Biography

John Lindley Byrne is a British-born American comic-book writer and artist. Since the mid-1970s, Byrne has worked on many major American superheroes. Byrne's better-known work has been on Marvel Comics’ X-Men and Fantastic Four and the 1986 relaunch of DC Comics’ Superman franchise, the first issue of which featured comics' first variant cover. Coming into the comics profession exclusively as a penciler, Byrne began co-plotting the X-Men comics during his tenure on them, and launched his writing career in earnest with Fantastic Four (where he started inking his own pencils). During the 1990s he produced a number of creator-owned works, including Next Men and Danger Unlimited. He scripted the first issues of Mike Mignola's Hellboy series and produced a number of Star Trek comics for IDW Publishing.

John Lindley Byrne is a British-born American comic-book writer and artist. Since the mid-1970s, Byrne has worked on many major American superheroes. Byrne's better-known work has been on Marvel Comics’ X-Men and Fantastic Four and the 1986 relaunch of DC Comics’ Superman franchise, the first issue of which featured comics' first variant cover. Coming into the comics profession exclusively as a penciler, Byrne began co-plotting the X-Men comics during his tenure on them, and launched his writing career in earnest with Fantastic Four (where he started inking his own pencils). During the 1990s he produced a number of creator-owned works, including Next Men and Danger Unlimited. He scripted the first issues of Mike Mignola's Hellboy series and produced a number of Star Trek comics for IDW Publishing.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 9

Birthday 1950-07-06

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Crew TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Lego Batman Movie Thanks
2015 Ant-Man Thanks
2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past Graphic Novel Illustrator
2013 Iron Man 3 Thanks

Writing

2019 Dark Phoenix Comic Book
2018 Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay Characters
2017 Marvel's Iron Fist (23 episodes)Comic Book

Acting

2003 Sex, Lies & Superheroes as Himself
1988 Superman's 50th Anniversary: A Celebration of the Man of Steel as Himself

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