Todd Dezago

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Todd Dezago
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Todd Dezago at the 2008 New York Comic Con.
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer
Notable works
Impulse, The Sensational Spider-Man, Tellos, Young Justice

Todd Dezago is an American comic book writer best known for his collaborations with artist Mike Wieringo on The Sensational Spider-Man and their creator-owned fantasy series Tellos.

Career[edit]

Todd Dezago first worked with penciller Mike Wieringo on The Sensational Spider-Man #8 (Sept. 1996).[1] They then worked together on the creator-owned fantasy series Tellos in 1999.[2] The series, a coming-of-age adventure set in a magical, piratical world, ran 10 issues (May 1999 – Nov. 2000). The last three issues were released by Gorilla Comics, a short-lived Image Comics imprint co-founded by Dezago and several other creators in 2000.[3][4] Following the demise of the series, Dezago wrote the post-series one-shot, Tellos: Maiden Voyage #1 (March 2001).

Dezago co-created Young Justice with artist Todd Nauck in the 1998 one-shot Young Justice: The Secret.[5][6] His other Young Justice work includes the 1998 miniseries JLA: World Without Grown-ups.[7] From 1999 to 2002, he wrote Impulse #50-89.[8] In 2005 he co-created The Perhapanauts with artist Craig Rousseau.[5]

Bibliography[edit]

Interviews[edit]

  • First Class Comic Review #2, 2010 by Lily and Ellie Egleton.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cowsill, Alan; Gilbert, Laura, ed. (2012). "1990s". Spider-Man Chronicle Celebrating 50 Years of Web-Slinging. Dorling Kindersley. p. 228. ISBN 978-0756692360. It seemed that a whole host of bad guys were on a crime spree in this adventure, written by Todd Dezago and illustrated by the series' new regular artist Mike Wieringo. 
  2. ^ "Mike Wieringo". Lambiek Comiclopedia. 2013. Archived from the original on September 10, 2012. Retrieved December 29, 2013. 
  3. ^ Contino, Jennifer M. (May 2000). "Tell Us About Tellos". Sequentialtart.com. Archived from the original on December 29, 2013. Retrieved April 25, 2011. 
  4. ^ Dean, Michael (June 8, 2001). "The Case of the Disappearing Gorilla: The Banana Trust Explains How Not to Start a Comics Line". The Comics Journal #234. Fantagraphics Books. Archived from the original on March 4, 2012. Retrieved March 4, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Sykora, Steven (June 14, 2008). "Todd Dezago Interview". Project Fanboy. Archived from the original on December 12, 2015. 
  6. ^ Schuckman, Amanda (April 22, 2010). "Young Justice Joins the DCAU". Screen Rant. Archived from the original on September 5, 2015. Running for 55 issues, Young Justice was created by Todd DeZago and Todd Nauck 
  7. ^ Manning, Matthew K.; Dougall, Alastair, ed. (2014). "1990s". Batman: A Visual History. Dorling Kindersley. p. 234. ISBN 978-1465424563. The Young Justice team...starred in a two-issue prestige series called JLA: World Without Grown-ups written by Dezago and illustrated by Mike McKone and Humberto Ramos. 
  8. ^ Todd Dezago at the Grand Comics Database

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Preceded by
J. M. DeMatteis
X-Factor writer
1994–1995
Succeeded by
John Francis Moore
Preceded by
Chris Claremont
Wolverine writer
1998
Succeeded by
Erik Larsen