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The Hobgoblin character co-created by Stern. John Romita Jr. art.
The Hobgoblin character co-created by Stern. John Romita Jr. art.

Roger Stern (born September 17, 1950) is an American comic book author and novelist. He broke into the comics industry in 1975 at Marvel Comics, part of its 'third wave' of creators (others included artists John Byrne and Frank Miller, and writers Jo Duffy, Mark Gruenwald and Ralph Macchio). The Hobgoblin. ... The Hobgoblin. ... The Hobgoblin is a comic book supervillain appearing in the Marvel Comics universe as an enemy of Spider-Man who uses a variant of the persona of the Green Goblin. ... John Romita, Jr. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... The word author has several meanings: The author of a book, story, article or the like, is the person who has written it (or is writing it). ... A novel is an extended work of written, narrative, prose fiction, usually in story form; the writer of a novel is a novelist. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Marvel Comics NYSE: MVL, (AKA Marvel Entertainment Group, Marvel Characters, Inc. ... Uncanny X-Men #135 (1980), cover by Byrne John Lindley Byrne (born July 6, 1950) is a British-born now naturalised American author and artist of comic books. ... The first issue of The Dark Knight Returns, perhaps Millers best known work Frank Miller (born 27 January 1957 in Olney, Maryland) is an American writer and artist best known for his film noir-style comic book stories. ... Mark Gruenwald (June 18, 1953-August 12, 1996) was an American comic book writer and editor. ...


Stern had a brief stint as an editor (notably on Uncanny X-Men), but is probably better known for a brief run with John Byrne on Captain America and for his lengthy stints on Amazing Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, and The Avengers. do i even know who you are??? // Headline text Bold textAn Editor is a person who prepares text—typically language, but also images and sounds—for publication by correcting, condensing, or otherwise modifying it. ... The X-Men are a group of comic book superheroes featured in Marvel Comics. ... Captain America, the alter ego of Steve Rogers (in some accounts Steven Grant Rogers), is a Marvel Comics superhero. ... The Amazing Spider-Man is the title of both a comic book published by Marvel Comics and a daily newspaper comic strip. ... Doctor Strange, a fictional character, is a sorcerer featured in Marvel Comics. ... The Avengers are a Marvel Comics superhero team, comprised of many of the Marvel Universes most popular and powerful heroes and the Marvel Comics counterpart to DC Comics Justice League of America. ...


In 1982, he co-created Marvel's second Captain Marvel and the Hobgoblin, both with artist John Romita Jr.. In 1984, Stern co-created the Avengers spin-off West Coast Avengers with artist Bob Hall. 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Photon (Monica Rambeau) is an African American Marvel Comics superheroine who was a member of the Avengers. ... The Hobgoblin is a comic book supervillain appearing in the Marvel Comics universe as an enemy of Spider-Man who uses a variant of the persona of the Green Goblin. ... John Romita, Jr. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The West Coast Avengers was a spin-off superhero team of the Avengers, as well as the title of their comic book series. ...


Also that year, and with Ron Frenz penciling, Stern wrote The kid who collects Spider-Man (which originally appeared in Amazing Spider-man Vol.1 #248) a story which is often cited as one of the best featuring the character. (Spider-Man co-creator Stan Lee has identified the story as one of his own favorites.)


In 1987, after a dispute with editor Mark Gruenwald over future storylines, Stern was fired from The Avengers. Effectively banished from Marvel, he started freelancing for DC Comics, where he was one of the core Superman writers for almost a decade, during which he helped to devise the Death of Superman storyline which revived interest in the character in the mid-1990s. 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The current DC Comics logo, adopted in May 2005. ... Superman, nicknamed The Man of Steel, is a fictional character and superhero who first appeared in Action Comics #1 in June of 1938 and eventually became the most popular and well-known comic book icon of all time. ... The cover of Superman #75 The Death of Superman is the title of the comic book issue Superman #75, and the catalyst for DC Comics major universe crossover event of 1993 with the umbrella title The Death and Life of Superman, becoming a major media event. ... // Events and trends The 1990s are generally classified as having moved slightly away from the more conservative 1980s, but otherwise retaining the same mindset. ...


Stern also wrote a relaunched Atom series and co-created the 1980s Starman series starring the Will Payton version of the character, with artist Tom Lyle for DC. The Atom is a superhero created in 1940 for All-American Comics, and recreated in 1961 in a self-named title, a part of DC Comics Silver Age of Comic Books. ... // Events and trends The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 60s and 70s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981. ... Starman, in comic books, refers to several different fictional characters in the DC Comics universe. ...


In 1996, Stern returned to Marvel, to write the mini-series Spider-Man: Hobgoblin Lives. For the next four years he continued to freelance for Marvel, writing the short-lived Marvel Universe, as well as mini-series such as Avengers Two, Avengers Infinity, and Spider-Man: Revenge of the Green Goblin. Stern also collaborated with Avengers writer Kurt Busiek on Iron Man and the mini-series Avengers Forever, and with John Byrne on Marvel: The Lost Generation. 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The Marvel Universe is the fictional shared setting where most of the comic stories published by Marvel Comics take place. ... Spider-Man swinging around his hometown, New York City. ... The Green Goblin is a Marvel Comics supervillain who is the arch-enemy of Spider-Man. ... Kurt Busiek (born September 16, 1960) is an American comic book writer. ... Iron Man is a Marvel Comics superhero. ... Avengers Forever was a twelve-issue comic book miniseries published by Marvel Comics starring the superhero team called the Avengers. ...


