Ben has been named a 2023 McKnight fellow in the Media Arts. He’ll be using the support to direct his first short film. Read more about the news here.
For the first time ever, Predator and Wolverine will share the spotlight in this decades-spanning hunt written by Ben. Read more about the Marvel Comics event here.
Ben’s new novel, Sky Vault, will release on September 12th, 2023. You can pre-order it here. He’ll keep you updated on events, but he can already promise appearances this fall at Content Books, the KGB reading series, the Vermillion Literary Festival, Bowling Green University, and NYCC.
This August, a four-issue crossover will launch, with cover art by Ryan Stegman and interiors by Geoff Shaw. Read more about the event here.
Ben and director James Ponsoldt are adapting Urban Cowboy into a series for Paramount Plus. Read more about the project here: https://deadline.com/2022/02/urban-cowboy-series-adaptation-paramount-1234923977/
Ben will be writing the Ghost Rider series for Marvel Comics, paired with artist Cory Smith. The first issue launches in February of 2022, the 50th anniversary of the title. Read more about it here.
Ben co-wrote a feature film — named Summering — with director James Ponsoldt. Produced by Bleeker Street and Sony’s Stage 6, it will be released in 2022. Read more about it here.
Ben’s new novel — The Ninth Metal: Book I of the Comet Cycle — will release in June 2021 with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. You can pre-order now.
Ben’s comics series — Devil’s Highway, with art by Brent Schoonover and colors by Nick Filardi — will be released as a graphic novel this February. Pre-order it through your comics retailer or bookstore. Check out the trailer here.
Ben is beyond geeked to share the news that he’ll be writing Wolverine as part of the New Dawn of X-Men. He’s joining forces with artists Adam Kubert and Viktor Bogdanovich. Issue 1 releases in February. Read the press release here.