|Born||December 31, 1961 |
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fabian Nicieza (born Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 31, 1961) is an American comic book writer and editor who is best known for his work on Marvel titles such as X-Men, X-Force, New Warriors, Cable and Deadpool, and Thunderbolts, for all of which he helped create numerous characters. Events 406 – Vandals, Alans and Suebians cross the Rhine, beginning an invasion of Gallia. Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Buenos Aires is the Capital and largest city of Argentina. It is geographically located on the southern shore of the Río de la Plata, on the southeastern For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Argentina topics. Buenos Aires is the Capital and largest city of Argentina. It is geographically located on the southern shore of the Río de la Plata, on the southeastern For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Argentina topics. Events 406 – Vandals, Alans and Suebians cross the Rhine, beginning an invasion of Gallia. Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A comic book (often shortened to simply comic and sometimes called a comic paper or comic magazine) is a Magazine or Book of narrative A writer is anyone who creates a written work although the word usually designates those who write creatively or professionally as well as those who have written in many different forms Editing Language, Images or Sound through correction condensation organization and other modifications in various media The X-Men is a team of fictional Superhero characters in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. X-Force is a Fictional Marvel Comics Superhero team one of several Spin-offs of the popular X-Men franchise The New Warriors is a Marvel Comics Superhero team traditionally consisting of young adult heroes Cable & Deadpool was a Comic book series published by Marvel Comics beginning in 2004. The Thunderbolts are a Marvel Comics Superhero team which consists mostly of former Supervillains The group was conceived by writer Kurt Busiek
The son of Omar and Irma Riguetti Nicieza,, Fabian Nicieza was three years old when his family moved to the United States. Growing up in New Jersey, Nicieza learned to read and write from comic books. New Jersey ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. He studied at Rutgers University, interning at the ABC television network before graduating in 1983 with a degree in advertising and public relations. Rutgers The State University of New Jersey (also known as Rutgers University) is the largest institution for higher education in the state of New Jersey The American Broadcasting Company ( ABC) is an American Television network. A television network is a distribution network for Television content whereby a central operation provides programming for many Television stations Advertising is a form of Communication that typically attempts to persuade potential Customers to Purchase or to consume more of a particular Brand Public relations (PR is the practice of managing the flow of Information between an Organization and its Publics Public relations - often referred Until 1985, he worked for the Berkley Publishing Group, starting in the production department and becoming a managing editor. Berkley Books is a Paperback Imprint of Penguin Group (USA that began as an independent company in 1955.
In 1985, Nicieza joined the staff at Marvel Comics, initially as a manufacturing assistant, later moving to the advertising department as a manager. Marvel Comics is an American comic book company owned by Marvel Publishing Inc During this period he began to take his first freelance work for Marvel, writing short articles for Marvel’s promotional magazine Marvel Age. A freelancer, freelance worker, or freelance is a person who pursues a profession without a long-term commitment to any one employer An essay is usually a short piece of writing It is often written from an author's personal point of view. Magazines, periodicals or serials are Publications generally published on a regular schedule containing a variety of articles, generally Marvel Age is an Imprint of Marvel Comics intended for younger audiences including children established in 2003
Nicieza's first published comics story came with Psi-Force #9 (July 1987), a title in Marvel's short-lived New Universe imprint. Psi-Force was a thirty-two-issue Comic book series published by Marvel Comics under their New Universe imprint from 1986 The New Universe is a Comic book Imprint from Marvel Comics that was published in its original incarnation from 1986 to 1989 This led to his becoming that title's regular writer from #16-32 (Feb. 1998 - June 1989), the final issue. This led to fill-in work on titles such as Classic X-Men (for which he provided backup stories) and in the Marvel Annuals' 1989 summer crossover "Atlantis Attacks". The X-Men is a team of fictional Superhero characters in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. An annual publication, more often called simply an annual, is a book or a Magazine, Comic book or Comic strip published yearly Atlantis Attacks was a Comic book Super-hero crossover storyline which ran through most of the Summer annuals published
After Tom DeFalco, then Marvel's editor-in-chief, created the superhero team the New Warriors, using existing characters, in Thor vol. Tom DeFalco (b June 26 1950) is an American comics Writer and Editor, well-known for his association with Marvel A superhero (sometimes rendered super-hero or super hero) is a Fictional character "of unprecedented physical prowess dedicated to acts of derring-do The New Warriors is a Marvel Comics Superhero team traditionally consisting of young adult heroes Thor is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. 1, #412 (Dec. 1989), he selected Nicieza to write the spin-off series. Collaborating with pencilers Mark Bagley and later Darick Robertson, primarily, Nicieza went on to write the titles for most of its first 58 issues (July 1990 - April 1995). A penciller (or penciler) is one of a number of types of Artists working within the Comic book industry Mark Bagley (born August 7, 1957) is an American Comic book artist Darick W Robertson is an Artist from San Mateo, California, United States.
