The Black Hood Q&A with Alex Segura and Duane Swierczynski Jan26

The Black Hood Q&A with Alex Segura and Duane...

The Red Circle characters have historically been on the periphery of the super-hero scene, with the Archie characters keeping the spotlight for decades. But the newly re-launched Dark Circle line is looking to be one of the biggest news makers of 2015. What should we be expecting from your book, THE BLACK HOOD? DS: I’ll be honest—but Alex Segura first approached me about the idea, I was leery. I’d written a fair amount of superhero comics over the years, and wasn’t sure I wanted to dive back into another. So I pitched him a story that I’d been kicking around as a possible novel, something so dark and violent and Paul Schrader-ish that I...

AUTHOR WORK-SPACES: Gardiner, Segura, Ulfelder and...

This is our latest in a series of author’s sharing photos of where they work when they create the great books we love to read. I find it interesting that the work spaces seem to be a different at the writing styles. If you click on the photos you can see them larger. Meg Gardiner: In the last year I have moved from London to Austin. Much of my upcoming novel was written on airplanes. When the tray is not in an upright position, it works as a desk. Steve Ulfeder: Believe it or not, the attached is a photo of my favorite workspace: the mall in Natick, Massachusetts! Twice a week, I come here and bang out 2000 words. The wireless is great,...

The Alex Segura Interview

October 29, 2013 saw the release of Alex Segura’s debut novel SILENT CITY. A dark, noir P.I. tale that is set in the steamy underbelly of Florida. SILENT CITY has been a well-received novel from a new voice in crime fiction. Today, I get the opportunity to sit down – via email – with New York based Alex Segura. Two guys who like comics and mysteries, how cool is that? Dan: SILENT CITY is a dark, moody, fantastic read. How long has the story of newspaper reporter Pete Fernandez been in your brain? Alex: Well, first off, thanks for saying that, Dan. It means a lot. I’m so grateful for the response and kind words that have come out following...