Len Wein (Comic Book Artist)

Len Wein

Leonard Norman Wein was an American comic book writer and editor best known for co-creating DC Comics’ Swamp Thing and Marvel Comics’ Wolverine, and for helping revive the Marvel superhero team the X-Men. Additionally, he was the editor for writer Alan Moore and illustrator Dave Gibbons’ influential DC miniseries Watchmen. Wein was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2008.

Born: Leonard Norman Wein, June 12, 1948, New York City, U.S.
Died: September 10, 2017, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality: American
Area(s): Writer, Editor
Notable works: Swamp Thing, Wolverine, X-Men, The Human Target, Justice League
Awards: Shazam Award, 1972, 1973, Inkpot Award, 1979, Comics Buyers Guide Award, 1982, Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame, 2008
Spouse(s): Glynis (Oliver) Wein (?–?), Christine Valada
IMDb: Len Wein’s IMDb

About Len Wein

American comic book editor and writer who co-created the DC Comics’ Swamp Thing and Marvel Comics’ Wolverine. He was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2008.

Before Fame

He grew up as a sickly child reading comic books to help keep him entertained and started drawing superheroes to pitch to the DC Comics editorial staff as a teenager.


He won various awards for his work including the 1982 Comics Buyer’s Guide Award for Best Editor.

Family Life

He has been married twice.


He collaborated with writer Kurt Busiek on the four-issue miniseries Conan: The Book of Thoth for Dark Horse Comics.

Information related to Len Wein

  • Swamp Thing – The Swamp Thing is a fictional superhero in American comic books published by DC Comics. A humanoid/plant elemental creature, created by writer Len Wein and artist Bernie Wrightson, the Swamp Thing has had several humanoid or monster incarnations in various different storylines.
  • Farmingdale State College alumni
  • Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame inductees
  • Inkpot Award winners
  • Comic book editors

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