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Encyclopedia > Tom Veitch

Tom Veitch is an American writer, best known for his contributions to the Dark Horse line of Star Wars comicbook titles, notably Dark Empire and Tales of the Jedi. For DC Comics Veitch wrote Animal Man, along with two Elseworlds series featuring Kamandi and an elder Superman. A dark horse candidate is one who is nominated unexpectedly, without previously having been discussed or considered as a likely choice. ... Star Wars is a series of science fantasy films created by writer/producer/director George Lucas. ... Dark Empire was a comic series produced by Dark Horse Comics set in the Star Wars universe. ... Tales of the Jedi is a series of comic books that are part of the Expanded Universe of Star Wars. ... The current DC Comics logo, adopted in May 2005. ... Animal Man is a fictional character and superhero in the DC Universe. ... Elseworlds logo. ... A legion of intelligent tigers force Kamandi to fight an intelligent gorilla. ... 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. ...

Creator-owned comics by Veitch include: The Light and Darkness War with artist Cam Kennedy (from Marvel Comics). Other creator-owned comics series written by Veitch are The Nazz with artist Bryan Talbot; Clash with artist Adam Kubert; and My Name Is Chaos with artist John Ridgway (all published by DC). Veitch collaborated with Underground Comix artist Greg Irons in the early 1970s. Cam Kennedy is a Scottish comicbook artist. ... Marvel Comics NYSE: MVL, sometimes called by the nickname The House of Ideas, is an American comic book company. ... Bryan Talbot (born February 24, 1952) is a British comic book artist and writer. ... Adam Kubert is an American comic book artist, the son of Joe Kubert and brother of Andy Kubert, both of whom are also artists. ... John Ridgway is a British comics artist. ... The term underground comics or comix describes the self-published or small press comic books that sprang up in the US in the late 1960s. ...

Tom Veitch's published experimental novels include: The Luis Armed Story (Full Court Press, 1978); Eat This! (Angel Hair Books, 1974); and Antlers in the Treetops (sic), written with poet Ron Padgett (Coach House Press, 1970). A collection of his poetry, with an afterword by Allen Ginsberg, titled Death College and Other Poems was published in 1976 by Big Sky Books. Coach House Press is an independent press located in Toronto, Canada. ... Allen Ginsberg in San Francisco. ...

Tom is the brother of comics writer/artist Rick Veitch. Rick Veitch is an American comic book artist and writer who has worked in mainstream, underground, and alternative comics. ...

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Rick Veitch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1030 words)
Veitch studied cartooning at the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art, and was in the first class to graduate from the school in 1978, along with his future long-time collaborators Steve Bissette and John Totleben.
Veitch had already made his publishing debut prior to attending the Kubert School: in 1972, he illustrated the horror parody Two-Fisted Zombies (written by his brother Tom Veitch), but this one-shot failed to make a splash in the fading underground comics field of the '70s.
Although DC had approved Veitch's initial script for the Jesus story, the issue was later deemed too inflammatory and was cancelled at the last minute, a decision which may have been influenced by the then-recent criticism of the film The Last Temptation of Christ.
Jedi Council Forums - The Official Tom Veitch Discussion Thread (748 words)
Tom Veitch is a well known writer of Star Wars comics.
Veitch said that EMPIRE'S END was rushed -- and it shows.
Tom Veitch is responsable for making me come back to StarWars back there in the 90's.
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