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Peter David Interview

Check out the following interview with renowned comics writer Peter David, author of Writing Comics with Peter Davidas well as numerous comic titles including The Hulk, The Dark Tower, X-Men and many others.

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IMPACT Books and Writer's Digest Books Publicity Manager Greg Hatfield catches up with Peter at Comic-Con and talks about Peter's favorite comic characters, his work on the comic adaptation of Steven King's Dark Tower and the novelization of this summers blockbuster Iron Man film, as well as his advice for writers.

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Peter also mentions IDW editor and ComicsExperience.com owner Andy Schmidt's forthcoming book from IMPACT, Insider's Guide to Creating Comics and Graphic Novels. Learn more here

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