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Len Wein

1948 - 2017

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Leonard Norman Wein (; June 12, 1948 – September 10, 2017) was an American comic book writer and editor best known for co-creating DC Comics' Swamp Thing and Marvel Comics' Wolverine, and for helping revive the Marvel superhero team the X-Men (including the co-creation of Nightcrawler, Storm, and Colossus). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Len Wein has received more than 629,040 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Len Wein is the 159th most popular comic artist (down from 124th in 2019), the 10,300th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,597th in 2019) and the 38th most popular American Comic Artist.

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Among comic artists, Len Wein ranks 159 out of 174Before him are Marv Wolfman, Kōsuke Fujishima, Mark Millar, Yuu Watase, Oh! great, and Natsuki Takaya. After him are Eduardo Risso, Bill Watterson, Robert Kirkman, Scott McCloud, Jim Lee, and One.

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Among people born in 1948, Len Wein ranks 580Before him are Richard Dembo, Ilkka Kanerva, Adam Musiał, Anders Wejryd, Michael Moran, and Pierre Rapsat. After him are Sheila Jeffreys, Karen Wetterhahn, Lesław Ćmikiewicz, John Dew, Robert John "Mutt" Lange, and T Bone Burnett. Among people deceased in 2017, Len Wein ranks 492Before him are Marc Baecke, Tore Eriksson, Bernie Casey, Miriam Rodríguez Martínez, Thomas Starzl, and Marino Perani. After him are Shelley Berman, Josip Weber, Spartaco Landini, Michael Novak, Valery Asapov, and Curt Lowens.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Len Wein ranks 10,300 out of 18,182Before him are Gloria Talbott (1931), Oscar Levant (1906), George Whitefield Chadwick (1854), Michael Romeo (1968), Anna J. Harrison (1912), and Frankie Lymon (1942). After him are Armand Duplantis (1999), Sharon Jones (1956), Katherine Tai (1974), Edward Egan (1932), J. B. Smoove (1965), and John O'Connor (1920).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Len Wein ranks 38Before him are Harvey Kurtzman (1924), Mort Walker (1923), Mike Mignola (1960), Harvey Pekar (1939), Neal Adams (1941), and Marv Wolfman (1946). After him are Bill Watterson (1958), Robert Kirkman (1978), Scott McCloud (1960), Alison Bechdel (1960), Walt Kelly (1913), and Scott Adams (1957).