Who am I?
Why did Scott love this book?
As a writer, I have sworn to read all over the place and try to get out of my comfort zone as much as possible. I also believe that great stories lie in waiting in many places in many forms. (The Last of Us, a video game, was the source material for one of the best HBO series last year.) For a long while I thought I should probably explore the banquet of great work being done in comics and graphic novels.
(Writers note: If you want to learn a lot about plotting and economical storytelling, Frank Miller's Batman comics are a great place to start.)
I was so lucky to have picked up The Department of Truth from the line at the register at Forbidden Planet here in New York City. It is a fever dream of conspiracy madness that slowly unwinds what we believe is the…