Cullen Bunn

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Cullen Bunn
Area(s) Writer
Notable works
Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe
The Damned
The Sixth Gun
Spouse(s) Cindy Bunn
Children Jackson Bunn

Cullen Bunn is an American writer of comic books, short stories and novelist, known for his work on comic books such as Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe for Marvel Comics, and The Damned and The Sixth Gun for Oni Press. His novel work includes the middle reader horror series Crooked Hills and his short story work includes the anthology collection Creeping Stones & Other Stories.

Early life[edit]

Cullen Bunn grew up in rural North Carolina.[1]


Bunn's noir/horror comic, and first collaboration with Brian Hurtt, The Damned, was published in 2007 by Oni Press. The sequel, The Damned: Prodigal Sons, was released in 2008.

In 2010 Oni Press premiered Bunn's series, The Sixth Gun, which continues to the present day.

In 2011, Oni Press published Bunn's original hardcover graphic novel, The Tooth. That same year, Earwig Press/Evileye Books published Bunn's middle reader horror prose series Crooked Hills. He also was one of the writers in Marvel Comics' crossover storyline that year, "Fear Itself". He wrote the tie-in book Fear Itself: The Black Widow, which received mostly positive reviews,[2][3][4][5] and later wrote two issues of The Fearless, a spinoff published after the conclusion of "Fear Itself" that also received positive reviews.[6] In November of that year, Lion Forge Comics published Bunn's digital comic, Night Trap.[7]

In 2013 Bunn wrote Deadpool Kills Deadpool for Marvel, which received positive reviews.[8][9]

Awards and nominations[edit]

In 2011 Bunn was nominated for a Ghastly Awards, and won Broken Frontier's Best Writer Independent Award. In 2012 he was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award and an Eisner Award.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Bunn lives in the St. Louis area with his wife Cindy and his son Jackson.[1]


Oni Press[edit]



  • Superman/Batman (April 2011-July 2011):
  • Sinestro (June 2014-present):
    • Volume 1: The Demon Within (tpb, 168 pages, 2015, ISBN 1-4012-5050-5) collects:
      • "Sinestro" (written by Matt Kindt and drawn by Dale Eaglesham, in Green Lantern vol. 5 #23.4, 2013)
      • "Blackest Day, Brightest Night" (with Dale Eaglesham, in #1, 2014)
      • "Necropolis" (with Dale Eaglesham, in #2, 2014)
      • "Heresy of Fear" (with Dale Eaglesham and Rags Morales, in #3, 2014)
      • "Inquisition" (with Rags Morales, in #4, 2014)
      • "The Demon Within" (with Dale Eaglesham, in #5, 2014)
      • "The Night, Both Fearful and Dark" (with Igor Lima, in Sinestro: Futures End #1, 2014)
    • Volume 2: Sacrifice (tpb, 192 pages, 2015, ISBN 1-40125-486-1) collects:
      • "Godhead, Act I, Part VI: Sacrifice" (with Dale Eaglesham and Martin Coccolo, in #6, 2014)
      • "Godhead Act II, Part V: Battle Plans" (with Ethan Van Sciverd, in #7, 2014)
      • "Godhead Act III, Part V: War Council" (with Martin Coccolo, in #8, 2014)
      • "Limits of War" (with Brad Walker, in #9, 2015)
      • "Prisoners of Warworld" (with Brad Walker, in #10, 2015)
      • "Spoils of War" (with Brad Walker and Geraldo Borges, in #11, 2015)
  • Secret Origins vol. 3 #6, "Building Blocks" (with Igor Lima, October 2014)
  • New Gods: Godhead #1, "Godhead Act I, Part I: Genesis" (with among other artists, October 2014)
  • Lobo vol. 3 #1- (with Reilly Brown) (October 2014-present)
  • Earth 2: World's End (February-April 2015)
    • Volume 2 (tpb, 336 pages, 2015, ISBN 1-4012-5844-1) collects:
      • "Run" (with among other artists, in #18, 2015)
      • "The Last Gasp" (with among other artists, in #19, 2015)
      • "Survival" (with among other artists, in #20, 2015)
      • "Last Hope" (with among other artists, in #21, 2015)
      • "God Flesh" (with among other artists, in #22, 2015)
      • "Breaking Through" (with among other artists, in #23, 2015)
      • "Hope" (with among other artists, in #24, 2015)
      • "Grounded" (with among other artists, in #25, 2015)
      • "End Times" (with among other artists, in #26, 2015)

IDW Publishing[edit]

Other publishers[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Cullen Bunn". Oni Press. Retrieved October 2, 2014.
  2. ^ "Fear Itself: Black Widow". Comic Book Roundup. Retrieved October 2, 2014.
  3. ^ Thompson, Kelly (July 2, 2011). "Review of Fear Itself: The Black Widow #1". Comic Book Resources.
  4. ^ Tate, Ray (July 1, 2011). "Fear Itself: Black Widow #1". Comics Bulletin.
  5. ^ Schedeen, Jesse (June 29, 2011). "Fear Itself: Black Widow #1 Review". IGN.
  6. ^ "Fear Itself: The Fearless". Comic Book Roundup. Retrieved October 2, 2014.
  7. ^ Armitage, Hugh (November 1, 2013). "Cullen Bunn tackles 'Night Trap' for Lion Forge Comics". Digital Spy.
  8. ^ "Deadpool Kills Deadpool". Comic Book Roundup. Retrieved October 2, 2014.
  9. ^ Eddieman, Robert (November 4, 2013). "Review – Deadpool Kills Deadpool".
Preceded by
Jason Aaron
Wolverine writer
Succeeded by
Ivan Brandon
Preceded by
Jeph Loeb
Wolverine writer
Succeeded by
Paul Cornell

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