David Anthony Kraft
Most well-known for long stints writing Marvel & DC comics, Defenders , She-Hulk, Captain America, Man-Wolf (with George Perez artist), Superman/Batman in World's Finest, Spider-Man & Hulk for Simon & Schuster and all kinds of offbeat superhero stuff.
Worked with or helped start careers of many top artists like George Perez, Keith Giffen, John Byrne, Brian Stelfreeze.
Books written include paperbacks such as Ghost Knights of Camelot and Robot Race for Avon and Scholastic books.
Publisher of hardcover and softcover specialty SF, including A E Van Vogt, Robert E Howard, Jack London, Don McGregor and others under the Fictioneer Books Ltd imprint.
Publisher of Comics Interview Group, many magazines and books, including the flagship title David Anthony Kraft's Comics Interview with ran for 12 years and garnered Eisner, Eagle and other nominations and awards. Other titles: Comics Revue, Cycops, MICRA, X-Thieves, and many more, including the trade text 100 Hot Tips from Top Comics Creators.
TV story-editor/scripter for G. I. Joe: Extreme and Street Fighters.
Packager of rock comics from KISS to the Beatles. And former rock journalist who has hung with and put groups like Blue Oyster Cult and Rush into comics.
Bon vivant and raconteur extraordinaire. DAK (as he is known to many) had wonderful mentors like Leigh Brackett (sf writer who also scripted Empire Strikes Back) and Stan (the Man) Lee and E Hoffmann Price (who was a friend of H P Lovecraft and Robert E Howard). Many tales to tell.
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