Fred Van Lente

Fred Van Lente

Infobox comics creator
name = Fred Van Lente

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birthdate = birth date and age|1972|02|14
location = Tacoma, WA
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nationality = Dutch-American
area = Writer
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notable works = "Action Philosophers"
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Fred Van Lente (born February 14, 1972 in Tacoma, WA) is a Dutch-American writer, primarily of comic books and graphic novels.


He is the co-founder, along with artist Ryan Dunlavey, of Evil Twin Comics, which produces his and Dunlavey’s non-fiction comic books, the first and most famous of which is "Action Philosophers".

Recent work includes "Marvel Zombies 3" with Kev Walker. [ [ WWPhilly Fred Van Lente Takes a Bite of Marvel Zombies] , "Wizard", May 31, 2008] [ [ WW Philly: Fred Van Lente Writes "Marvel Zombies 3"] , Comic Book Resources, June 1, 2008] [ [ WW PHILLY '08: Fred Van Lente on Marvel Zombies 3] , Newsarama, June 1, 2008] [ [ Van Lente talks Marvel Zombies 3] , Comic Book Resources, September 5, 2008] [ [ Zombies in Florida: Fred Van Lente on Marvel Zombies III] , Newsarama, October 3, 2008]

Van Lente has been called "one of the most idiosyncratic and insightful new voices in comics." [ [ Adam McGovern, Adam;; April 4, 2007.] ]

Published works

This table lists only works in which Van Lente is the primary writer (or co-writer) of a published book with an ISBN. For a complete list of all the single-issue comics Van Lente has written or contributed to, see the link to Van Lente's web site below.


Van Lente's industry awards include "Action Philosophers" receiving a Xeric Grant in 2004; it was also nominated for an Ignatz Award in 2005 and 2006. The American Library Association named "Action Philosophers" a "Great Graphic Novel for Teens" in 2007. His "super crime" series The Silencers was named "Best Independent Super Hero Comic" by [ Broken Frontier] in 2003.


External links

* [ Career-spanning interview at The Comic Book Gazatte]
* [ "The Weapon"] for free in its entirety, courtesy of Drunk Duck
* [ "Watchdogs"] for free in its entirety, courtesy of Drunk Duck
* [ Interview with Fred] and Ryan Dunlavey at [ comiXology]

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