The Dawning of a New Superhero Day with Donovan Russo

Senior Media Analyst

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

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