Doug Murray (comics)

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Doug Murray
BornDouglas Murray
November 1947
New York
NationalityAmerican
Area(s)Writer

Douglas Murray is an American comic book writer. He served as a non-commissioned officer in the Army in Vietnam during the Vietnam War, and was the main writer on the popular 1980s comic book series The 'Nam, published by Marvel Comics.[1] In the 1970s, Murray edited Heritage, a 2-issue fanzine dedicated to Flash Gordon.[2] He worked as a Marvel writer from 1984 to 1991.

Born and raised in New York, Doug grew up on Long Island. He was always a mega-collector of science fiction books and all sorts of movie memorabilia. He moved to Florida in 1990 and resides there today with his wife Pam (married since November 1979).[2]


Bibliography[edit]

  • The Monster Times various articles in numerous issues (early to mid-1970s)
  • Heritage 1-A and 1-B (2-issue Flash Gordon fan publication) (1972) publisher/ editor
  • ACBA Sketchbook (1973) publisher
  • Neal Adams Index (1974) publisher
  • ACBA Sketchbook 2 (1975) publisher
  • Two The Destroyer paperback novels (connected plotwise) (circa 1975)
  • Reel Fantasy Magazine # 1 (1978)
  • Savage Tales Magazine Vol. 2, #1 and #4 (1984) each contained a "Nam" prototype story by Doug Murray
  • The 'Nam #1-45, 49–51, 75 (Dec. 1986 - Dec. 1990)
  • Mark Hazzard: Merc #5-12 (Mar. 1987 - Oct. 1987)
  • Mark Hazzard: Merc Annual #1 (Jan. 1987)
  • Justice Machine #14-26
  • Hearts and Minds: A Vietnam Love Story, illustrated by Russ Heath; Epic Comics (1990)
  • The War #1-4 (June 1989 - Mar. 1990)
  • Savage Sword of Conan #171, 182 (Mar. 1990 - Feb. 1991)
  • What If? vol. 2 #10 (Feb. 1990)
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Missing Martian (1990)[3]
  • Marvel Comics Presents #77-79 (1991)[4]
  • Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. vol. 3 #24 (June 1991)
  • Medal of Honor Special (April 1994)
  • Medal of Honor #1-4 (Oct. 2004 - Jan. 2005)
  • Savage Red Sonja: Queen of the Frozen Wastes #1-4 (Aug. 2006 - Oct. 2006)
  • Jungle Girl #3 (Nov. 2007)
  • Jungle Girl Season 2 #1-5 (Nov. 2008 - July 2009)
  • Athena #1-4 (Sept. 2009 - Mar. 2010)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Voger, Mark. The Dark Age: Grim, Great & Gimmicky Post-Modern Comics, Raleigh, North Carolina, TwoMorrows Publishing, January 2006, pp. 31-32. ISBN 1893905535
  2. ^ a b Alex Raymond and Don Moore. Flash Gordon: The Fall Of Ming, Sundays 1941-44. Introductions by Murray and Dave Gibbons. London : Titan Books, 2013. ISBN 9780857686886 (p.206).
  3. ^ "Review of Sherlock Holmes in the Case of the Missing Martian". Retrieved 2009-11-28.
  4. ^ "Doug Murray: Marvel Digital Comics Creator Listing". Marvel Comics. Retrieved 2009-11-25.
  5. ^ "Review: Athena #1 by Doug Murray, Fabio Neves, and Paul Renaud". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved 25 November 2009.

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