In Which Writer Len Wein Talks Turkey...and Other Languages He Doesn't Really Understand
Thursday, February 7, 2008
So No One Told Me Life Was Gonna Be This Way...
Okay, I'll admit it, this made me laugh. Talk about giving new meaning to the term Super Friends... And thanks to super-talented Superman writer and Friend of the Blog Kurt Busiek for alerting your humble blogger to its existence.
Creator of legendary character SWAMP THING (generating 4 comic book series, 2 feature films, a TV series, animated series, and a new feature film in development); the HUMAN TARGET (several comics series, 2 live-action TV series); and WOLVERINE and the NEW X-MEN (the most successful comic book series of the ‘80s/‘90s, 3 long-running animated series, 5 successful feature films, with a 2nd Wolverine solo in pre-production), and many other characters. In TV, Len Story Edited the award-winning WAR PLANETS: SHADOW RAIDERS. He’s scripted 60+ episodes of HYPERNAUTS, CONAN, HULK, X-MEN, GODZILLA, SPIDER-MAN, STREET FIGHTER, REBOOT, BEAST WARS, BEAST MACHINES, EXOSQUAD, POCKET DRAGON ADVENTURES, BEN 10, many others. Len also received Emmy honors for BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES. In comics, Len’s been Editor-in-Chief of Marvel, Disney, and Top Cow Comics, and Senior Editor at DC. He is noted for long runs writing almost every major character. In 2010, Len wrote Legacies, a first-person history of the then-DCU. In 2012, he participated in the Before Watchmen project, writing the Crimson Corsair and Ozymandias mini-series. In 2008, Len was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame.