Newswire: George R. R. Martin skipping Comic-Con to actually write a damn book

Following rumors that Marvel won’t be attending San Diego Comic-Con, Game Of Thrones author George R.R. Martin has announced he won’t be there either. That’s led some fans to complain that no one good will be at SDCC this year, as DC quietly cries in the corner.

While it’s possible the author is just pissed that he won’t get to hang out with Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans backstage, Martin’s official explanation is that he’s too busy finally writing more Game Of Thrones books to make any convention appearances. It’s a change of tune for the author, who spent most of last year doing just about everything but working on The Winds Of Winter, the follow-up to 2011’s A Dance With Dragons.

In a new blog post, Martin announced he’s also pulling out of a scheduled appearance at …

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