BUZZFEED: “Death Sentence Is The Best British Comic In Years”

Death Sentence follows Verity, Monty, and Weasel, three people infected with a new virus that grants them incredible powers – but which will kill them in six months. Written by Monty Nero and drawn by Mike Dowling, it has a good claim on being the best British comic in a generation. We asked Nero to…

Reviews for Death Sentence

Popmatters “…like only the best parts of Watchmen — a social analysis that exceeds the medium of comics, easily the equal of Dostoyevsky or Dickens.” MTV Geek “A smart, raw and relevant spin on the superhero genre.” Brian Cronin, Comics Should Be Good! “Montynero and Mike Dowling bring a striking new voice to the superhero…

Monty Nero – Who & What?!!:

As a relatively new writer I’m startled to see my name on five graphic novel collections already – two from Titan, two from Marvel, and one from Vertigo. I wrote Death Sentence myself, and contributed single issue stories to Gerry Duggan’s Hulk and Christopher Yost’s X-men, plus a short story for the Vertigo Cyan anthology….

Idea generation – some practical advice

  Ideas: “Where do your ideas come from?” It’s a question many writers roll their eyes at, maybe because they don’t truly know the answer. But instead of being vague, mysterious, or flippant – let’s shine light upon magic and get down to the nuts and bolts of good idea generation. Very simply –  ideas…

Reviews for Death Sentence London

Death Sentence London is officially out as a book 19th April 2016  – and the reviews so far have been generous. “The best British comic in years” Buzzfeed “the best comic-book event so far this year, bar none.” Warped Factor “Death Sentence: London is quite possibly the most important work of 2015.” Pop Matters” “Bloody…

Carnegie Hall and The Little Shop of Heroes

I was in Little Shop of Heroes, Dunfermline, signing Death Sentence London on Saturday – and I heard the most amusing tale about Andrew Carnegie, of ‘Carnegie Hall New York’ fame. Did you know he was born and educated in Dunfermline, Scotland? And that there’s a Carnegie Hall there too? Neither did I. More on…

Hollywood Reporter interview

I did an interview with the Hollywood Reporter about Death Sentence, reproduced here in full. ‘Death Sentence’ Creator on New Comic: Superpowers and Six Months to Live Monty Nero says of his surprise hit comic book series: “I believed 100 percent in what we were doing and wouldn’t take no for an answer.” What would…

Me, Zack Snyder & Boris Johnson met in a London comic shop

A funny thing happened as me and mighty Martin Simmonds signed Death Sentence London at Forbidden Planet last week. In case you were unaware Death Sentence London is about Verity Fette, aka Artgirl, uncovering a conspiracy at the heart of British politics. Meanwhile she’s coming to terms with contracting Gplus – an STD which’ll kill her…

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