Seeking a career in comic books, Kevin Paul Shaw Broden took art courses throughout his education - only to eventually discover that no matter what the media, he was a storyteller at heart.
Kevin has been telling stories ever since. His first published story was a science fiction tale that appeared in his college newspaper. Since then he has written for television animation, including the Japanese series MIDNIGHT HORROR SCHOOL. Kevin is a member of the Animation Writers Caucus of the Writers Guild of America, west, and a supporter of Women in Animation.
He also wrote a well-received chapter story online called REVENGE OF THE MASKED GHOST, which has since been collected online with accompanying illustrations as REVENGE OF THE MASKED GHOST: 5TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION, along with a follow-up short story called "A Tale of The Scarlet Spirit: In The Clutches of Convicts". He hopes to do even more with these characters in the future.
CLOCKWORK GENIE is Kevin’s first full-length novel, a paranormal romantic mystery originally debuting in late 2011 and re-released in a new edition in 2018, including new cover art. The CLOCKWORK GENIE MYSTERIES also includes a follow up short story called, "The Cop That Wouldn't Die: A Clockwork Genie Story".
Additionally, Kevin's released short stories include the individually available titles "Murder on the Cosplay Express" and "No Easy Way to Die".
For over the last fifteen years, Kevin has been illustrating and co-writing the online comic book FLYING GLORY AND THE HOUNDS OF GLORY which can be found at http://www.flying-glory.com The premise is: the granddaughter of the World War Two super heroine Flying Glory, Debra Clay discovers she has inherited super powers and convince her high school friends to become heroes to help promote their rock band.
A famous mystery author has spent the weekend at a comic book convention. While riding the train back to Los Angeles, he finds himself caught up in a murder investigation where every suspect is wearing a costume and isn't who they claim to be. The first in the Kent Bronwyn mystery series, this story pays homage to the great comic book conventions of Southern California.
Johnny Graves is a hired killer for the mob.
For the right money, he'll kill anyone for his bosses.
Tonight he's been given a new mark, but this time his orders are to keep the man alive at all costs.
Find out more in this 10,000 word Short Story.
Written in the style of pulp novels of the 1930s, REVENGE OF THE MASKED GHOST is the tale of a man obsessed and what that obsession does to his family. Originally released in serialized blog form, this compiled edition includes interior black and white illustrations along with a never before published SCARLET SPIRIT tale. The 5th Anniversary edition adds a new introduction and more illustrations.
After killing a prison guard, two convicts are on the run, and the vigilante known as the Masked Ghost is nowhere to be found. Margaret Randolph must once again become the Scarlet Spirit in order to capture them and save the life of her friend.
This is a sequel short story to Broden's novel REVENGE OF THE MASKED GHOST.
In this paranormal murder mystery short story that is a follow-up to the novel CLOCKWORK GENIE, Manning finds that the genie's influence didn't end with that first adventure. She wasn't even supposed to be there when the bullet struck her chest. Detective Whitney Manning should be dead. This continues the CLOCKWORK GENIE MYSTERIES.
Cecilia Orchard discovers that she is the suspect in the murder of a grandfather she never knew she had. On top of that craziness Cecilia has inherited a powerful genie. What are her dreams and is she willing to make the wish? And can she uncover who really killed her grandfather? Find out in this paranormal romantic mystery that is part of the CLOCKWORK GENIE MYSTERIES.