Brian K. Vaughan

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Brian K. Vaughan

Born 1976
Cleveland, Ohio
Occupation Comic Book Writer, Playwright, Screenwriter
Nationality American
Notable work(s) Pride of Baghdad
Y: The Last Man
Ex Machina
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Brian K. Vaughan (born 1976, Cleveland, Ohio) is an American comic book and television writer. He is best known for the comic book series Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina, Runaways, and Pride of Baghdad, and as one of the principal writers of the television series Lost beginning with its third season. He was nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award for Best Dramatic Series at the February 2009 ceremony for his work on the fourth season of Lost.[1]


[edit] Biography

[edit] Early life and career

As an undergraduate film student at New York University, Vaughan took part in Marvel's Stan-hattan Project, a class for fledgling comic book writers that also helped Joe Kelly break into comic books. Vaughan's first credit was Cable #43 (May 1997).

[edit] Later career

Vaughan has written most of the major DC and Marvel characters, including Batman and the X-Men. He has also written several screenplays, stage plays, and short stories, although he prefers writing comic books. He has stated in an interview with[2] that he prefers to write his own creations like Y: The Last Man and Ex Machina because he doesn't think he's the best at using his "voice" with company-owned characters.

[edit] Awards and nominations

  • Nominated for five Eisners in 2006: Best Writer; Best Single Issue, Best Serialized Story and Best Continuing Series for Ex Machina; and Best Serialized Story for Y: The Last Man.[3]
  • "Comic's Best Writer" (2006), Wizard magazine.

[edit] Selected bibliography

[edit] Marvel Comics

[edit] DC Comics / Vertigo / Wildstorm

[edit] Dark Horse Comics

[edit] Other works

[edit] Television

[edit] Films

  • Y: The Last Man (screenplay) [6]
  • Ex Machina[7]
  • Runaways[8]

[edit] Footnotes

[edit] References

[edit] External links

Preceded by
Joss Whedon
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight writer
Succeeded by
Joss Whedon
Preceded by
Runaways writer
Succeeded by
Joss Whedon
Preceded by
Eric Luke
Wonder Woman writer
Succeeded by
Ben Raab
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