Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman

Greg Weisman (born September 28 1963 in Los Angeles, California) is an American animation writer and producer most famous as the creator of the animated television series "Gargoyles". Weisman is a former English composition and writing teacher and received degrees at Stanford University and USC.

Career

Of late, Weisman is notable for the question and answer forum he participates in with "Gargoyles" fans online, often revealing his intended plans for the show. He announced on the forum a deal with Disney to continue the "Gargoyles" storyline as a comic book produced by Slave Labor Graphics beginning in 2006. The first issue of the bi-monthly book sold out its initial print run. (see "Gargoyles" (comics))

Weisman is not new to writing comics, having spent some time at DC as an editor and co-writing "Captain Atom" with Cary Bates. Bates later wrote several episodes of "Gargoyles". He later wrote the series bible for Max Steel and story edited the show's first season. Weisman is also a voice director and was once a development executive at Disney. Weisman recently produced and story edited the second season of "W.I.T.C.H.", which is based on the comic book of the same name. He's currently supervising producer of "The Spectacular Spider-Man" for 2008. He also wrote an outline for , but was rejected by the story editor at the time.

Other Work

While not full time, Greg has written episodes for the following shows:

* "Buzz Lightyear of Star Command"
** "Star Crossed"
** "The Clone Rangers"
* "Max Steel"
* ""
* ""
** "" (He also voice directed Atlantis 2)
* "Kim Possible"
** "Queen Bebe"
** "Big Bother"
* "Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!"
** "The Circus of Ooze"
** "The Hunt for The Citadel of Bone"
* "The Batman"
** "The Big Chill"
** "The Rubber Face of Comedy Part 1"
** "The Clayface of Tragedy Part 2"
** "Meltdown"
** "Strange Minds"
** "The Everywhere Man"
** "Artifacts"
* ""
** "The Elle of My Dreams Syndrome" (A.K.A. The Big Sleep Syndrome)
** "The Black Guard Syndrome" (co-written with his brother, Jon Weisman)
** "The Big Bad Bug Syndrome"
** "The Star System Syndrome"
* "Ben 10"
** "Ben 10,000"
** "Under Wraps"
** "Ken 10"
* "Legion of Super Heroes"
** "Man From the Edge of Tomorrow, Part 2"

A parody of Gargoyles later appeared in a Weisman-penned story in JLA Showcase #1.

External links

*imdb name|id=0918852
* [http://forums.toonzone.net/showthread.php?t=163898 JLA Showcase Toon Zone Talkback - Brief summary of stories]
* [http://www.comicon.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=36;t=006756 Greg Weisman's interview on BAD GUYS & GARGOYLES comic books]
* [http://www.comicmix.com/news/2008/07/17/interview-greg-weisman-talks-gargoyles/ Greg Weisman discusses the new Gargoyles comic series]
* [http://www.comicmix.com/news/2008/08/19/interview-greg-weisman-on-the-spectacular-spider-man-animated-series/ Comic Historian Alan Kistler interviews Greg Weisman about Spectacular Spider-Man]


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