Brett Matthews

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For the South African cricketer, see Brett Matthews (cricketer).

Brett Matthews is an American writer of comics and TV shows. He was assistant to Joss Whedon on TV shows Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel and Firefly.[1] He scripted the Firefly episode Heart of Gold. In 2004 he wrote the screenplay for the Direct to DVD animated movie The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury.

In comics, Matthews has co-written the Serenity comic book prequel mini-series Those Left Behind and Better Days with Joss Whedon. He is currently writing The Lone Ranger for Dynamite Entertainment.[2] He has also written Daredevil, Spider-Man and Wolverine comicbook specials for Marvel Comics.[3]

Matthews received Hugo Award nominations for his script for "Heart of Gold" and in the Graphic Story category for Serenity: Better Days.[4]

Matthews graduated from Wesleyan University in 1999.

He is currently working for The Vampire Diaries.


  1. ^ Brett Matthews iMdb entry
  2. ^ HI-YO! Brett Matthews on the Lone Ranger's Return, September 6, 2006 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-01-11. Retrieved 2008-03-08. 
  3. ^ MEANWHILE Interviews... Brett Matthews June 2005
  4. ^ "2009 Hugo Award Nominations". 2009-03-20. Retrieved 2009-03-20. 

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