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Marv Wolfman
Marv Wolfman
Born Marvin Arthur Wolfman
May 13, 1946 (1946-05-13) (age 73)
New York City, New York
Positions Character Creator
Writer

Marvin Arthur Wolfman (born May 13, 1946), credited as Marv Wolfman, is a comic book writer who was credited for his character creations on Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned, Spider-Man, The Spectacular Spider-Man, Marvel Anime: Blade, Ultimate Spider-Man, and Guardians of the Galaxy. He also wrote the Spider-Man episode "The Menace of Mysterio".

Biography

He worked at DC Comics most notably working on Teen Titans. He famously went on to create the crossover event Crossover on Infinite Earths. He created notable characters like Raven, Starfire, Cyborg, Deathstroke, Anti-Monitor, Ravager, Emil Hamilton, Cat Grant, the Nightwing version of Dick Grayson, and Tim Drake.

While at Marvel Comics, Wolfman crafted the horror comic The Tomb of Dracula and introduced the character of Blade. Before the release of the first Blade film, Wolfman sued Marvel saying he had not signed a work-for-hire contract. However, a judge ruled that Marvel's use of the characters were different enough. He created the characters Bullseye, Black Cat, Count Dracula, Blade, and Richard Rider, and the Nova Corps.

He also wrote comics for The Walt Disney Company including DuckTales and Mickey Mouse Adventures..

He was hired to create the series Beast Machines: Transformers, the sequel to the hit series Beast Wars: Transformers. However, it was not well received by fans or critics.

Other notable works include G. I. Joe, The Transformers, Jem, Fraggle Rock, Garbage Pail Kids, RoboCop, Superman, Batman: The Animated Series, Conan: The Adventurer, Beast Wars: Transformers, ReBoot, War Planets, Godzilla: The Series, Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century, Superman: The Animated Series, and The Legend of Tarzan. He is credited for most uses of his characters.

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