Joshua Hale Fialkov

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Joshua Hale Fialkov
Born (1979-08-19) August 19, 1979 (age 34)
Sacramento, CA
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer
Notable works
Echoes, Elk's Run, I Vampire, Infected

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Joshua Hale Fialkov (b. August 19, 1979) is an American comic book writer who primarily works in the horror genre. He is best known for Echoes, Elk's Run, I, Vampire, and the 2008 film Infected. He has been nominated for multiple Harvey Awards.

Early life[edit]

Fialkov was born in Sacramento, CA on 19 August 1979, but raised in Pittsburgh, PA. He attended college at Emerson in Boston, MA where he received a B.F.A. in writing and directing.[1] After working in film in Boston, he moved to Los Angeles in 2001.


In 2007, he was a winner in the first Pilot Season comics competition with Cyblade, and returned for the fifth season in 2011 with The Test.[2]

Outside the comics realm, in 2008, his success in comics led to his selection as lead writer and executive producer for the LG15: The Resistance web series, based on the lonelygirl15 franchise.


Title Publisher Collaborators Award nominations
Elk's Run[3] Villard - March 27, 2007 Noel Tuazon (artist)
Scott Keating (colorist)
Best Writer, Best Artist, Best Letterer, Best Cover Artist, Best New Talent, Best Continuing or Limited Series, and Best Single Issue or Story (2006 Harvey Awards)
Tumor[4][5] Archaia - Oct 7, 2009 Noel Tuazon Eisner Award
Echoes Top Cow - Dec 2010 Rahsan Ekedal 2011 Harvey Award: Best New Series
2012 Harvey Awards: Best graphic album previously published, Best continuing or limited series, Best Writer, and Best single issue or story (issue 5).[6]
I, Vampire DC Comics - Sep 2011–Apr 2013 Andrea Sorrentino
The Last of the Greats Image Comics - Oct 2011–Feb 2012 Brent Peeples
Doctor Who[7] IDW Publishing - Jan-Apr 2012 Matthew Dow Smith
Ultimate Comics: Ultimates Marvel Comics - June-September 2013 Carmine Di Giandomenico
Ultimate FF Marvel Comics - April 2013-Present Mario Guevara


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