Author and Freelance Writer
About Daniel Dockery
Daniel Dockery is an author and writer who specializes in pop culture journalism and features. You can find his work on Crunchyroll, WIRED, Vulture, Paste Magazine, Polygon and various other outlets. Daniel is a graduate of Appalachian State University and his first book, Monster Kids: How Pokemon Taught a Generation to Catch Them All, is set to launch on October 4, 2022.
Coming soon: October 4
A unique and informative look into one
of the world’s most successful and iconic franchises—
Pokémon. With dozens of interviews from the
people who helped make Pokémon a success, Monster
Kids tells the story of how a few cute pocket monsters
captured the hearts of a generation and became a cultural
phenomenon. From Pokémon’s humble origins as a video
game inspired by one man’s love of bug catching to the
height of Pokémania in the 90s, the monster-collecting
franchises like Digimon and Yu-Gi-Oh! that tried to
emulate its success, and how it continues to evolve,
inspire, and delight fans to this day.