Zeb Wells

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Zeb Wells
Zeb Wells by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Wells at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2011.
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer
Notable works
various Spider-Man titles

Zeb Wells is an American comic book writer known for his work at Marvel Comics, as well as his work on the animated TV series Robot Chicken.


Wells is an Emmy and Annie Award winning writer[1] and actor for the TV show Robot Chicken, including the Emmy-nominated Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II.

Wells has written numerous titles like Heroes for Hire and Civil War: Young Avengers/Runaways and various Spider-Man titles[2] and in 2006 signed an exclusive contract with Marvel.[3] He then wrote Venom: Dark Origin telling the origin of Eddie Brock and the Symbiote,[4] as well as the Dark Reign: Elektra tie-in series.[5]

He wrote twenty of the first twenty-one issues of the third volume of New Mutants, a series he launched with artist Diogenes Neves, including the crossover with Necrosha.[6] Being published in parallel with that series was Amazing Spider-Man Presents: Anti-Venom - New Ways To Live.[7]

Wells launched the series Avenging Spider-Man with artist Joe Madureira in November 2011.[8]

Wells also wrote two Carnage: miniseries Carnage: Family Feud & Carnage: U.S.A both with artist Clayton Crain.


Marvel Comics[edit]

Virgin Comics[edit]

Titles published by Virgin include:

  • Snake Woman:
    • Snake Woman (with Shekhar Kapur, Michael Gaydos, Dean Ruben Hyrapiet and Vivek Shinde, 2006–2007) collected as:
    • Snake Woman: Tale of the Snake Charmer #1-6 (with Vivek Shinde, 2007) collected as SW: TotSC (tpb, 144 pages, 2008, ISBN 1-934413-20-8)
    • Snake Woman: Curse of the 68 #1-4 (with Pradip Ingale, Manu P. K. and M Subramanian, 2008)


  1. ^ Debruge, Peter (January 30, 2009). "Kung Fu Panda Rules At Annie Awards". Variety. Retrieved April 9, 2010. 
  2. ^ Evans, Sam (October 11, 2002). "Zeb Wells: Tangled Web". Comics Bulletin. Retrieved March 15, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Zeb Wells Exclusive". Marvel.com. March 20, 2006. 
  4. ^ Ekstrom, Steve (June 20, 2008). "Behind the Symbiote: Zeb Wells on Venom: Dark Origins". Newsarama. Retrieved December 12, 2009. 
  5. ^ Ekstrom, Steve (February 18, 2009). "Zeb Wells on Dark Reign: Elektra". Newsarama. Retrieved May 6, 2009. 
  6. ^ Richards, Dave (July 24, 2009). "CCI: Kyle, Yost, Carey, and Wells Talk "Necrosha"". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved December 7, 2009. 
  7. ^ Rogers, Vaneta (December 8, 2009). "WEEKLY WEBBING with WELLS: Anti-Venom, Punisher, Lizard". Newsarama. Retrieved December 12, 2009. 
  8. ^ Manning, Shaun (June 13, 2011). "Zeb Wells and Joe Mad Talk "Avenging Spider-Man"". Comic Book Resources. 

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