Host Paul Dergarabedian is joined by Donovan Russo, a screenwriter and journalist whose first novel “Steven’s War” serves as a love letter to the comic book industry while providing more LGBTQ+ representation within the genre. Hear how Donovan developed the story for his novel, the potential for a future film, and how he gained a following as a journalist. Don’t forget to stick around for the bonus round where he reveals his favorite superhero, superhero movie, and what film he’s looking forward to most in 2021!
This episode covers:
Donovan Russo's first novel, “Steven’s War”
Donovan’s love for superheroes
Expanding LGBTQ+ representation within the superhero genre
Starting and developing a career in journalism
What makes a great superhero
ABOUT THIS EPISODE'S GUESTS:
Donovan Russo is an author, screenwriter, and journalist who has written for CNBC and Yahoo Finance. His first novel, “Steven’s War”, is a love letter to the comic book industry and a way to provide more representation to the LGBTQ community, which he feels has been neglected and without their fair share of vigilantes.
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