Brett Matthews

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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;f=36;t=005543
  3. ^ MEANWHILE Interviews... Brett Matthews June 2005
  4. ^ "2009 Hugo Award Nominations". 2009-03-20. Retrieved 2009-03-20. 

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