Ben’s class — Writing Suspense — is now live on Skillshare. No matter what genre you’re writing, no matter whether you’re toying with the first glimmer of an idea or polishing your final draft, check it out. The trailer is here — http://skl.sh/benpercy — along with a free two-month trial.
Ben is now writing X-Force for Marvel, paired with artist Joshua Cassara. Read more about the new dawn of X-Men here.
Sacre bleu! Ben will be teaching this July at the Paris Writing Workshop. Come explore the city and eat all the croissants, while dreaming up stories and essays and poems and screenplays and wrestling them into shape. Spread the word to any who might be interested, and if you apply, be sure to say he sent you. https://pariswritingworkshops.com/paris-writing-workshop/instructors/
Wolverine: The Long Night won the iHeart Radio Award for Best Scripted Podcast 2018.
Apple has named Wolverine: The Long Night one of the top 15 podcasts of the year. Click here to read more.
Following the success of his hit podcast — Wolverine: The Long Night — Ben will now adapt the murder-mystery into a five-part comics series for Marvel. He is teamed with artist Marcio Takara on interiors and Rafael Albuquerque on covers. Read more about the series here.
Wolverine: The Long Night is now available for streaming — for free — on all podcast apps. On its first day in wide release, it debuted in the Top Five of Apple’s charts. Tune in to the mystery-thriller here. Your ears will bleed.
Starting this May, Ben will be writing Nightwing for DC Comics, with Christopher Mooneyham drawing and Nick Filardi coloring. For more info, check out this link.
SNIKT! Ben has written ten, half-hour episodes for Marvel’s first podcast (radio play) series — Wolverine: The Long Night — starring Richard Armitage (aka Thorin Oakenshield from The Hobbit) as the title character. Read more about the project here: http://mashable.com/2017/12/04/wolverine-podcast-the-long-night-marvel-richard-armitage-ben-percy/?utm_cid=mash-com-Tw-main-link#TnXBi3_Ayaqs
The Dark Net releases August 1st, and the reviews are starting to roll in. Shelf Awareness says, “For non-technophilic readers who have never heard of the dark web, Silk Road or TOR, Percy provides brief, entertaining explanations reminiscent of Michael Crichton’s paranoiac invocations of popular science,” and Library Journal says, “Percy turns in a fast-paced thriller with crisp, honest dialogue and well-imagined characters. His premise is fanciful yet anchored in believability.”