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    Kieron Gillen
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Kieron Gillen is a British computer games and music journalist, as well as a comic book author, who has worked for a lengthy list of publications, including PC Gamer UK, The Escapist, Amiga Power, Wired, The Guardian newspaper (where he wrote the first long-form videogame review in a mainstream newspaper [1]), Edge, Games Developer, Develop, MCV, Gamesmaster and PC Format, among others. Gillen is notable for his manifesto for New Games Journalism, more simply the model of new journalism applied to videogames journalism. Gillen is a fan of the work of videogame developer Warren Spector writing positive pieces on Spector's games, most notably the Ion Storm produced games Deus Ex and Thief: Deadly Shadows. This stemmed largely from Gillen's love of the now-defunct Looking Glass Studios, where Spector also worked.

In 2000, Gillen became the first-ever videogames journalist to receive an award from the Periodical Publishers Association, for New Specialist Consumer Journalist.

Gillen has also been invited as a guest speaker at games-industry conferences.

Gillen's career also focuses on the comics he writes for both online and in print; he has worked for Warhammer Monthly and Chaos League.

Gillen also originated the phrase 'robo-crazy' during an interview for a video games satellite channel. He has admitted that he does not know why.

Since 2003, Gillen has collaborated with artist Jamie McKelvie on a comic strip for the official Playstation Magazine UK, entitled Save Point.

His current project, described by Gillen as "my first real comic", is another collaboration with McKelvie, the pop-music urban fantasy Phonogram. Veteran comics writer Warren Ellis has dubbed it "one of the few truly essential comics of 2006". Animator James Harvey has dubbed it 'the unmistakable handiwork of quite a nice chap actually', although further critics have stated that 'anyone who thinks like [that] deserves to be chinned on sight'. Despite this the first issue, published by Image Comics, went on sale in August 2006 and the series will run for six issues. The creators hope to follow with more Phonogram stories later, if sales are strong on the first series.

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A+X (2012)
A+X (2013)
Avengers Vs. X-Men (2012)
Avengers Vs. X-Men [GER] (2012)
AVX: Consequences (2012)
AVX: VS (2012)
Beta Ray Bill: Godhunter (2009)
Captain America And Batroc (2011)
Captain America: Allies & Enemies (2011)
CBGB (2010)
The CBLDF Presents Liberty Annual (2010)
Dark Avengers: Ares (2009)
Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Utopia (2009)
Dark Reign: The Cabal (2009)
Essential X-Men (2010)
Exiled (2012)
Generation Hope (2011)
God is Dead: Book of Acts (2014)
Image Firsts: Phonogram (2011)
Incredible Hulks: World War Hulks (2012)
Inhumanity (2014)
Iron Man (2013)
Iron Man: Fatal Frontier (2013)
Journey Into Mystery (1952)
Journey Into Mystery By Kieron Gillen: The Complete Collection (2014)
Journey Into Mystery/New Mutants: Exiled (2012)
The Mammoth Book of Zombie Comics (2008)
Marvel Exklusiv (1998)
Marvel Mix-Tape (2009)
Marvel Now! Omnibus (2013)
Marvel Now! Point One (2012)
Marvel Now! Previews (2012)
Marvel Point One (2011)
Marvel Super Action (2011)
The Mighty Thor (2011)
The Mighty Thor/Journey Into Mystery: Everything Burns (2013)
The Mystic Hands of Dr. Strange (B&W) (2010)
New Mutants (2009)
Newuniversal: 1959 (2008)
November 2010 Sneak Peeks (2010)
Origin II (2014)
Original Sin (2014)
Phonogram (2006)
Phonogram: The Singles Club (2008)
Revolutionary War (2014)
Revolutionary War: Dark Angel (2014)
S.W.O.R.D. (2010)
Secret Invasion Aftermath: Beta Ray Bill - The Green of Eden (2009)
Siege - Die Belagerung (2010)
Siege: Thor (2010)
Siege: Battlefield (2010)
Siege: Loki (2010)
Siege: X-Men (2010)
Smoke/Ashes (2013)
StarCraft: Frontline (2008)
Superior World Record Special (2011)
This Is a Souvenir: The Songs of Spearmint & Shirley Lee (2009)
Thor (1966)
Thor (2008)
Three (2013)
Transmetropolitan: All Around the World (2011)
Uber (2013)
Uber Siegliende (2014)
Uncanny X-Men (1963)
Uncanny X-Men (2012)
Warhammer: Crown of Destruction (2008)
The Wicked + The Divine (2014)
World War Hulks: Spider-Man vs. Thor (2010)
X-Men (2001)
X-Men Origins (2009)
X-Men Origins: Sabretooth (2009)
X-Men: Manifest Destiny (2008)
X-Men: Regenesis (2011)
X-Men: Schism (2011)
Young Avengers (2013)
Zombies (2007)



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