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Brian Michael Bendis

Biography

Brian Michael Bendis

Brian Michael Bendis is an award winning comics creator and one of the most successful writers working in mainstream comics. For the last 11 years, Brian's books have consistently sat on the top of the nationwide comic and graphic novel sales charts.

Brian is currently helming a renaissance for Marvel's popular AVENGERS franchise by writing every issue of the NEW AVENGERS plus debuting the hit books MIGHTY AVENGERS and DARK AVENGERS along with the wildly successful 'event' projects HOUSE OF M, SECRET WAR, SECRET INVASION and SIEGE.

Brian is a member of Marvel studios creative committee, which consults on their numerous ongoing film projects. He has consulted on IRON-MAN and IRON MAN 2 and is currently consulting on THE FIRST AVENGERS: CAPTAIN AMERICA, THOR and THE AVENGERS.

Brian has won five prestigious Eisner awards, including 'Best Writer of the year' two years in a row. He has also won over two dozen Wizard comic awards. Brian is the recipient of the Cleveland Press 'Excellence in Journalism' Award and was named "Best Writer of the Year." by Wizard Magazine and Comic Buyer's Guide for three consecutive years.

He lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife Alisa, his gorgeous daughters Olivia and Sabrina and his dogs Lucky, Max and Buster.

Brian Michael Bendis

Books by Brian Michael Bendis

by Brian Michael Bendis and Valentine De Landro - Graphic Novel

Meet Jessica Jones. Once upon a time, she was a costumed super hero...but not a very good one. Her powers were unremarkable compared to the amazing abilities of the costumed icons that populate the Marvel Universe. In a city of Marvels, Jessica Jones never found her niche. Now a chain-smoking, self-destructive alcoholic with a mean inferiority complex, Jones is the owner and sole employee of Alias Investigations --- a small, private-investigative firm specializing in superhuman cases. When she uncovers the potentially explosive secret of one hero's true identity, Jessica's life immediately becomes expendable. But her wit, charm and intelligence just may help her survive through another day.

written by Brian Michael Bendis, illustrated by Sara Pichelli - Fiction, Graphic Novel, Young Adult 12+

Peter Parker may be dead, but the legacy of Spider-Man lives on! Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli introduce the new web-head, Miles Morales, a 13-year-old struggling to cope with adolescent trials, family feuds, and…burgeoning spider-powers after being bitten by a genetically altered arachnid.

by Brian Michael Bendis - Fiction, Superhero

There came a day! A day unlike any other...where two of Marvel's top creators teamed up for the very first time to create a bombastic new story that not only ushers in the Heroic Age of Marvel Comics but unleashes onto the world the most blockbuster Avengers team ever! Who will answer the call? And
will they assemble just in time...because Kang the Conqueror is here from the future. And wait till you find out why...!

by Brian Michael Bendis, Mark Millar, and Adam Kubert - Graphic Novel

Witness the beginnings of the Four --- Reed Richards, Johnny Storm, Susan Storm and Ben Grimm --- super-hero icons for the new century! When high-school genius Reed Richards enrolls at a secret government-sponsored school for the most gifted minds in the world, he unwittingly starts himself and his friends on the journey of a lifetime! A story about science, adventure, and above all else family, set in the most dynamic and unpredictable universe in the comic-book world!