Gerard Jones


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in Cut Bank, Montana, The United States
July 10, 1957

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Gerard Jones is an award-winning American author and comic book writer. From 1987 to 2001, Jones wrote many comic books for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Viz Media, Malibu Comics and other publishers; including Green Lantern, Justice League, Prime, Ultraforce, El Diablo, Wonder Man, Martian Manhunter, Elongated Man, The Shadow, Pokémon, and Batman.

Jones is author of the Eisner Award-winning Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book (2004); Killing Monsters: Why Children Need Fantasy, Superheroes and Make-Believe Violence (2002), and Honey I'm Home: Sitcoms Selling the American Dream (1993). Jones is co-author with Will Jacobs of The Beaver Papers (1983), The Comic Book Heroes (1985, 1996), and the com
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I'm moving all my blogging back to my first and eponymous blog, Gerard Jones. If I'm going to concentrate my writing energies on the book, I should at the very least consolidate my potential web distractions. I'll be running excerpts from this book there, starting in a day or two.[image error]
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Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gan...

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Batman: Fortunate Son

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Green Lantern: The Road Back

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“American men had made do for so long with smiling chorines and sweet titillation in their sleazy magazine that no one realised how hungry they were to have their sex mixed with terror and blood.”
Gerard Jones, Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book

“We all know starry-eyed romantics like love stories, but few would argue early and intense exposure to sappy melodrama causes a romantic temperament.”
Gerard Jones, Killing Monsters: Our Children's Need For Fantasy, Heroism, and Make-Believe Violence



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