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Jim Shooter
Comic book writer. Editor in Chief at Marvel. Started several noteworthy comic book publishing companies. Wrote children's books. Did big-time advertising and PR. Did film, TV and animation development. Did toy development. Developed Broadway musicals. Created a float and a balloon for the Macy's... show more



Comic book writer. Editor in Chief at Marvel. Started several noteworthy comic book publishing companies. Wrote children's books. Did big-time advertising and PR. Did film, TV and animation development. Did toy development. Developed Broadway musicals. Created a float and a balloon for the Macy's parade. Learned from the best. Trained a lot of people you think are big shots.

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Birth date: September 27, 1951
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 10 months ago
We're still getting some very wacky ideas from what should have been a straight-forward plot, such as the issues where the Legion teams up with a Science Police officer, or when Princess Projectra keeps getting sick. The women also keep getting weaker and weaker. The time will come when male writers...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 11 months ago
This volume collects issues mostly from 1969, which was also the year that the Legion stories were pushed from the lead feature of Adventure comics to a second-stringer in Action comics. The stories however...a lot seems to have happened in the volume I had to skip due to costs. Action-wise, certa...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 1 year ago
I've said it before and then went and splurged on volumes anyway, but 'Volume 8' is notoriously high-priced. Some mixture of the notoriety of its stories and the scarcity of its edition makes it sell for three or four times the cover price. I'll be circling eBay for awhile before one comes up at a p...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 1 year ago
It is difficult to cry foul over spoilers for a 50 year old comic book, but the back cover of this Archives collection features two covers that show the death of a Legion member in no uncertain terms. This was a big deal, as before no Legionnaire has stayed dead before. This character, I believe rem...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 1 year ago
The comics are easing into this business of long-range story-telling, but boy, is it difficult for the writer's sometimes. They want to just wave a hand and have Kal-El or Invisible Kid give a panel's worth of exposition on what could have been an interesting story in itself. Of course, dealing with...
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