Chuck Dixon – Comic Book Writer
Q: Who is Chuck Dixon?
A: Chuck Dixon is a Tampa, Florida based, award winning writer, who has been a comic industry veteran for over 30 years. His first work came in the early 80’s and included Alien Legion, Airboy and The Savage Sword of Conan. Chuck is from Philadelphia and is a self professed snorer.
Q: What has Chuck written?
A: Chuck is best known for his long and influential runs on Punisher War Journal, Robin and Detective Comics. He created Birds of Prey for DC which was developed as a television series on the WB network.
Chuck’s distinguished body of work also includes a wide array of titles such as Batman, Green Arrow, Superman, Supergirl, Iron Man, Moon Knight, Catwoman, Captain America, G.I. Joe, Hawkeye, The Flash, Nightwing, Green Lantern and Justice League of America. His extreme versatility as a writer, which seemingly has no limits, has also allowed him to write numerous film and cartoon adaptation comics including Aliens, Transformers, The A-Team, Predator, The Twilight Zone, Scooby Doo, The Terminator, Spongebob Squarepants, The Simpsons, Star Wars, Snakes on a Plane, A Nightmare on Elm Street and The Hobbit. To see a comprehensive, too long to list here, compendium of his credits, you can find it on the comic book database.
Q: Where can I find Chuck?
A: Other than the above mentioned comic book database, Chuck has an active online presence including his own website the Dixonverse, Facebook, Amazon, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, IMDb, Comic Vine and Wikipedia pages.
Twenty things you (probably) didn’t know about veteran Batman and Punisher writer, Chuck Dixon.
We talk to Chuck about how he got started in comics, his writing habits, working with artist and editors, writing adaptations, the miracle and scourge that is the internet, Hollywood’s infatuation with the comic book industry, residuals and profit sharing as a comic book writer/creator and just a bit of sports.