Backstory issue 27 – is now live on the iPad!
(all versions – even the mini)
**We publish the full magazine exclusively on the iPad** Yet we hope to have full magazine on the web soon in MAY 2017! Right here in fact – for now we hope you will peek inside our Issue 1 and Issue 2 samples to see the types of interviews we do with writers and directors! (look for the link on the top right of this page)
For you folks with iPads – There’s a ton of great pieces in issue 27 – so – please check out a free PDF of our table of contents by clicking the link near the top right of this page.
Issue 27 contains plenty of in-depth interviews with top directors, screenwriters, playwrights and comic book writers and is enhanced with multimedia elements plus full length scripts and excerpts for you to read!
The twenty seventh issue of Backstory is jam packed with full-length interviews from today’s most innovative storytellers and includes:
A Few Backstory Issue 27 Highlights:
It’s Our Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 Issue!!
We know you’ll dig our in-depth coverage!
We utterly love Vol. 2, so of course we dedicated our cover to it!
Cover Story: The Writer-Director
Enjoy a deep 4,000+ word interview with James Gunn on what it took to send the team back into space for a new fantastical and heartfelt adventure.
Cover Story: The Editors
Fred Raskin and Craig Wood double dip on cutting up the popular franchise because they love it as much as the audience does.
ALSO: You’ll love these other in-depth storytelling pieces:
Black List Tales: In the Blink of an Eye
Colby Day’s centuries-spanning script nabs the sixth most votes on the coveted compendium; plus read the entire script!
Ink Tales: Roughneck
Jeff Lemire on his affecting new graphic novel about a washed-up hockey player, his junkie sister and the bleakness of their desolate hometown.
Staged: The Encounter
Writer-director-actor Simon McBurney on utilizing state-of-the-art
aural technology to create an unforgettably immersive one-man show.
TV DVR’d: American Gods
Showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green on bringing Neil Gaiman’s classic novel to television.
TV DVR’d: Doctor Who
Steven Moffat on leaving his post as showrunner of the popular British serial and how he approached crafting his final season.
TV DVR’d: The Handmaid’s Tale
Bruce Miller adapts Margaret Atwood’s visually stark dystopian novel just as it seems sadly more relevant than ever.
TV DVR’d: Veep
Showrunner David Mandel on tallying the political laughs for the show’s much awaited sixth season.
RETRO: Donnie Darko
Writer-director Richard Kelly reflects on the 15th-anniversary special-edition release of his cult-classic debut.
Current Cinema: Colossal
Nacho Vigalondo returns with a genre-hopping, twisty spin on the classic monster tale.
Current Cinema: Wakefield
Writer-director Robin Swicord on mining the inner-depths of E.L. Doctorow’s impactful short story for the big screen.
Current Cinema: The Wall
Scribe Dwain Worrell’s tense three-character war spec catches the attention of director Doug Liman and is now streaming on a device near you.
ALSO in this issue: David Lynch: The Art Life, War Machine and more to explore!
Backstory issue 27 delivers the storytelling read you’ve been craving!
Download or view a full issue 27 Table of Contents PDF by clicking on it on the top right of this page!
TO READ THE MAGAZINE RIGHT NOW: Type Backstory into the iPad App store and you can download the Backstory app for free!
Once you’ve downloaded the app – it will open in your Apple newsstand and when you touch the cover, it will then open the app offering you issue 01 for free (for a limited time) or issues 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 or 27 for $4.99 each.
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If you do not own an iPad – stay tuned for updates! We will be launching a fully interactive web version RIGHT HERE in 2017 – so please check back!
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