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Writers of Comics

Comic book and strip writers who do not also regularly draw comics. Artist-writers are included as Artists of comics
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Writers of Comics.
   "The Success Story" / author, Archie Goodwin ; illustrator,
   Al Williamson. p. 13-18 in Creepy, no. 137 (May 1982) --
   (The Art of Al Williamson Collector's Edition) -- "The
   much-acclaimed creator of the hit comic strip didn't
   foresee three problems, the fellows who wrote, drew and
   inked it for him!" -- Call no.: PN6728.3.W3C7no.137
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Writers of Comics--Dictionaries.
   The Who's Who of American Comics Books / editors, Jerry
   Bails and Hames Ware. -- Detroit : J. Bails, 1973-1976. --
   4 v. : ill. ; 28 cm. -- LIBRARY HAS: v. 1-4. -- Call no.:
   PN6725.B3
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Writers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   Albums of Early Life / Stanley Kauffmann. -- New Haven :
   Ticknor & Fields, 1980.-- 229 p. ; 22 cm. -- In a chapter
   titled "Album of Comic-Book Life" (p. 103-123) the author
   describes working as a writer and editor of comic books for
   a few years starting in 1942. The names given in the
   account, both corporate and personal, seem not to be real
   names. -- Call no.: PS3521.A7255 Z5K3
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Writers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   Comic Book Writers : clipping file. -- 1 portfolio : ill. ;
   25 x 38 cm. -- Collected at Michigan State University in
   the Russel B. Nye Popular Culture Collection's Popular
   Culture Vertical File (PCVF). -- Call no.: PCVF Comics
   "Comic Book Writers"
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Writers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Comic Book Writers and Hollywood" / Alan Brennert. p.
   19-20 in The Comics Journal, no. 71 (Mar. 1982). -- Letter
   to the editor, on comic book writers and the Wonder Woman
   television series. -- Data from Pete Coogan. -- Call no.:
   PN6700.C62no.71
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Writers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   Comics professionals : clipping file. -- 1 portfolio : ill.
   ; 25 x 38 cm. -- Collected at Michigan State University in
   the Russel B. Nye Popular Culture Collection's Popular
   Culture Vertical File (PCVF). -- Items on artists and
   writers. -- Call no.: PCVF Comics.
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Writers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   Famous Comic Book Creators Trading Cards. -- Forestville,
   Calif. : Eclipse Enterprises, 1992. -- 110 cards : col.
   ill. ; in loose-leaf folder, 30 cm. -- Each card features a
   photographic portrait, and on verso a biography and (for
   artists) an art sample. -- Call no.: PN6710.F3 1992
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Writers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Horror Writers of America Include Comics" p. 28-29 in The
   Comics Journal, no. 161 (Aug. 1993) -- (Newswatch) --
   "Active" status can now be granted to writers of comic
   books. -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.161
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Writers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   Index entry to Amazing Heroes, no. 147 (Aug. 15, 1988) --
   (Superman writers) -- Data from Brian Mowbray.
   k. Superman. k. Superman writers. k. Comic book writers. k.
   Writers. Call no.: PN6725.A47no.147
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Writers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Marvel Announces Round of Writer Exclusives" p. 35-36 in
   The Comics Journal, no. 263 (Oct./Nov. 2004). -- (Newswatch
   : Journal Datebook) -- Comics writers join Marvel: Warren
   Ellis, Robert Kirkman, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. -- Call no.:
   PN6700.C62no.263
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Writers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Marvel Writers Lose Claims to Original Artwork" p. 13
   (Comics Journal #60 November 1980) -- Data from Pete
   Coogan. -- Call no.: PN6700.C62no.60
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Writers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   Mera Jaeger : miscellaneous papers. -- 192?-  . -- 1
   portfolio : 25 x 38 cm. -- Collected at Michigan State
   University in the Russel B. Nye Popular Culture
   Collection's Popular Culture Vertical File (PCVF).
   1. Jaeger, Mera. 2. Comic book writers.
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Writers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Nothing to do with Candy"* (Katy Keene) / by Bill Woggon.
   7 p. in Katy Keene Comics, no. 6 (June 1952). -- A story in
   which Sis struggles with the writer and the readers to
   decide what the story is about. -- Call no.:
   PN6728.1.A7K3no.6
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Writers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   "Silver Sci-Fi Memories" / Gary M. Carter. p. 6 in Comic
   Book Marketplace, v. 2, no. 59 (May 1998). -- (Letter from
   the editor) -- About silver age DC writers also being
   science fiction writers. -- Call no.: PN6714.C632v.2no.59
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Writers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   Women and the Comics / by Trina Robbins and Catherine
   Yronwode. -- Eclipse Books, 1985. -- 127 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
   -- Includes index. -- Content: History and criticism of
   comics, artists and writers of comics. -- Call no.:
   PN6710.R6 1985
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Writers of Comics--Miscellanea.
