Jeff Jensen

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Jeff Jensen
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Jeff Jensen, at the Miami Book Fair International 2011
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer, Colourist
Notable works
Leaf (1991)
Team Titans (1993-1994)
(2011)

Jeff Jensen is an American comic book writer, who did the bulk of his work in the 1990s. In 2012 he won an Eisner Award for his 2011 book, The Green River Killer.

NAB Publishing (1991)[edit]

Jensen was a co-writer with creator/artist Phil Avelli[1] on the independently-published black-and-white comic book Leaf (1991). There were only two issues, Bill Sienkiewicz[1] did the cover art for #2.

DC Comics (1993-1994)[edit]

In the fall of 1993 Marv Wolfman left writing Team Titans to focus more on New Titans and Deathstroke.[2] Jensen and co-writer Phil Jimenez took over, writing Team Titans #13 (October, 1993) to Team Titans #24 (September, 1994) and the Team Titans Annual #2 (1994). It was then cancelled.

Marvel (2002)[edit]

Jensen wrote the four-issue X Factor miniseries (2002) and the graphic novel Captain America: Red White and Blue (September, 2002).

Dark Horse Books (2011)[edit]

Jensen wrote the hardcover black-and-white graphic novel Green River Killer: A True Detective Story (Dark Horse; September, 2011), which was penciled and inked by artist Jonathan Case and lettered by Nate "Blambot!" Piekos. It detailed the Green River Killer case from the point of view of King County Sheriff's Office detective Tom Jensen, the author's father.[3] It won the Eisner Award for "Best Reality Based Work" in 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Leaf #1 & #2". Mycomicshop.com. Retrieved 2013-12-27. 
  2. ^ "Teen Scenes". Wizard (25). September 1993. 
  3. ^ "''Green River Killer: A True Detective Story'' (2011)". Comicsalliance.com. 2011-04-20. Retrieved 2013-12-27.