James A. Owen


James A. Owen

James A. Owen is an American comic book artist, publisher and writer.

Biography

Owen was best known in the 1990s for self-publishing the black-and-white fantasy series "Starchild" under his Coppervale Press imprint. After the turn of the century Owen reinvented himself as a novelist — creating a fantasy series titled "Mythworld" that met with much success in Germany — and magazine editor. In 2003 Coppervale Press relaunched two classic newsstand magazines, the fine arts-oriented "International Studio" and the fiction periodical "Argosy".

In 2006 Owen published "Here, There Be Dragons", the first book in "The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica" series [ [http://coppervale.livejournal.com/167080.html The Wonder Cabinet - How To Write A Series - Part Twelve ] ] . Filming rights were immediately bought by Warner Brothers, which contributed to the book's success. The second book, "The Search for the Red Dragon" was released in early 2008.

Owen currently lives in Silvertown, Arizona.

elected Bibliography [ [http://www.geocities.com/prodromus.geo/list.html James A. Owen Bibliography] ]

*1986 "Pryderi Terra Book One: Awakening"

tarchild

*0. 1993 "Gatherum"
*1. 1992 "Prologue: Markings and The Mad-Eyed Sorcerer"
*2. 1992 "Children of the Storm"
*3. 1993 "That Hideous Strength"
*4. 1993 "The Wild Hunt"
*5. 1994 "Toccata and Fugue"
*6. 1994 "Autumn People"
*7. 1994 "The Old Mill"
*8. 1994 "A Fine Madness"
*9. 1994 "Fool's Game"
*10. 1994 "Spirits in a Material World"
*11. 1994 "Tempest in a Looking Glass"
*12. 1994 "Awakening"
*1995 "Awakenings" (retelling of the previous "Starchild" books)

tarchild: Crossroads

*1. 1995 "The Weaver's Tale"
*2. 1996 "The Innkeeper's Tale"
*3. 1996 "The Wanderer's Tale"
*4. 1997 "The Bard's Tale"

tarchild: Mythopolis

*0. 1997 "Prologue"
*1. 1997 "Pinehead, Part 1"
*2. 1997 "Pinehead, Part 2"
*3. 1998 "Pinehead, Part 3"
*4. 1998 "Fisher King, Part 1"

tarchild: Mythopolis II

*2007 "Volume One"
*2008 (planned) "Volume Two"

Kai Meyers Mythenwelt (DE)

*1. 2002 "Die ewige Bibliothek"
*2. 2003 "Der unsichtbare Mond"
*3. 2004 "Der zeitlose Winter"
*4. 2004 "Die verschollene Symphonie"

The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica

*1. 2006 "Here, There Be Dragons"
*2. 2008 "The Search for the Red Dragon"
*3. 2008 (planned) "The Indigo King"

External links

* [http://www.coppervaleinternational.com/ Coppervale International official site]
* [http://www.simonsays.com/content/destination.cfm?tab=1&pid=511922&agid=13 Owen's biography at Simon & Schuster]
* [http://www.amazon.com/gp/pdp/profile/A2M4WN9FNQA837 Owen's profile at Amazon.com]
* [http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=104086276 Owen's MySpace profile]

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