Since 2001, most of Stern's comic book work has been for European publishers Egmont Books (writing The Phantom) and Panini UK. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... World map showing location of Europe When considered a continent, Europe is the worlds second smallest continent in terms of area, with an area of 10,600,000 km² (4,140,625 square miles), making it larger than Australia only. ... The Phantom is a comic strip created by Lee Falk (also creator of Mandrake the Magician), recounting the adventures of a costumed crime-fighter called the Phantom. ...


Stern has written a number of original graphic novels, including Doctor Strange & Doctor Doom: Triumph and Torment, Superman for Earth, The Incredible Hulk vs. Superman, and Superman: A Nation Divided. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with comic book. ... Doctor Doom (real name Victor von Doom) is a Marvel Comics supervillain. ... The Incredible Hulk The Hulk, often called The Incredible Hulk, is a Marvel Comics superhero. ...


In addition to his comics work, Stern has written three novels: The Death and Life of Superman (Bantam Books, 1993), Smallville: Strange Visitors (Warner Books, 2002), and Superman: The Never-Ending Battle (Pocket Books, 2005). The Death and Life of Superman was a New York Times bestseller in hardcover and was released as a mass market paperback in 1994; a new trade paperback edition was released by Barnes & Noble Books in 2004. DeFoes Robinson Crusoe, Newspaper edition published in 1719 A novel (from French nouvelle, new) is an extended fictional narrative in prose. ... Bantam Books (established 1945), owned by Random House, is a member of the Bantam Dell Publishing Group. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Smallville is a television series that airs in the United States on the WB television network. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pocket Books is the name of a subdivision of Simon & Schuster publishers. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... A bestseller is a book that is identified as extremely popular by its inclusion on a list of top-sellers. ... A hardcover (or hardback or hardbound) book is bound with rigid protective covers (typically of cardboard covered with cloth or heavy paper) and a stitched spine. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... A trade paperback can refer to any book that is bound with a heavy paper cover that is generally cheaper than the hardcover but more expensive than the regular paperback version. ... A typical Barnes & Noble bookstore. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • Stern Talk - his unofficial message board and web site

Roger Stern (born September 17, 1950) is an American comic book author and novelist. He broke into the comics industry in 1975 at Marvel Comics, part of its 'third wave' of creators (others included artists John Byrne and Frank Miller, and writers Jo Duffy, Mark Gruenwald and Ralph Macchio).


Stern had a brief stint as an editor (notably on Uncanny X-Men), but is probably better known for a brief run with John Byrne on Captain America and for his lengthy stints on Amazing Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, and The Avengers.


In 1982, he co-created Marvel's second Captain Marvel and the Hobgoblin, both with artist John Romita Jr.. In 1984, Stern co-created the Avengers spin-off West Coast Avengers with artist Bob Hall.


Also that year, and with Ron Frenz penciling, Stern wrote The kid who collects Spider-Man (which originally appeared in Amazing Spider-man Vol.1 #248) a story which is often cited as one of the best featuring the character. (Spider-Man co-creator Stan Lee has identified the story as one of his own favorites.)


In 1987, after a dispute with editor Mark Gruenwald over future storylines, Stern was fired from The Avengers. Effectively banished from Marvel, he started freelancing for DC Comics, where he was one of the core Superman writers for almost a decade, during which he helped to devise the Death of Superman storyline which revived interest in the character in the mid-1990s.


Stern also wrote a relaunched Atom series and co-created the 1980s Starman series starring the Will Payton version of the character, with artist Tom Lyle for DC.


In 1996, Stern returned to Marvel, to write the mini-series Spider-Man: Hobgoblin Lives. For the next four years he continued to freelance for Marvel, writing the short-lived Marvel Universe, as well as mini-series such as Avengers Two, Avengers Infinity, and Spider-Man: Revenge of the Green Goblin. Stern also collaborated with Avengers writer Kurt Busiek on Iron Man and the mini-series Avengers Forever, and with John Byrne on Marvel: The Lost Generation.


Since 2001, most of Stern's comic book work has been for European publishers Egmont Books (writing The Phantom) and Panini UK.


Stern has written a number of original graphic novels, including Doctor Strange & Doctor Doom: Triumph and Torment, Superman for Earth, The Incredible Hulk vs. Superman, and Superman: A Nation Divided.


In addition to his comics work, Stern has written three novels: The Death and Life of Superman (Bantam Books, 1993), Smallville: Strange Visitors (Warner Books, 2002), and Superman: The Never-Ending Battle (Pocket Books, 2005). The Death and Life of Superman was a New York Times bestseller in hardcover and was released as a mass market paperback in 1994; a new trade paperback edition was released by Barnes & Noble Books in 2004.


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Roger Stern - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (452 words)
Roger Stern (born September 17, 1950) is an American comic book author and novelist.
Stern broke into the industry in 1975 as part of the Marvel Comics "third wave" of creators, which included artists Byrne and Frank Miller, and writers Jo Duffy, Mark Gruenwald and Ralph Macchio.
Stern worked briefly as an editor (notably on The Uncanny X-Men), but is better known for a brief run with John Byrne on Captain America and for his lengthy stints on The Amazing Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, and The Avengers.
Roger Stern - definition of Roger Stern in Encyclopedia (172 words)
Roger Stern is an American comic book author and cartoonist.
Stern had a brief stint as an editor (notably on Uncanny X-Men), but is probably best-known for a brief but memorable run with John Byrne on Captain America, and lengthy stints on Amazing Spider-Man and The Avengers.
In 1988 Stern left Marvel for DC Comics, where for almost a decade he was one of the core group of Superman writers.
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