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, and a television writer/director known for 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] He later wrote two Carnage miniseries with artist Clayton Crain: Carnage: Family Feud and Carnage: U.S.A.

In 2016 Wells co-created the stop-motion animated comedy television series SuperMansion, now renewed for third season.


Marvel Comics[edit]

Virgin Comics[edit]

  • 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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