Jason Aaron

Jason Aaron


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in Jasper, Alabama, The United States
January 28, 1973

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Jason Aaron grew up in a small town in Alabama. His cousin, Gustav Hasford, who wrote the semi-autobiographical novel The Short-Timers, on which the feature film Full Metal Jacket was based, was a large influence on Aaron. Aaron decided he wanted to write comics as a child, and though his father was skeptical when Aaron informed him of this aspiration, his mother took Aaron to drug stores, where he would purchase books from spinner racks, some of which he still owns today.

Aaron's career in comics began in 2001 when he won a Marvel Comics talent search contest with an eight-page Wolverine back-up story script. The story, which was published in Wolverine #175 (June 2002), gave him the opportunity to pitch subsequent ideas to editors.

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Here's my schedule for this weekend's C2E2 convention in Chicago. Not included: various tiki bar visits.

I'll have a table in Artist Alley (table H17), that will be stocked with books and open for business even when I'm not there. Though I'll try to be there as much as possible. 

Friday:      11am-1pm Signing at my table (H17) in Artist Alley1:30-2:30 pm Marvel Next Big Thing panel, room S4014:30... Read more of this blog post »
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“Spider-Man: The Phoenix Force is a crazy powerful cosmic firebird entity that for some reason seems to be attracted to earthbound redheads (I can relate).”
Jason Aaron, Astonishing Spider-Man & Wolverine

“Bobby: So assuming I survive the next 24 hours, where do you want to go on our first date?
Kitty: Some place that doesn't allow children.
Bobby: The strip club it is.”
Jason Aaron, Wolverine and the X-Men, Vol. 4

“Sir, we're now introducing the love interest for Spider-Man."
"Yes, just make sure it's organic. That it doesn't feel like it comes out of nowhere."
"We had her fall on him, Sir."
"Classy. I love it.”
Jason Aaron, Astonishing Spider-Man & Wolverine

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The winning pick will be our official Group Book Discussion for the month. The 2nd place finisher will be the optional discussion.

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