN: Writer, Editor, Supermodel

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’s grown to fill the entire weekend, complete with a Saturday Night live art show at Shangri-la that is not to be missed!

The hall will be packed with super talented people like Francesco Francavilla http://www.francescofrancavilla.com/, Chip Zdarsky http://stevetastic.com/chip/, Shannon Wheeler http://www.tmcm.com/tmcm/, and many, many more.

I’ll be at table 47A, so swing on by the show, check out the comics and geek swag, talk to people who make comics and video games and art and all sorts of cool stuff. I hope to see you there!

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(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

My LoneStarCon Schedule

Next week, I’ll be presenting at the 71st Annual World Science Fiction Convention, also known as LoneStarCon3. If you’re a Sci-Fi/Fantasy geek near San Antonio, it’s worth checking out. Here’s a schedule of the panels and events in which I’ll be presenting: Deus Ex Graphica: The Role of Mythology in Comics Thursday 20:00 – 21:00Continue Reading

My latest book: Two Legends of Uzbekistan

My newest book is out… in Uzbekistan! Two Legends of Uzbekistan is a mythology book featuring two well-known legends of the region. Special thanks to my artist collaborators, Husan Sadykov and Shavkat Muzaffar who brought the stories to life with brilliance. Chargé d’affaires Philip Kosnett presented the book during a special ceremony at the U.S. Embassy inContinue Reading

The Wolverine Review

Thinking about seeing a movie this weekend? I wrote a review of The Wolverine for RevolutionSF.com. Check it out here: http://www.revolutionsf.com/article.php?id=5563Continue Reading

Don’t Fear the Reaper (Minis)

I am loving Kickstarter! Two days ago, my ginormous box of Reaper minis arrived. I contributed to the crowdfunded project in August 2012, so I’ve been waiting almost a year for these. Yes, I’m a big gaming geek. By “big,” I mean I got up at 6 AM nearly every Saturday during two years ofContinue Reading