   Women Comics Professionals : clipping file. -- 1 portfolio
   ; 25 x 38 cm. -- Collected at Michigan State University in
   the Russel B. Nye Popular Culture Collection's Popular
   Culture Vertical File (PCVF). -- Call no.: PCVF Comics.
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Writers of Comics--Periodicals.
   The Splash Page : The Official Newsletter of the Marvel
   Freelance Community. -- New York : Marvel Comics, . -- ill.
   ; 28 cm. -- For self-employed artists and writers. --
   LIBRARY HAS: v. 2, no. 2. -- Call no.: PN6714.M3S63
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"Writers of the Comics : Metro Con 71 : Denny O'Neil, Ted
   White, Len Wein" / transcribed and prepared for publication
   by Gary Groth. p. 18-25 in Word Balloons, no. 1 (Mar.
   1974). -- Panel discussion; also speaking are Mark
   Hanerfeld, Marv Wolfman, and Gerry Conway. -- Call no.:
   PN6700.W6no 1
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Writers on Comics.
   Give Our Regards to the Atomsmashers! : Writers on Comics /
   edited and with an introduction by Sean Howe. -- New York :
   Pantheon Books, 2004. -- 228 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. -- CONTENTS
   (from dust jacket): Jonathan Lethem on childhood
   friendships and the return of Jack Kirby ; Luc Sante on the
   clear lines and ageless world of Tintin ; Geoff Dyer on
   Spider-Man and how comic book art colored the author's
   world ; Aimee Bender on Yummy Fur and storytelling ;
   Christopher Sorrentino on the DC/Marvel rivalry and a
   child's need to be accepted ; Steve Erickson on the wildly
   subversive American Flagg ; Gary Giddins on learning the
   Classics through Classics Illustrated ; Brad Meltzer on
   young love and the New Teen Titans ; John Wray on horror,
   guilt, and the humor of Jim Woodring ; Geoffrey O'Brien on
   Nick Fury and the end of the comic book world ; Glen David
   Gold on Adam Warlock and the nature of collecting ; Lydia
   Millet on the dreamscapes of Little Nemo in Slumberland ;
   Tom Piazza on the ingenuousness and perversity of Bizarro
   and Mxyzptlk ; Chris Offutt on NoMan and life as an
   outsider ; Greil Marcus on Uncle Sam and the unfulfilled
   promise of America ; Myla Goldberg on the complex
   narratives and tantalizing visuals of Renée French and
   Chris Ware ; Andrew Hultkrans on being a disciple of Steve
   Ditko. -- Call no.: PN6725.H65 2004
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Writers on Comics Scriptwriting / Mark Salisbury. -- London :
   Titan Books, 1999. -- 240 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. -- Interviews
   with: Kurt Busiek, Peter David, Chuck Dixon, Warren Ellis,
   Garth Ennis, Neil Gaiman, Devin Grayson, Dan Jurgens, Joe
   Kelly, Jeph Loeb, Todd McFarlane, Frank Miller, Grant
   Morrison, and Mark Waid. -- Call no.: PN6710.W75 1999
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"Writer's Showcase" (9 essays on comics) p. 67-105 in The
   Comics Journal, no. 200 (Dec. 1997) -- Call no.:
   PN6700.C62no.200
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Writers Voices.
   The 1990 Doonesbury Stamp Album / Garry Trudeau. -- New
   York : Viking Penguin, 1990. -- 16 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
   -- Sixteen sheets of full-color stamps celebrate 20 years
   of Doonesbury. Designed as a fund-raiser to aid Writers
   Voices, the publishing program of Literacy Volunteers of
   New York City, Inc.
   1. Comic art paraphernalia. I. Trudeau, G. B., 1948- II.
   Doonesbury Stamp Album. III. Literacy Volunteers of New
   York City, Inc. IV. Writers Voices. V. Viking Penguin. Call
   no.: PN6728.D65S75 1990
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Writers' working methods.
   Index entry (p. 40, 45, 226, 228) in Marvel : Five Fabulous
   Decades of the World's Greatest Comics, by Les Daniels (New
   York : H.N. Abrams, 1991). Call no.: PN6725.D25 1991
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"Writes a Letter" (Adventures of Mr. George, 1910) / Harold
   Knerr. p. 80 in The Comic Strip Century (Kitchen Sink
   Press, 1995). -- Call no.: PN6726.C595 1995v.1
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Writhing.
   "And Vegas Writhes in Flame!" (Ghost Rider) 18 p. in Ghost
   Rider, no. 5 (Apr. 1974) -- Call no.: PN6728.4.M3G33no.5
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Writhing.
   "The Desperate Character Writhes Again!" in Home Grown
   Funnies, no. 1 (1971). -- By R. Crumb. -- Back cover. --
   Call no.: PN6728.45.K5H6no.1
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This segment last edited July 27, 2014