John Layman

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John Layman
Born John Steele Layman
(1969-08-02) August 2, 1969 (age 45)
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer, Letterer
Notable works
Chew
Marvel Zombies vs. The Army of Darkness

http://www.themightylayman.com

John Steele Layman (born August 2, 1969) is an American comic book writer and letterer.

Career[edit]

Once an editor for Wildstorm, a branch of DC Comics, Layman turned to writing comics full-time in 2002 and mainly writes for Marvel Comics.

He has also worked on several comic books based on pre-existing licenses such as Xena: Warrior Princess, ThunderCats, as well as crossovers like Marvel Zombies vs. The Army of Darkness.[dead link][1]

Layman has written a number of creator-owned titles at Image Comics, such as the graphic novel Puffed,[dead link][2] and Chew[3][4] with artist Rob Guillory.[5][6]

In 2007, he began working as a writer for Cryptic Studios, a video game studio in Los Gatos, California.[7] He worked there until 2010.

In 2010, Layman's semi-autobiographical comic Safe Word (published by Image Comics) hit stands. It has been optioned by Brett Ratner for production beginning in 2012.[citation needed]

Layman also helped create the animals in Avatar.[citation needed]

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Image Comics[edit]

Marvel Comics[edit]

Wildstorm[edit]

Other[edit]

DC Comics[edit]

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