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Chris Claremont


Real Name & aliases:

Christopher S. Claremont

Website:

Country:

U.S.A

Character:

Cable(creator), Cannonball(creator), Emma Frost(creator), Gambit(creator), Jubilee(creator), Legion(creator), Mystique(creator), Northstar(creator), Kitty Pryde(creator), Psylocke(creator), Pyro(creator), Rogue(creator), Sabretooth(creator)

Award:

  • 1983 Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Award for Favorite Writer,
  • 1984 Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Award for Favorite Writer,
  • 1988 Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Award for Favorite Writer,
  • 1989 Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Award for Favorite Writer,
  • 1990 Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Award for Favorite Writer,
  • 1990 Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Award for Favorite Comic Book Story,
  • 1992 Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Award for Favorite Graphic Novel or Album for Star Trek: Debt of Honor,
  • 1979 Eagle Award for Best Comicbook Writer (US)1979 Eagle Award for Favourite Single Story - X-Men #111 – "Mindgames" with John Byrne,
  • 1979 Eagle Award for Favourite Comicbook - X-Men,
  • 1979 Eagle Award for Favourite Group or Team - X-Men,
  • 1980 Eagle Award for Favourite Comicbook Writer,
  • 1980 Eagle Award for Favourite Continued Comic Story - X-Men #125-128 with John Byrne,
  • 1980 Eagle Award for Favourite Comicbook - X-Men,
  • 1980 Eagle Award for Favourite Team - X-Men,
  • 1984 Eagle Award for Favourite Group or Team (US) - X-Men,
  • 1986 Eagle Award for Favourite Group or Team (US) - X-Men,
  • Charles Flint Kellogg Award in Arts and Letters from Bard College

Added by: Raz. Last edit by: Shiwømihz.

Biography

Christopher S. Claremont (/ˈklɛərmɒnt/; born November 25, 1950) is a British-born American comic book writer and novelist, known for his 1975–1991 stint on Uncanny X-Men, far longer than that of any other writer, during which he is credited with developing strong female characters as well as introducing complex literary themes into superhero narratives, turning the once underachieving comic into one of Marvel’s most popular series.During his tenure at Marvel, Claremont co-created numerous X-Men characters, such as Rogue, Psylocke, Shadowcat, Phoenix, The Brood, Lockheed, Shi'ar, Shi'ar Imperial Guard, Mystique, Destiny, Selene, Reverend William Stryker, Lady Mastermind, Emma Frost, Tessa, Siryn, Jubilee, Rachel Summers, Madelyne Pryor, Moira MacTaggert, Lilandra, Shadow King, Cannonball, Warpath, Mirage, Wolfsbane, Karma, Cypher, Sabretooth, Empath, Sebastian Shaw, Donald Pierce, Avalanche, Pyro, Legion, Nimrod, Gateway, Strong Guy, Proteus, Mister Sinister, Marauders, Purifiers, Captain Britain, Sunspot, Forge and Gambit. Claremont scripted many classic stories, including "The Dark Phoenix Saga" and "Days of Future Past", on which he collaborated with John Byrne.He developed the character of Wolverine into a fan favorite. X-Men #1, the 1991 spinoff series premiere that Claremont co-wrote with Jim Lee, remains the best-selling comic book of all time, according to Guinness World Records. In 2015, Claremont and his X-Men collaborator John Byrne were entered into the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame.

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