Mr. Sulu Grabbed My Ass, and Other Highlights from a Life in Comics, Novels, Television, Films and Video Games


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About the Book

Peter David, award-winning writer of comic books, novels, television, films and video games, has boatloads of stories to tell about his 30-year career. Whether it was attending George Takei’s wedding, being described as Will Smith’s bodyguard, or wandering around on the set of Babylon 5, David has been telling anecdotes of his life for years. Here they are all in one place, along with the story of a career that has taken him from writing Marvel Comics’ Incredible Hulk for twelve years to adventures in the Star Trek universe to the New York Times bestseller list.

About the Author(s)

Peter David is a best-selling, award winning author of over one hundred novels and a thousand comic books. His work includes the Incredible Hulk, Supergirl, Aquaman, the Star Trek: New Frontier series, and Sir Apropos of Nothing. He lives in Long Island, New York.

Bibliographic Details

Peter David

Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 225
Bibliographic Info: 23 photos, index
Copyright Date: 2020
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8354-6
eISBN: 978-1-4766-4154-6
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

When I First Thought About Writing This… 1
Thanks, Hitler, I Guess 8
I Was Will Smith’s Bodyguard 17
Make Mine Marvel 27
Becoming a ­Part-Time Writer 40
Becoming a ­Full-Time Writer 52
The Kids 64
Kathleen Gets Her Own Chapter 82
Worst Trip to Disney Ever 95
Star Trek I: The Fandom Menace 105
Harlan 114
Star Trek II: First Contact 128
The Name of the Place Is Babylon 5 139
Once Upon a Time, in a School in Outer Space 156
Comics Stuff 167
Fans 182
“But I Digress” 187
Various Things 194
Looking Back 205
Index 215