Please join us for a talk, Q&A and signing with Christos and Ruth Gage, on Thursday, August 13th, at 7:00pm. They will be discussing their new graphic novel collaboration, The Lion of Rora, illustrated by Jackie Lewis.
Ruth and Christos Gage have written as partners for television and film. Their work has been nominated for numerous awards, including SHINE and GLAAD awards. Their produced credits include the indie films THE BREED and PARADOX and the television series NUMBERS and LAW & ORDER: SVU. Most recently, they were brought in by Drew Goddard to be part of the inaugural writing staff of the acclaimed Marvel/Netflix television show DAREDEVIL.
Christos Gage has a decade’s worth of comic book credits, including BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, SPIDER-MAN, AVENGERS ACADEMY and many more, as well as the original graphic novels AREA 10 and SUNSET. He has made the New York Times bestseller list three times. He was writer and Associate Producer of the Larry Clark-directed film TEENAGE CAVEMAN for HBO. His video game writing credits include AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2, CAPTAIN AMERICA: SUPER SOLDIER and the IRON MAN 3 and CAPTAIN AMERICA: WINTER SOLDIER. He graduated Brown University and holds a Masters Degre in screenwriting from the American Film Institute.
Ruth Fletcher Gage has spent her life moving between the political and creative worlds. She attended Oxford University and worked at the Goodman Theater in Chicago with Tony, Pulitzer and Academy Award-winning writers and directors like August Wilson and Steve Teich. Her first work in film on LAST OF THE MOHICANS. Ruth then worked on the combined campaign for Governor James B. Hunt and Clinton/Gore, where she was a liaison to the Hollywood Women’s Political Committee. Ruth earned an MFA from the American Film Institute, where she produced the Directing Workshop for Women and attached Emmy Award winner Charles S. Dutton to her thesis screenplay. As Development Executive at Thunderbird Pictures, she developed the indie KLASH and, with Christos, sold A PLACE FOR US with Dennis Hopper.
If you’re a fan of Christos and Ruth’s work in the film, television, and graphic novel worlds, you won’t want to miss out on this fun and unique event!