Sam Shaw, the creator of WGN’s terrific series Manhattan, talks about his inspiration for the show, relationships with writers, balancing his characters’ stories with historical fact, what he learned from working on Masters of Sex, and lots more.
Some live Nerdist Writers Panels coming up!
October 8, 6 pm at Rockbar NYC with comics writers Charles Soule (Death of Wolverine) and Gerry Duggan (Deadpool). We’ll be giving away some variants of Charles’s and Gerry’s Marvel titles! http://bit.ly/1BayVf0
October 9, 7 pm at the Housing Works Bookstore in Soho with Danny Strong (writer of the Hunger Games: Mockingjay adaptations), comics writer Ales Kot (Secret Avengers), and surprise guests: http://bit.ly/NWPNYSW
October 10, 6 pm at Rockbar NYC with comics megastar Brian Michael Bendis (Powers; Ultimate Spider-Man; All-New X-Men; Words For Pictures: The Art and Business of Writing Comics). Bendis has invited his artist pals David Mack, Michael Avon Oeming, and Alex Maleev to join us and live-sketch the panel. The sketches will then be auctioned off to benefit 826NYC! bit.ly/1pGgfRX