J. T. Krul

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J. T. Krul
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Krul at a signing for Teen Titans #97 at Midtown Comics in Manhattan, July 13, 2011.
Born Jeffrey T. Krul
(1972-11-14) November 14, 1972 (age 42)
Michigan
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer
Notable works
Fathom

http://www.krulwords.com

J. T. Krul (born November 14, 1972 in Michigan[1]) is a comic book writer, best known for his work on Aspen MLT's Fathom comic series.

Early life[edit]

J.T. Krul was born and raised in Michigan. He received a Bachelors Degree in Film and Video Production from Michigan State University.[2]

Career[edit]

Krul moved to Los Angeles, California in 1996, where he landed the job of production assistant on the TV show Seinfeld. [1][2] He was promoted to the position of the show's production coordinator in its last season.

J.T. Krul's first comic book work was at Marvel Comics, writing X-Men Unlimited and later, Spider-Man Unlimited.[3] He subsequently went to work for Michael Turner's company, Aspen MLT, writing their flagship titles Fathom and Soulfire. He then launched a creator-owned comic book there called Mindfield, which debuted in 2010.[2]

In 2008 Krul wrote Past Experience, a Heroes comic book story starring characters from the NBC TV series of the same name.[4] That same year, he wrote the third book in the Joker's Asylum series of one-shots, which featured Poison Ivy.[5][6]

Other books he has written for DC Comics include several issues of Teen Titans and Titans, including Blackest Night: Titans,[7] the tie in to DC's 2009-10 "Blackest Night" crossover event. In 2009 Krul wrote Justice League: The Rise and Fall, and Justice League: The Rise of Arsenal and later took over the Green Arrow series with issue #31 (May 2010), with a storyline titled "The Fall of Green Arrow".[8] After four issues a new volume of Green Arrow was launched with a new #1 with Krul writing.[9] He returned to Teen Titans as the main writer.[10]

As part of DC Comics' The New 52 relaunch in 2011, Krul wrote Green Arrow[11][12] and Captain Atom.[13] He left Green Arrow after issue #3 due to time pressures but continued to write Captain Atom.[14]

Krul has written for Dynamite Entertainment's books, including Red Sonja and Highlander: Way of the Sword.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Krul lives in Southern California with his wife and their two daughters.[2]

Bibliography[edit]

Comics work includes:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Goodman, David (May 20, 2013). "J. T. Krul: writer for Aspen, Marvel and DC Comics Interview". Front Towards Gamer. Archived from the original on September 24, 2014. Retrieved August 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Krul, J. T. (2012). "J. T. Krul". Wizard World. Archived from the original on October 5, 2014. Retrieved August 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ J. T. Krul at the Grand Comics Database
  4. ^ Past Experience PDF (14 MB)
  5. ^ Arrant, Chris (June 18, 2008). "J. T. Krul on Joker's Asylum: Poison Ivy". Newsarama. Archived from the original on August 28, 2013. 
  6. ^ Renaud, Jeffrey (June 25, 2008). "The Joker’s Asylum, Part III: Poison Ivy". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on June 26, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b George, Richard (May 15, 2009). "Blackest Night's Future: August 2009". IGN. Archived from the original on August 28, 2013. 
  8. ^ Segura, Alex (December 11, 2009). "DCU In 2010: The Rise of Arsenal and the Fall of Green Arrow". DC Comics. Archived from the original on October 5, 2014. Retrieved July 11, 2011. 
  9. ^ Segura, Alex (March 18, 2010). "After the Fall, Green Arrow rises again". DC Comics. Archived from the original on September 22, 2012. Retrieved July 11, 2011. 
  10. ^ Rogers, Vaneta (June 1, 2010). "Writer J. T. Krul To Take Over Teen Titans in Late 2010". Newsarama. Archived from the original on August 29, 2013. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 
  11. ^ Guerrero, Tony (August 15, 2011). "J.T. Krul Talks About the Future of Green Arrow in the 'New 52'". Comic Vine. Archived from the original on August 28, 2013. 
  12. ^ a b Rogers, Vaneta (June 14, 2011). "Billionaire World-Traveling Green Arrow Returns for DCnU". Newsarama. Archived from the original on December 19, 2013. 
  13. ^ a b Rogers, Vaneta (June 16, 2011). "Krul to Bring 'Intense, Sci-fi Feel' to DCnU Captain Atom". Newsarama. Archived from the original on December 19, 2013. 
  14. ^ Chou, Richard (September 19, 2011). "Comics: J. T. Krul Leaves Green Arrow, Continues Captain Atom". Critiques4geeks.com. Archived from the original on November 27, 2012. 

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Preceded by
Felicia D. Henderson
Teen Titans writer
2009
Succeeded by
Felicia D. Henderson
Preceded by
Felicia D. Henderson
Teen Titans writer
2010–2011
Succeeded by
Scott Lobdell
Preceded by
Andrew Kreisberg
Green Arrow writer
2010–2012
Succeeded by
Keith Giffen and Dan Jurgens
Preceded by
Adam Beechen
Batman Beyond Unlimited writer
2012–2013
Succeeded by
n/a