Len Wein


Born
in New York, New York, The United States
June 12, 1948

Died
September 09, 2017

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Len Wein 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.

Wein was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2008.
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Average rating: 4.14 · 196,954 ratings · 4,311 reviews · 1,049 distinct worksSimilar authors
Batman vs. The Incredible Hulk

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3.97 avg rating — 20,437 ratings — published 1982 — 5 editions
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The Untold Legend of the Ba...

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3.94 avg rating — 14,287 ratings — published 1982 — 6 editions
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Swamp Thing: Dark Genesis

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4.15 avg rating — 2,721 ratings — published 1974 — 7 editions
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Before Watchmen: Ozymandias...

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3.38 avg rating — 1,792 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Before Watchmen: Ozymandias...

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3.91 avg rating — 814 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Essential Amazing Spider-Ma...

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Giant-Size X-Men #1

4.01 avg rating — 341 ratings — published 1975 — 2 editions
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Before Watchmen: Dollar Bil...

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Roots of the Swamp Thing

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4.01 avg rating — 529 ratings — published 1974 — 6 editions
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DC Universe: Legacies

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Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #1 Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #2 Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #3 Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #4 Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #5 Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #6
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“A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else.”
Len Wein

“There is an ancient legend which warns that,
should we ever learn our true origin, our universe
will instantly be destroyed.”
Len Wein

“No seriously, I'm a 910-year-old time lord, tough as old boots. Eat me and you'll have terrible indigestion for the next twenty years. Don't say I didn't warn you!”
Len Wein, Doctor Who 2013 Official Annual

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