Steven T. Seagle talks with us about his new graphic novel, Imperial. We also discuss the film adaptation of Big Hero 6 (which he is a creator of) and N.W.C., a nationally touring play about race that he directed.
In this edition, Jeffrey Masters sits down and talks with Steven T. Seagle about his graphic novel, Imperial.
Bio: Steven T. Seagle is a founding partner of Man of Action Entertainment, creators of the boys’ action global franchise phenomenon Ben 10. As a television creator/writer/executive producer his other credits include Generator Rex, MARVEL’S Ultimate Spider-Man, and MARVEL’S Avengers Assemble. In graphic novels, Seagle is best known for his internationally acclaimed works with artist Teddy Kristiansen: it’s a bird…, Genius, The Red Diary/The RE[a]D Diary, and House Of Secrets. His varied resume in contemporary comic books ranges from super-hero mega-franchises Superman and X-Men to the Eisner-nominated Kafka, to cult favorite DC/Vertigo genre books Sandman Mystery Theatre, The Crusades, American Virgin, and children’s story books Batula and Frankie Stein for Image. Seagle has sold television pilots to Fox and Participant Media. For the stage he co-wrote and directed the touring stage comedy N*W*C and co-directed the Los Angeles celebrity cast premiere of Tectonic Theater Company’s Laramie Project: 20 Years Later. Seagle co-created the super-team Big Hero 6, which was adapted by Disney and won the Academy Award for Best Animated Film.