Ed Hannigan (born August 6 ) is an [1 ] American writer, artist, and editor of comic books for both Marvel Comics and DC Comics. His most notable writing credits include work on during the late 1970s and early 1980s. As the artist on The Defenders , Hannigan co-created the characters The Spectacular Spider-Man Cloak and Dagger. He pencilled the covers on in a lengthy run that spanned the majority of 1983-1985 (with Batman Don Newton providing the interior art). He both wrote and illustrated the three-issue prestige format series for Skull & Bones DC Comics in 1992.
Hannigan was also the artist on DC Comics' first ongoing
Green Arrow comic book, beginning in 1987. Additionally, he was responsible for redesigning the character of Brainiac into his chromed, more robotic form. The [2 ] series began in 1989 with the five-part "Shaman" storyline by Hannigan and writer Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight Dennis O'Neil. [3 ]
Hannigan and his wife Heidi are the parents of Jean Anne, born in 1989.
In January 2010, Marvel Comics and
The Hero Initiative published "Ed Hannigan: Covered" a fundraising effort to assist with Hannigan's medical expenses due to multiple sclerosis. [5 ]
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^ Miller, John Jackson (June 10, 2005). "Comics Industry Birthdays". . Archived from Comics Buyer's Guide the original on October 29, 2010 . Retrieved December 12, 2010.
^ Special features, DVD. Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show
^ Manning, Matthew K.; Dolan, Hannah, ed. (2010). "1980s". DC Comics Year By Year A Visual Chronicle. Dorling Kindersley. p. 241. ISBN 978-0-7566-6742-9. "Written by Dennis O'Neil with art by Edward Hannigan, 'Shaman' helped jump-start this popular new title."
^ "DCI with Johnny DC," Legion of Super-Heroes #3 (Jan. 1990).
^ "Exclusive Preview: Ed Hannigan: Covered" Comic Book Resources January 7, 2010 Retrieved November 21, 2010
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