MIKE CAREY signs The Unwritten at the Forbidden Planet Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR, on Thursday 25th March 6 – 7pm
When Tom Taylor’s father created the mega-popular Tommy Taylor boy-wizard fantasy novels, he catapulted his son into low-level celebrity. But Wilson Taylor has disappeared and conspiracy theories abound that Tom may not even have been his son. Then a scandal hints that he might really be the boy-wizard made flesh – the characters from the book begin to appear around him and he discovers a mysterious, deadly group has been secretly watching him, and sets off to travel to all the places in world history where fictions have shaped reality.
Mike Carey’s work in has encompassed everything from a biographical comic of Ozzy Osbourne to the astounding and Eisner Award-nominated Lucifer. The list of credits and titles to his name is as sparkling as it is long – and the publication of his Felix Castor series of novels have proved that he can move format without losing his insight, skill or passion. Mike has a first-class degree in English from Oxford and pre-dated his illustrious comics career with 15 years as a teacher.