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Get the Backstory on today's most innovative storytellers in the magazine dedicated to covering the art and the business of storytelling.

We're quite excited for issue 22 as it's packed with tons of great content! Our cover story on Captain America: Civil War takes you behind the scenes with 3 full stories that include—both a spoiler-free and spoiler filled interview with co-writers Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely along with directors The Russo Brothers! Hear from the show runner of Fear The Walking Dead, Daredevil and Orphan Black plus the filmmakers behind Green Room, Keanu, The Jungle Book, The Lobster plus plenty of other storytelling centric entertainment journalism pieces!

Read a full length script or an in-depth interview with today's hottest storytellers in each issue.

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