David Barnett

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David Barnett is a comics writer, novelist and journalist based in West Yorkshire. With Martin Simmonds he co-created Punks Not Dead for IDW’s Black Crown imprint, curated and edited by Shelly Bond, and with Philip Bond brings amnesiac super-spy Eve Stranger to Black Crown in 2019.

He also writes books with no pictures in them, including Calling Major Tom, which has been optioned for a film adaptation, The Growing Pains of Jennifer Ebert, and Things Can Only Get Better, due in November 2019.

As a journalist, he writes about a variety of subjects, but specialises in books and comics, for a wide range of outlets including the Guardian and the Independent. 

He can generally be found on Twitter at @davidmbarnett