Also in 1990 Nicieza began short runs on comics such as Alpha Flight (#87-90), Avengers (#317–325) and Avengers Spotlight, as well as the miniseries Nomad, which in turn led him to write the ongoing series Nomad vol. Alpha Flight is a Fictional group a Marvel Comics Superhero team noteworthy for being one of the few Canadian superhero teams The Avengers is a team of fictional Superhero characters in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. Solo Avengers, later Avengers Spotlight, was an American comic book, published by Marvel Comics. A miniseries (also mini-series) in a serial Storytelling medium is a production which tells a story in a pre-planned limited number of episodes Nomad is the name of a number of Superhero characters who have appeared in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. 2 in 1992. That year, Nicieza became editor of Marvel's children's imprint, Star Comics. Star Comics was an Imprint of Marvel Comics that began in 1984 and continued to publish Comic books until early 1988 Shortly afterward, he left the Marvel staff and began freelance writing for the company. A freelancer, freelance worker, or freelance is a person who pursues a profession without a long-term commitment to any one employer
Nicieza's projects in this period included the first four issues of National Football League-approved superhero NFL Superpro (Oct. The National Football League ( NFL) is the largest professional American football league. NFL Superpro was a short-lived Comic by Marvel Comics, produced in collaboration with the NFL, written by Fabian Nicieza. 1991 - Feb. 1992), and, with penciler Kevin Maguire, the four-issue miniseries Adventures of Captain America (also known by its cover-logo treatment, The Adventures of Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty) (Sept. Kevin Maguire refers to Kevin Maguire (artist Kevin Maguire (ice hockey Kevin Maguire (figure skater 1991 - Jan. 1992), an origin-story retelling set in the 1940s. The 1940s decade ran from 1940 to 1949 Events and trends The 1940s was a period between the radical 1930s and the conservative 1950s which also leads the period to be
In 1991, Nicieza joined with artist Rob Liefeld in co-plotting and writing the final three issues of the New Mutants. Rob Liefeld, (born October 3 1967) is an American Comic book writer illustrator and publisher The New Mutants is the name of two defunct Marvel Comics Superhero teams as well as the title of two series featuring those teams In those issues Liefeld and Nicieza created the characters Deadpool, Shatterstar, and X-Force. Deadpool is a fictional Comic book character sometimes depicted as a Mercenary or Antihero; he appears in books published by Marvel Shatterstar (aka Gaveedra-Seven and Benjamin Russell) is a Fictional character, a Superhero in the Marvel Comics universe X-Force is a Fictional Marvel Comics Superhero team one of several Spin-offs of the popular X-Men franchise Liefeld and Nicieza then produced an ongoing X-Force title. Nicieza initially worked on the title as scripter; after the departure of Liefeld in #12 he became its full writer, which he remained until 1995. By the end of 1992, Nicieza became regular scripter for X-Men vol. 2, beginning with #12 (Sept. 1992), working primarily with penciler Andy Kubert throughout his run. Andrew "Andy" Kubert is an American Comic book Artist, son of Joe Kubert, and brother of Adam Kubert, both of whom are also For the next three years, Nicieza was among the writers and editors of one of Marvel's most popular superhero franchises during a time of such popular, multi-series crossover story arcs as "X-Cutioner's Song", "Phalanx Covenant" and "Age of Apocalypse" . A fictional crossover is the placement of two or more otherwise discrete Fictional characters, settings or universes into the context of a single X-Cutioner's Song is a crossover storyline published by Marvel Comics ' in twelve parts from the November 1992 to early 1993 The Phalanx Covenant was a crossover event that ran through Marvel Comics ' X-Men family of books in September and October 1994. The "Age of Apocalypse" is a popular X-Men Story arc.
