About Strange Matter


Strange Matter is a creative studio that exists to tell rich and exciting stories, populated by distinctive characters in an array of fascinating settings.

Founded in 2018 by writers George Mann and Cavan Scott, Strange Matter produces predominantly science fiction, fantasy, horror and crime stories for books, comics, games and television.

Both together and individually, Mann and Scott have a wealth of experience working for established properties such as Star Wars, Doctor WhoPacific Rim, Ghostbusters, Warhammer and more, as well as creating popular original IPs including Newbury & Hobbes, and Wychwood.

We have a number of projects currently in development, with announcements to follow soon.

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George Mann

George is a Sunday Times bestselling novelist and scriptwriter. 

He’s the author of the Newbury & Hobbes Victorian mystery series, as well as four novels about a 1920s vigilante known as The Ghost. He’s also written bestselling Doctor Who novels, new adventures for Sherlock Holmes and the supernatural crime series, Wychwood.

His comic writing includes extensive work on Doctor WhoDark SoulsWarhammer 40,000, a creator-owned series based on Newbury & Hobbes, as well as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for younger readers.

He’s written audio scripts for Doctor WhoBlake’s 7Sherlock Holmes, Warhammer 40,000 and more.

As Editor, he’s assembled four anthologies of original Sherlock Holmes fiction, as well as multiple volumes of The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction and The Solaris Book of New Fantasy.

Cavan Scott

Author and comic book writer Cavan Scott is a UK number one bestseller who has written for such popular worlds as Star Wars, Doctor Who, Star Trek, Vikings, Judge Dredd, Pacific Rim, Sherlock Holmes  and more.

A key member of Lucasfilm’s top secret Project Luminous publishing initiative, Cavan is the author of Star Wars Dooku: Jedi Lost, The Patchwork Devil, and Cry of the Innocents.

He has written comics for IDW, Dark Horse, Vertigo, Titan, Legendary, 2000AD, and the Beano.

He lives in Bristol, United Kingdom with his wife and daughters. 

You can discover more about his work at www.cavanscott.com

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