Tony Isabella, like Superman, was born in Cleveland, Ohio. The 44-year comics’ industry veteran was an editor and writer at Marvel and other publishers. At DC, he created Black Lightning, the company’s first prominent African-American super-hero. He co-wrote the prose novels Captain America: Liberty’s Torch and Star Trek: The Case of the Colonist’s Corpse, and is the author of 1000 Comic Books You Must Read, one of the most successful books of comics history and nostalgia ever. He was the lead reviewer for, and a contributing editor, of Comics Buyer’s Guide for over two decades. He received the Inkpot Award at the 2013 Comic-Con International in San Diego.
Currently...Tony writes the daily “Tony Isabella’s Bloggy Thing” and the weekly “Tony’s Tips” review column. He does ghost-writing for syndicated comics strips. He’s writing his first new comics series in years, while also writing a “memoir-of-sorts” and a book on his beloved B-movie monsters.
Tony has heard of something called “retirement,” but it is an alien concept to him. He lives in Medina, Ohio with his wife Barbara, his two all-grown-up children Ed and Kelly, and his cat Simba. Except for the cat, they all have much better and saner jobs than he has. The cat doesn’t need a job. She has Tony.
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