Monday, October 04, 2010

He's Gone to a Better Place

Kieron Gillen announced late last week that he was leaving Rock, Paper, Shotgun.

Gillen signed an exclusive deal with Marvel to co-write Uncanny X-Men with Eisner award-winning author Matt Fraction. Kieron's been extremely successful in comics, but this is still a big step forward.

Kieron's always been one of my favorites. He's a terrific writer who just happens to play games, and I've greatly enjoyed his work. His pieces have an energy that reminds me of a river always threatening to jump its banks.

Now, if you somehow haven't been lucky enough to read his work, this link is an excellent cure--it's a list of his favorite pieces, and they're all worth reading.

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