Greg Pak at a panel discussion for the new show Fresh Off the Boat
August 23, 1968
|Residence||New York City, New York
|Education||New York University
|Occupation||Writer, comics creator, director|
|Known for||Action Comics
World War Hulk
Pak was born in Dallas, Texas, and graduated from Hillcrest High School. He is a graduate of Yale University, where he wrote for the campus humor magazine, The Yale Record and was a member of the Purple Crayon improv group. He went on to study history at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and film at New York University.
His New York University (NYU) student film, Fighting Grandpa, about his Korean grandparents, won the Gold Medal at the 25th Student Academy Awards. His short film "Asian Pride Porn", starring playwright David Henry Hwang and director Michael Kang, was licensed to Atom Films. Pak's feature film Robot Stories won 35 film festival awards. He collected his critically acclaimed screenplays in the recent book Robot Stories & More Screenplays, whose foreword was written by David Henry Hwang, and which has been used in college classes in writing, film, and Asian American studies.
Pak frequently writes for Marvel Comics, starting in September 2004 and signing an exclusive deal with them in July 2005. He has worked on such titles as Warlock, Phoenix: Endsong, Phoenix: Warsong, Iron Man, and The Incredible Hulk, and Dynamite Entertainment's spin-off series based on the Sci-Fi Channel's Battlestar Galactica.
2000s projects include Incredible Hercules, World War Hulk: Warbound and Skaar: Son of Hulk, all spinning-off from World War Hulk, as well as Magneto: Testament and War Machine. Pak is also one of the featured contributors to Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology.
Titles published by Marvel Comics:
- Warlock #1-4 (5th series) (with Charlie Adlard, 2004)
- X-Men: Phoenix - Endsong #1-5 (with Greg Land, 2005)
- X-Men: Phoenix - Warsong #1-5 (with Tyler Kirkham, 2006–2007)
- Magneto: Testament #1-5 (with Carmine Di Giandomenico, 2008–2009)
- Astonishing X-Men #44-47, 60-61 (with Mike McKone and various, 2012-2013)
- X-Treme X-men #1-13 (with various, 2012-2013)
- Storm #1-ongoing (with various, 2014-...)
- Marvel Nemesis: The Imperfects #1-6 (with Renato Arlem, 2005)
- Iron Man: House of M #1-3 (with Pat Lee, 2005)
- Marvel 1602: New World #1-5 (with Greg Tocchini, 2005)
- Amazing Fantasy vol. 2 #15 (with Patrick Scherberger, 2006)
- What If: Submariner (with David Lopez, 2006)
- Incredible Hercules #112-141 (with co-author Fred Van Lente and varios, 2008–2010)
- Hercules: Fall of an Avenger #1-2 (with co-author Fred Van Lente and art by Ariel Olivetti, 2010)
- Heroic Age: Prince of Power #1-4 (with co-author Fred Van Lente and art by Reilly Brown, 2010)
- Herc #1-10 (with co-author Fred Van Lente and art by Cliff Richards, 2011)
- War Machine #0-12 (with Leonardo Manco, 2008-2009)
- Alpha Flight Vol. 4 #0.1-8 (with co-author Fred Van Lente and art by Dale Eaglesham, 2012)
- Silver Surfer #1-5 (with varios, 2011)
- Red Skull #1-5 (with Mirko Colak, 2011)
Titles published by DC Comics:
- Batman/Superman #1-ongoing (with Jae Lee and various, 2013-...)
- Action Comics #23.2, 25-ongoing (with Aaron Kuder, 2013-...)
- Secret Origins a segment in #1 (with Lee Weeks, 2014)
Titles published by various American publishers include:
- Dynamite Entertainment:
- Eternal Warrior #1-8(with Trevor Hairsine and Robert Gill, Valiant Comics, 2013-2014)
- Truitt, Brian (February 21, 2013). "'Batman/Superman' showcases meeting of DC Comics icons". USA Today.
- Wilonsky, Robert (February 2013). "Dallas native (and DISD grad) Greg Pak tapped to write DC Comics' new 'Batman/Superman'". Dallas Morning News.
- The Yale Record. New Haven: Yale Record. Spring, 1990. p. 2.
- Tramountanas, George A. (July 11, 2005). "Greg Pak Makes His Marvel - Signs Exclusively With Publisher". Comic Book Resources.
- Weiland, Jonah (July 18, 2004). Warlock Stories: Greg Pak talks "Warlock". Comic Book Resources.
- Weiland, Jonah (August 20, 2004). Greg Pak talks 'X-Men: Phoenix - Endsong'"., Comic Book Resources.
- Singh, Arune (June 2, 2006). "It's Not Over Till She Sings: Greg Pak Talks 'X-Men: Phoenix- Warsong'". Comic Book Resources.
- Richards, Dave (March 17, 2008). "GREEK WEEK Part I -Pak & Van Lente talk Hercules' Past". Comic Book Resources
- Richards, Dave (March 20, 2008). "GREEK WEEK Part IV- Pak & Van Lente on Herc's Past & Future". Comic Book Resources.
- Richards, Dave (September 4, 2008). "Love, Olympian Style: Pak & Van Lente talk 'Incredible Hercules'". Comic Book Resources.
- Richards, Dave (June 10, 2008). "Hulk Slash! Pak talks 'Skaar: Son of Hulk'". Comic Book Resources.
- Richards, Dave (May 31, 2008). "WW Philly: Pak talks 'Magneto: Testament'". Comic Book Resources.
- Brady, Matt (July 25, 2008). SDCC '08 - Pak & Rosemann Talk War Machine. Newsarama.
- Richards, Dave (July 25, 2008). "CCI: Pak, Rosemann on 'War Machine'". Comic Book Resources.
- Brady, Matt (November 10, 2008). "Greasing the Gears: Greg Pak Talks 'War Machine'". Newsarama.
- Secret Identities. The New Press. Retrieved September 16, 2012.
- Phegley, Kiel (June 24, 2014). "Greg Pak & Aaron Kuder Take Over 'Action Comics'". Comic Book Resources.
- Goldstein, Hilary (March 21, 2005). "Marvel Nemesis Unveiled". IGN.
- Greg Pak at the Grand Comics Database
- Greg Pak at the Internet Movie Database
- "Robot Stories & More Screenplays" Book Collection with Original Commentaries
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Greg Pak.|
- Official website
- Greg Pak at the Comic Book DB
- PakBuzz Official News Site
- "Asian Pride Porn" AtomFilms.com page
- "Robot Stories" Official Website
- Interview: Greg Pak, 2005
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