During this period Nicieza wrote the first Cable miniseries as well as the first few issues of the character's subsequent ongoing series. Cable is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. He also wrote the first solo Deadpool series, Deadpool: the Circle Chase in 1993. These series expanded the characters' personalities and established key background information for both characters, all things which were later used by other writers on those characters’ subsequent ongoing books.
However in 1995, in a dispute with Harras over the future direction of his plotlines on X-Force, Nicieza quit the X-titles, leaving X-Force with #43 and X-Men with #45.
After 1995, Nicieza's workload at Marvel began to fall dramatically. He wrote short runs of Captain Marvel (vol. Captain Marvel is the name of several Fictional characters Superheroes appearing in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. 2, 1995), Spider-Man: The Final Adventure (1995) and stories for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers before leaving the company in 1996. Spider-Man is a Fictional character appearing in Comic books published by Marvel Comics. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (often abbreviated by fans as MMPR) is an American Live-action Television series, created That year Nicieza did his first work for rival publisher DC Comics, co-writing Justice League: Midsummer Nightmare with Mark Waid which relaunched the Justice League as the JLA. DC Comics is an American comic book and related media company The Justice League sometimes called the Justice League of America or JLA for short is a Fictional DC Comics superhero team. Mark Waid (born March 21 1962 in Hueytown Alabama) is an American Comic book Writer. The Justice League sometimes called the Justice League of America or JLA for short is a Fictional DC Comics superhero team. He also worked for Twist and Shout Comics writing and pencilling back-up stories in X-Flies Special #1 and Dirtbag #7.
Later in 1996 Nicieza joined Acclaim Comics as senior vice-president and editor-in-chief. Valiant Comics was an American Comic book Publishing company founded by former Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Jim Shooter, writer/artists He was charged with revamping the companies intellectual properties which had previously formed Valiant Comics Valiant Universe. Valiant Comics was an American Comic book Publishing company founded by former Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Jim Shooter, writer/artists Nicieza as editor oversaw the new version, dubbed "VH2", which re-imagined characters such as Solar, X-O Manowar, and Ninjak. Solar is an American fictional Comic book character Originally known as Doctor Solar Man of the Atom, he first appeared in a comic book published by Gold X-O Manowar ( Aric Dacia) is a fictional Valiant Comics Superhero created by writer and former Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Ninjak is a Fictional Comic book character that originally appeared in eponymous books by Valiant Comics, and later by Acclaim Comics
Nicieza himself wrote Turok title as well as a new series, Troublemakers. Turok is a fictional American comic book character initially in comics from Western Publishing published through licensee Dell Comics. Troublemakers is the title of a Comic book published by Valiant Comics. Turok met with success as a video game adaptation, and Nicieza was promoted to president and publisher of Acclaim Comics in 1997. A video game is a Game that involves interaction with a User interface to generate visual feedback on a video device. Publishing is the process of production and dissemination of Literature or Information &ndash the activity of making information available for public view He also wrote a Turok novella during this period. A novella is a written, Fictional Prose Narrative longer than a Novelette but shorter than a Novel. However, after staff cuts and most of the lines' cancellation, Nicieza left Acclaim in 1999.
