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Walter Simonson

Biography

Walter Simonson

Walter "Walt" Simonson is an American comic book writer and artist, best known for run as writer/artist on Marvel ComicsThor from 1983 - 1987, during which he created the character Beta Ray Bill. He is also known for his creator-owned work, Star Slammers, which he first published as his Rhode Island School of Design thesis project. He has also worked on other Marvel titles such as X-Factor and Fantastic Four, on DC Comics books including Detective Comics,ManhunterMetal Men and Orion, and on licensed properties such as Star WarsAlienBattlestar Galactica andRobocop vs. Terminator.

Walter Simonson

Books by Walter Simonson

by Walter Simonson - Comic Books, Graphic Novel

Before Walter Simonson's work with Marvel and DC, there was Star Slammers, a series first devised by Simonson during his college days. The Slammers would later be resurrected as a Marvel graphic novel, and then a miniseries. Simonson describes it thus: "Once upon a time, there was a race of men who could out-shoot, out-fight, and out-kill anybody. They were paid fabulous sums to act as mercenaries. The practice became so lucrative, they decided to go into business. They became the most successful businessmen in history, and they called themselves... The Star Slammers!"

by Chris Claremont and Walter Simonson - Comic Books, Graphic Novel

Now, all the classic tales featuring this dystopian alternate ti meline are collected in one oversized volume! Kate Pryde journeys desperately through time to prevent Senator Kelly's assassination! Franklin Richards flees to the present, pursued by the hound-master Ahab! And Excalibur ventures into the future in a last-ditch attempt to defeat the Sentinels! Plus prequels starring Wolverine and the Hulk! The future is now!