Most famous for his work on the Punisher Marvel Comics series of the mid 1980s, this American writer also penned editions of The Hulk and Avengers. Under the pseudonym of Franklin W. Dixon, he also wrote several Hardy Boys mystery novels.
He earned a degree in film, television, and communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and subsequently secured arts journalism jobs at several local newspapers.
He created Whisper, the famous Capital Comics girl ninja character.
Born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, he later lived in both New York City and Las Vegas.
His 2 Guns graphic novels were adapted into a 2013 film starring Denzel Washington.