Returning to freelance work, Marvel and the X-Men, Nicieza co-wrote the Magneto Wars crossover through Uncanny X-Men #366-367 and X-Men vol. 2, #86-87, with artist Alan Davis in 1999. Alan Davis (born 1956 is a British writer and artist of Comic books Biography UK work Alan Davis was born on June 18, 1956 This led to the successive Magneto limited series Magneto Rex (1999) and Magneto: Dark Seduction (2000), as well as an ongoing Gambit (1999) series which he wrote for the first 24 issues of its 25-issue run. Magneto (alias Erik Magnus Lehnsherr, born Max Eisenhardt) is a Fictional character that appears in Comic books published by Marvel A gambit is a Chess opening in which the first player risks or sacrifices material usually a pawn, with the hope of achieving a resulting advantageous
Also in 1999, Nicieza began writing Thunderbolts with #34. The Thunderbolts are a Marvel Comics Superhero team which consists mostly of former Supervillains The group was conceived by writer Kurt Busiek He continued to write the book (initially with old partner Mark Bagley on art, later with Patrick Zircher and Chris Batista) up until #75 when the title was revamped. Mark Bagley (born August 7, 1957) is an American Comic book artist Patrick Zircher is a Comic book Artist and Penciller. His early career as an illustrator in the genre began with production of several completed works for Chris Batista is a Comic book Artist and Penciller. Titles he has contributed to include Steel The VaMP Driverless car was one of the first truly autonomous cars along with its twin vehicle the VITA-2. The revamp was unsuccessful, and in 2004 the original version of the team was resurrected, initially in an Avengers/Thunderbolts miniseries, then later in the New Thunderbolts series with Nicieza again as writer.
Since 1999 Nicieza has taken on many writing projects, mostly for Marvel. These include limited series such as Citizen V (2001), Citizen V and the V Battalion: Everlasting (2002), X-Men Forever (2001), and X-Force vol. Citizen V, is the codename of several fictional Superheroes in the Marvel Comics universe. 2, as well as the short-lived ongoing series Hawkeye (2003). At DC, he's written the six-issue miniseries Supermen of America (1999) and JLA: Created Equal (2000), as well as some issues of the children's comic Justice League Adventures.
In 2003 Nicieza co-created, with artist Stefano Raffaele, the horror miniseries The Blackburne Covenant, published by Dark Horse Comics. Stefano Raffaele (born March 15 1970) is an Italian comics book artist Horror fiction is broadly Fiction in any medium intended to scare unsettle or horrify the audience The Blackburne Covenant is a four-issue Horror fiction Comic book mini-series published in 2003 by Dark Horse Comics. Dark Horse Comics is one of the largest independent American Comic book publishers behind dominant publishers Marvel Comics and DC Comics That same year he returned to two of his old characters with the Marvel series Cable and Deadpool. Cable & Deadpool was a Comic book series published by Marvel Comics beginning in 2004.
In 2006, Nicieza returned to DC with a three issue arc in Action Comics #841-843 (July - September, 2006), co-written with Kurt Busiek. Action Comics is an American Comic book series which introduced Superman, the first major Superhero character as the term Nicieza also wroteJSA Classified #28. The Justice Society of America, or JSA, is a DC Comics Superhero group the first team of superheroes in Comic book history He also one of the co-writers for The 99, an "Islamic culture-based comic book" with Kuwaiti Naif Al-Mutawa, and writing DC's Nightwing. The 99, also written as The Ninety-Nine, is a Comic book published by Teshkeel Comics, featuring a team of superheroes based on The State of Kuwait ( دولة الكويت IPA [dawlatt̪ alkuwajt̪]) is a sovereign Arab Emirate on the coast of the Persian Gulf, enclosed Richard John "Dick" Grayson is a fictional Superhero that appears in Comic books published by DC Comics.
In non-comics works, Nicieza co-scripted the direct-to-DVD animated feature Hot Wheels World Race, and the computer-animated DVD feature The Black Belt Club, based on the Scholastic book series. The bouncing ball animation (below consists of these 6 frames MycarsJPG|thumb|right|250px|Some 2008 models the Audi R8, the Porsche Carrera GT, the Mitsubishi Eclipse, and the Dodge Challenger Computer-generated imagery Computer animation is the art of creating moving images with the use of Computers It is a subfield of Computer graphics The Scholastic Corporation (or sometimes referred to as Scholastic Press; in other cases Scholastic Inc
Along with Marvel's Cable/Deadpool, Fabian is writing the backup stories for DC's new weekly comic, Trinity, along with Kurt Busiek. Cable & Deadpool was a Comic book series published by Marvel Comics beginning in 2004. Kurt Busiek (born September 16, 1960) is a Comic book Writer.
Nicieza is married with two daughters.
|New Warriors writer|
(with back-up stories by Mark Gruenwald)
James D. Hudnall
|Alpha Flight writer|
|X-Men (vol. 2) writer|
|X-Force (vol. 1) writer|
Late 2007–Early 2008