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Christopher Priest
CHRISTOPHER JAMES PRIEST is a critically acclaimed novelist and comic book writer. Priest is the first African-American writer and editor to work in the comic book industry. His groundbreaking Black Panther series was lauded by Entertainment Weekly and The Village Voice. Static Shock, which... show more

CHRISTOPHER JAMES PRIEST is a critically acclaimed novelist and comic book writer. Priest is the first African-American writer and editor to work in the comic book industry. His groundbreaking Black Panther series was lauded by Entertainment Weekly and The Village Voice. Static Shock, which Priest co-created with Milestone Media, Inc., has become the first nationally syndicated African American super-hero animated series, and the first act of 2005's Batman Begins was largely based upon Priest's Batman comic book work. Priest has also written and recorded numerous songs and served as producer and sideman for various bands and choirs, and has developed numerous properties for Hollywood including projects with former BET President Reginald Hudlin (producer of D'Jango Unchained), Hamm & Kitchens, Inc. (Tim Burton Batman films), Edward R. Pressman Productions Inc. and Eddie Murphy Productions. He currently serves as a Baptist pastor in Colorado Springs, where he founded PraiseNet Electronic Media in 2001. Priest is a 4-time American Advertising Federation Addy® award winner for graphic and web design. His most current comics work was the hit series Quantum & Woody from Valiant Entertainment, and a trio of Green Lantern novels from iBooks/Simon & Schuster. Please do not call him "Chris."Books:christopherpriest.com/amazonComics:christopherpriest.com/amazon2Website:christopherpriest.compraisenet.org
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Birth date: July 14, 1943
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markk
markk rated it 10 months ago
Christopher Priest's first novel is a book of two parts. The first part lays out a "willfully obscure" premise: Elias Wentik, a British scientist experimenting with hallucinogenic drugs in a research outpost in Antarctica, is taken by U.S. government agents to a place in the Brazilian jungle. There ...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 2 years ago
“Living is not an art, but to write of life is. Life is a series of accidents and anticlimaxes, misremembered and misunderstood, with lessons only dimly learned. Life is disorganized, lacks shape, lacks story.”In “The Affirmation” by Christopher PriestA Priest book isn't just a (SF) book. It is the ...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 2 years ago
I held him tightly against me. He was neither cold nor warm. One of his outstretched hands, clenched in fear, was touching the side of my face. The relief of finding him at last overwhelmed everything – everything except the fear of this place. I wanted to turn around so that I could head back towar...
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus rated it 3 years ago
I wish this was longer: it wraps up nicely, but it could very easily be continued, as well. Medusa, Black Bolt, and Maximus discover who their real enemies are. And they're in for an epic fight that will determine the future of the Inhumans and the Alpha Primitives. It's also gorgeous. Jus...
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus rated it 3 years ago
Maximus and Black Bolt fight Spider-Man, leading to a feedback loop between Maximus and Peter Parker, in which Maximus frets over May while Spider-Man knows about Attilan. This is dealt with when Maximus tells him to forget in a half hour, and I'm assuming Parker does since he doesn't have insider k...
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