- Name: Len Wein
- Born: 06/12/1948
- Died: 09/10/2017 (69 years old)
Leonard Norman Wein (//; June 12, 1948 – September 10, 2017) was an American comic book writer and editor best known for co-creating DC Comics’ Swamp Thing and Marvel Comics’ Wolverine, and for helping revive the Marvel superhero team the X-Men (including the co-creation of Nightcrawler, Storm, and Colossus). Additionally, he was the editor for writer Alan Moore and illustrator Dave Gibbons’ influential DC miniseries Watchmen.
Birth Name: Leonard Norman Wein
Notable Works: Swamp Thing, Wolverine, X-Men, The Human Target, Justice League
Awards: Shazam Award, Inkpot Award, Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame
Birth Place: New York City, U.S.
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Len Wein quotes :
I was a very sickly kid. While I was in the hospital at age 7, my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied. I was hooked.Len Wein
I became an art major, took every art class my school had to offer. In college, I majored in Advertising Art and Design.Len Wein
It's all about who's where on the food chain. When I'm the story editor, I expect my writers to follow my vision. When I'm working for another editor, I'm obliged to follow their vision.Len Wein
In general, shorter is better. If you can encapsulate your idea into a single captivating sentence, you're halfway home.Len Wein