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Len Wein

Len Wein

Writer/editor, co-creator, Swamp Thing, Wolverine, New X-Men

Len Wein is the creator of Swamp Thing, the Human Target, Brother Voodoo, and Wolverine and the New X-Men, along with Batman’s Lucius Fox and many other characters.

In television, Len developed the animated series Skeleton Warriors and the award-winning CGI-animated series War Planets: Shadow Raiders, and served as story editor for all 26 episodes of the latter. Len has also received Emmy honors for his work on Batman: The Animated Series.

In comic books, Len has been editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics, Disney Comics, and Top Cow Comics, as well as senior editor at DC Comics. He is noted for long runs writing almost every major character in the business, including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Justice League, Green Lantern, Flash, and the above-mentioned Swamp Thing and Human Target at DC, to Amazing Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, the Mighty Thor, the Fantastic Four, and Wolverine and the X-Men at Marvel. He has also written extensively in the Star Trek and Star Wars Universes. Len has been nominated for and won numerous industry Awards for his work. In 2008, Len was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame.